English (Checking please)
posted by Jazy on .
Write the letter for the choice that best defines the italicized word.
1.) When training for the marathon, Edgar had to run every day to increase his *stamina*
2.) No one doubted Maria’s *mettle* after she rushed into the burning house to rescue her pet hamster
3.) The Roman Empire believed itself to be *invincible* for hundreds of years, but it eventually fell to invaders in the fifth century.
a symbol of safety
4.) In order to control the city, the army knew that it would be necessary to establish a base in the *citadel.*
region of safety
wall or embankment
5.) Kenny was a *stalwart* friend; he refused to abandon Jim in Jim’s hour of need.
6.) Though disappointed by losing to their biggest rivals, the team showed themselves to be ________ by winning four of their next five games.
7.) Wrongly imprisoned for a crime he did not commit, Todd showed incredible _________ for over ten years while fighting for his freedom.
8.) When the country’s government fell apart and vicious military leaders assumed control, many citizens feared for their safety and sought ________ in neighboring nations.
9.) When the river levels began to rise, the townspeople quickly built a _______ to keep their homes from flooding.
10.) The general knew that if his soldiers were to ________ the ships that were bringing food to the enemy, it might be possible to win the battle without a full-scale invasion.
Perfect! All your answers are right.
Yaaay! Thank you for help Ms.Sue!!
You are truly amazing <3 :)
Have a wonderful Memorial Day.
You're very welcome, Jazy!
I hope you've enjoyed this holiday, too.