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I am stuck on the following from my vocabulary homework:
4. The elm tree_________is causing many of the trees to die.
(a) stagnation (b) havoc (c) blight (d)decomposition

I have ruled out (b) havoc. I am 100% sure that one is not correct. I think the right answer is (a) stagnation. Can someone give me some feedback and just let me know if I am on the right track? Thanks.

  • Vocabulary -

    The word you want is this:

    http://dictionary.reference.com/browse/blight

    Check out the definition to see if you think it's the best fit in this sentence.

  • Vocabulary -

    Ah, blight. Yes, that makes sense now, looking at the definitions in the online dictionary. Thanks very much for the help!

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    You're very welcome.

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