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We have to find the synonym of the word in bold. I have a few choices but I'm stuck between two..

The words in bold are incumbent upon
incumbent upon all officials

Deciding to choose between
a) the duty of
b) the term of office of

I'm not sure I understand, but here goes.

To find synonyms or antonyms for words, use a thesaurus. Here's a good one:
http://www.thesaurus.com

Why are you trying to decide between the two phrases? They don't mean the same as each other. What is it you are trying to say?

ok here's what my workbook says

Circle the letter of the best synonym for the word(s) in bold-faced type.

INCUMBENT UPON all officials (incumbent upon is bold-faced..

these are the options
a) the parameters of
b) the duty of
c) the term of office of
d) the puissance of
e) the demagoguery of

i narrowed it down to B and C

An office holder is considered the incumbent. But it's incumbent on them to do their duties.

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