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2
2015
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Critical Reading > Sentence Completions

Choose the word or set of words that, when inserted in the sentence, best fits the meaning of the sentence as a whole. 

Her vague sense of ------- grew into anxiety and then alarm when she discovered that her initial doubts about the success of the undertaking were well founded.

Answer Choices

Hint

Look at the logical progression of the sentence: something grew into anxiety and then into alarm. The missing word must thus be a less intense form of anxiety, which itself is a less intense form of alarm.

Question of the Day

Can you answer today's question?

Register Next Tests:
10/3 , 11/7

Sep
2
2015
23,177 responses
Question of the Day Statistics
Number Answered
Correct 9,710
Incorrect 13,467
41% correct

Critical Reading > Sentence Completions

Choose the word or set of words that, when inserted in the sentence, best fits the meaning of the sentence as a whole. 

Her vague sense of ------- grew into anxiety and then alarm when she discovered that her initial doubts about the success of the undertaking were well founded.

Answer Choices

Answer

The sentence asks you to find the mildest word in a logical progress leading to anxiety and finally culminating in alarm. Of the choices given, only “foreboding” is a word that describes a feeling related to, but less than, anxiety.