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Exercise

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Pick out the most effective word(s) from the given words to fill in the blank to make the sentence meaningfully complete.

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I saw a ...... of cows in the field.

A. group B. herd
C. swarm D. flock

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Catching the earlier train will give us the ...... to do some shopping.

A. chance B. luck
C. possibility D. occasion

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The miser gazed ...... at the pile of gold coins in front of him.

A. avidly B. admiringly
C. thoughtfully D. earnestly

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Fate smiles ...... those who untiringly grapple with stark realities of life.

A. with B. over
C. on D. round

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