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Exer. 9 Denotation and connotation

For questions 1-4, select the word with the appropriate positive connotation to complete the following sentence.

For questions 5-6, select the word with the appropriate neutral connotation to complete the following sentence.

For questions 7-10, select the word with the appropriate denotation to complete the following sentence.

This activity contains 10 questions.

Question 1.
Most teachers think that Blanche is a very _________ young woman.

 
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Question 2.
As the boys played video games, their parents _________ them.

 
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Question 3.
My history teacher gives very _________ assignments.

 
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Question 4.
After graduating from college, my best friend has very _________ plans for his future.

 
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Question 5.
The teacher’s job is not as objective as it may seem at first; in fact, it is quite _________.

 
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Question 6.
Given the recent _________ college standards, it seems as though anyone can get an advanced degree, nowadays.

 
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Question 7.
Some of the books we read are full of _________ claims, so they are difficult to absorb in just one reading.

 
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Question 8.
_________the course work is rigorous, but the teacher tries to make it accessible.

 
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Question 9.
Our professor’s false British accent is a humorous _________.

 
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Question 10.
Just because you have _________ change in the school system does not mean you will always achieve your desired _________.

 
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