Example Question #1 : Completing Sentences
William was reluctant at first, but he eventually acquiesced to our request.
Select the word that best reflects the meaning of the underlined word.
None of these
To "acquiesce" to a request is to "agree" or give in to that request. There is no specific element of the word's meaning that indicates this agreement is enthusiastic, and the context of this sentence actually counter-indicates that reading.
Example Question #2 : Completing Sentences
Mrs. Dollars said she would ____________ the flower-shaped custard-filled donuts herself.
Select the answer that best completes the given sentence.
have been buying
The only correct answer uses the correct form and tense of the verb "buy."