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Directions: Each question below has a word capitalised followed by four words or phrases numbered 1 to 4. Choose the word that has nearly the same meaning as the capitalised word.

(a) USURP 

(1) to be lazy 

(2) to climb 

(3) to seize power or position illegally 

(4) to yield


(1) mechanical 

(2) heavy 

(3) clownish 

(4) quick-changing


(1) to release 

(2) to lessen 

(3) to deprive 

(4) to deceive


(1) to lessen in degree 

(2) to express 

(3) suggest 

(4) object


(1) refuse 

(2) integrity 

(3) reaching out 

(4) revenge

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(a)(3) to seize power or position illegally

(b)(4) quick-changing

(c)(2) to lessen

(d)(1) to lessen in degree

(e)(2) integrity

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