Write the noun forms of the following word adding −ance or −ence to it. abhor ______________ - English

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(i) Match words under A with their meanings under B.

A

B

remote

difficult to overcome

means

most prominent

dominant

be overcome/overpowered

formidable

method(s)

overwhelmed

far away from

(ii) Fill in the blanks in the sentences below with appropriate words from under A.

(a) There were ___________ obstacles on the way, but we reached our destination safely.

(b) We have no ___________ of finding out what happened there.

(c) Why he lives in a house ____________from any town or village is more than I can tell.

(d) ___________by gratitude, we bowed to the speaker for his valuable advice.

(e) The old castle stands in a __________position above the sleepy town.

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Solution

(i)

A

B

remote

far away from

means

method(s)

dominant

most prominent

formidable

difficult to overcome

overwhelmed

be overcome/overpowered

(ii)

(a) There were formidable obstacles on the way, but we reached our destination safely.

(b) We have no means of finding out what happened there.

(c) Why he lives in a house remote from any town or village is more than I can tell.

(d) Overwhelmed by gratitude, we bowed to the speaker for his valuable advice.

(e) The old castle stands in a dominant position above the sleepy town.

Concept: English Grammar
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NCERT Class 8 English Honey Dew
Chapter 5.1 The Summit Within
Working with Language | Q 3 | Page 82
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