Choose the word(s) CLOSEST in meaning to the underlined word(s): Drunk driving can lead to some tragic results.
Correct answer: A
Test knowledge: Words of near meaning/ Adjectives
The adjective tragic indicates the quality of being tragic, tragic. This word is closest in meaning to the adjective “miserable, which also refers to miserable, unhappy, pathetic nature.
Thus, option A is the most appropriate.
Meaning of the sentence: Driving while intoxicated can lead to tragic consequences.
The remaining options are not suitable in terms of meaning.
B. peaceful (adj): (property) serene, peaceful, peaceful.
C. delighted (adj): (feeling) pleased, delighted, delighted.
D. lasting (adj): (property) long-term, sustainable.