Correct answer: A
A. uncomfortable /ʌnˈkʌmftəbəl/ (a): uncomfortable
B. amazing (a): surprised
C. exciting (a) : interesting
D. surprising (a): surprised
Based on the verb “seem”, in the blank we need an adjective. Type B = D, C
Based on the meaning of the sentence:
However, I was quite surprised to see that these same women now seemed (28)_____around me. One was even quite offended and told me to leave her alone.
Translation: However, I am quite surprised to see that the same female friends now seem uncomfortable around me. One of them was even slightly annoyed and asked me to leave her alone.
Other structures to note:
– leave sb alone: leave someone alone