Question 8: Mark the letter A, B, C, or D on your answer sheet to indicate the word(s) CLOSEST in meaning destroyed to the underlined word(s) in each of the following questions: The heavy rain and wind many houses and buildings in the town.
Synonyms – Knowledge of fixed phrases
Heavy rain and wind = typhoon : big storm
The remaining answers:
dizzle /’drɪzl/ (n): pour, light rain
blizzad /’blɪzəd/ (n): blizzard
typhoon /taɪ’fu:n/ (n): big storm
downpour /’daʊnp ɔ:(r)/ (n): downpour (shower)
The big storm destroyed many houses and buildings in the town.