Question of the Day (11-May-19)
The question below contains a number of sentences. Each sentence has pairs of word(s)/phrase(s) that are highlighted. From the highlighted word(s)/phrase(s), select the most appropriate word(s)/phrase(s) to form correct sentences. Then, from the options given, choose the best one.
He was ignorant therefore superstitious, and superstition strongly suggested the unnatural. He knew that furnaces and retorts (A)/ reports (B) and acids and alkalies were necessary to the refinement of gold. He thrust forward his head, and a bar of light smote (A)/ smore (B) him across his open lips. It showed his gleaming teeth white and shut, in sharp contrast to his skin and black moustache, his broad snarky (A) /swarthy (B) lips, parted in a soporific (A)/ sardonic (B) smile; that was all.