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P6 Vocabulary 5 years 5 months ago #1

  • Yvonne Sew
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The mountaineers were caught in a crevice so they sat in deep ______ of their next plan of action.
1) reflection
2) deliberation
3) concentration
4) contemplation

Answer given is (4). But, why not (2)?
Can anyone explain? thanks in advance.
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P6 Vocabulary 2 years 10 months ago #2

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Choice (4) contemplation means:
1. the act of contemplating; thoughtful observation.
2. full or deep consideration; reflection: religious contemplation.
3. purpose or intention.
4. prospect or expectation.

But
Choice (2) deliberation means:
1. careful thought or discussion done in order to make a decision
2. the quality of being slow and careful

Hence in this case,
The mountaineers were caught in a crevice so they sat in deep ______ of their next plan of action.
choice (4) would be more suitable than choice (2) Hope this helps.
Sophia
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P6 Vocabulary 2 years 10 months ago #3

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Hi

We felt that the answer should be (2) as highlighted by Sophia, (i) careful thought or discussion done in order to make a decision because

The mountaineers were caught in a crevice so they sat in deep (2) deliberation of their next plan of action.

Since they planned to get out of the crevice. Hope that helps.
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