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The amount of self-abasement with which the inmate

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The amount of self-abasement with which the inmate [#permalink] New post 03 Oct 2017, 06:43
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The amount of self-abasement with which the inmate __________ the probation panel to be set free verged on the humiliating; nevertheless, the judges remained unmoved and he was ultimately sent back to his cell to serve another three years.
A. beseeched
B. chided
C. snubbed
D. conceded
E. drummed
F. supplicated


[Reveal] Spoiler: OA
Beseeched, supplicated

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Re: The amount of self-abasement with which the inmate [#permalink] New post 03 Oct 2017, 08:44
The inmate is trying to be set free from jail thus he "beseeched" and "supplicated" the probation panel.

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Re: The amount of self-abasement with which the inmate [#permalink] New post 14 Oct 2017, 16:09
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The inmate is “begging, pleading, imploring” the probation panel to be set free. Beseeched and supplicated are closest to this meaning.

Hence options beseeched, supplicated are correct!
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