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meaning of desert #1 (permalink) Fri Jan 19, 2007 0:26 am   meaning of desert
 

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ESL/EFL Test #108 "Synonyms for surrender", question 3

Antoinette couldn't possibly believe that he ......... her at the party like that.

(a) deserted
(b) quitted
(c) surrendered
(d) resigned

Synonym Search, Intermediate level

ESL/EFL Test #108 "Synonyms for surrender", answer 3

Antoinette couldn't possibly believe that he deserted her at the party like that.

Correct answer: (a) deserted

Your answer was: incorrect
Antoinette couldn't possibly believe that he quitted her at the party like that.
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meaning of desert #2 (permalink) Fri Jan 19, 2007 10:11 am   meaning of desert
 

The meaning of desert in the test sentence is to leave or abandon someone who needs you.
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