July 15, 2019

EVERY SUCCESS STORY IS ALSO A STORY OF GREAT FAILURE (COMPLETE MATERIAL FOR TS)

EVERY SUCCESS STORY IS ALSO 

A STORY OF GREAT FAILURE 

(COMPLETE MATERIAL FOR TS)


1-b         Every Success Story Is Also Story Of Great Failure



A) GLOSSARY: according to the context of “Every Success Story is also Story of Great Failure"
Word
Parts of speech
Meaning
nervous
adj
highly excitable; unnaturally apprehensive
quit
verb
to give up or resign; let go; relinquish
defeat
verb
to overcome in a contest, election, battle, etc.; prevail over; vanquish
detour
noun
a roundabout or circuitous way or course, especially one used temporarilywhen the main route is closed
dead-end
noun
something that has no exit
charge
verb
to instruct authoritatively, as a judge does a jury
attorney
noun
a lawyer
fraudulent
adj
deceptive, false
humiliate
verb
to cause (a person) a painful loss of pride, self-respect, or dignity; mortify
beat-up
adj
dilapidated; in poor condition from use
recipe
noun
a set of instructions for making or preparing something, especially a fooddish
minister (church)
noun
a person authorized to conduct religious worship; member of the clergy;pastor
infest
adj
(of insects or animals) be present (in a place or site) in large numbers, typically so as to cause damage or disease
inspired
verb
to fill with an animating, quickening, or exalting influence
bounceback
noun
the act or an instance of bouncing back or recovering
go up
verb
to be consumed by fire
anew
adv
again / once more / over again
attitude
noun
manner, disposition, feeling, position, etc., with regard to a person or thing; tendency or orientation, especially of the mind
altitude
noun
extent or distance upward; height
broke
adj
lacking money
fire
verb
to terminate an employment contract of an employee especially for cause of misconduct or poor performance
inevitable
adj
unable to be avoided, evaded, or escaped; certain; necessary
setback
noun
a check to progress; a reverse or defeat
humility
noun
the quality or condition of being humble; modest opinion or estimate of one'sown importance, rank, etc
overcome
verb
to prevail over (opposition, a debility, temptations, etc); surmount
stumbling block
noun
an obstacle or hindrance to progress, belief, or understanding
conceive
verb
to hold as an opinion; think; believe
gasp
verb
a sudden, short intake of breath
duck
verb
to lower something into water
turn blue
idiom
oxynated blood is drained i.e., needed oxygen
cinch
noun
certain to happen
outclassed
verb
to surpass in excellence or quality, especially by a wide margin; be superior
short-cut
noun
a method, procedure, policy, etc., that reduces the  time or energy needed to accomplish something
victor
noun
a winner in any struggle or contest
victim
noun
a person who suffers from a destructive or injurious action or agency

B-List of ANTONYMS and SYNONYMS according to the context of                                                             "Every Success Story is also a Story of Great Failure"
Word
Parts of speech
Synonym(s)
Antonym(S)
nervous
adj
fearful, timid, timorous
confident, bold
success
noun
achievement, triumph, accomplishment
defeat, failure, forfeit
lucky
adj
fortunate, opportune
unlucky
defeat
verb
overwhelm, overthrow, downfall
fail, lose, surrender
sweetheart
noun
girlfriend, boyfriend, companion
enemy, foe
quit
verb
abandon, leave, depart, drop, give up
allow, begin, continue
detour
noun
deviation, diversion

inventor
noun
creator, founder, originator

attorney
noun
lawyer, advocate, barrister, pleader

humiliate
verb
embarrass, degrade, demean
encourage, honour, respect
invention
noun
discovery, coinage, design
steal
wisdom
noun
insight, common sense, foresight
ignorance, imprudence
beat up
adj
dilapidated, battered, broken-down, damaged,
OK, good, healthy, repaired
remember
verb
commemorate, recall, recognize, remind
forget
estimate
verb
guess, assess, evaluate, expect
disregard, hesitate
hard
adj
difficult, exhausting
easy, facile
talent
noun
ability, capability, capacity, skill
ignorance,impotence, inability
partially
adv
incompletely, moderately, partly
completely, totally, wholly
stupid
adj
dull, dumb, foolish, senseless
bright, intelligent, sharp, smart, wise, thoughtful
reverse
noun
opposite, reversal
front, same
appear
verb
arrive, come out
disappear, abandon, conceal, depart, hide
fire
verb
dismiss, discharge, expel
employ, hire
inevitable
adj
imminent, necessary
avoidable, escapable
humility
noun
humbleness, modesty
arrogance
grief
noun
agony, anguish, despair, gloom, misery, mourning, woe, worry, sorrow
blessing, comfort, contentment, peace, pleasure, relief
courage
noun
boldness, braveness, bravery
cowardice, fear, humility
faith
noun
belief, conviction
disbelief, doubt
victor
noun
champ, champion, conqueror, winner
loser
victim
noun
suffere, casuality, martyr
criminal, culprit
desire
noun
ambition, fascination, wish
apathy, disgust
purpose
noun
intention, meaning, aim, ambition, goal, target

conceive
verb
understand, assume, believe, perceive
neglect
achieve
verb
accomplish, complete, attain
fail, lose, surrender
secret
adj
covert, private, hidden, unrevealed
apparent, open, public, revealed
surprize
noun
amazement, astonishment, awe, bewilderment, miracle, shock, wonder
calmness, expectation
reply
verb
acknowledge, react, respond, retort
question, request
want
verb
desire, need, require, wish
dislike, not want
starting
noun
opening, origin, outset
conclusion, end
accomplishment
noun
achievement, triumph
failure, forfeit
produce
verb
generate, create, form, invent, yield
demolish, destroy
outclass
verb
surpass, beat, excel
fail, lose, surrender


C) Let’s understand through Graphic Organizer(s)



D) Comprehension Questions:
Note: Read the passage, ‘Every Success Story is also Story of Great Failure in your text book and answer the following questions in about two sentences in your notebook. (Try and discuss with your friends)

1.    “If you want to succeed, double your failure.” Do you agree? Why?
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2.    What would you find if you study history?
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3.    People see only one side of the picture. Which side do they see?
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4.    What do the people say about a successful person?
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5.    Do you call Abraham Lincoln a failure? Why?
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6.    What is the invention of Lee De Forest?
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7.    Why the district attorney charged Forest?
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8.    Who questioned the right brothers’ wisdom?
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9.    Where did the famous flight take off?
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10. Who invented triodes tube?
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11. After how many tries do you quit?
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12. What was the disability of Thomas Edison?
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13. Henry Ford forgot something while his first car installation. What was that?
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14. All success stories are stories of great failures. Do you agree? Why?
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15. Who invented phonograph?
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16. A burning desire is the starting point of all accomplishment. Do you agree? How?
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17. According to Socrates what is the secret to success?
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18. Who inspired Disney?
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19. What do you do when you fail?
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20. What have you learnt by the poem, ‘If you think?’
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E) VOCABULARY AND GRAMMAR: (Qn. 13-17 Editing)
Note: (Paper – 1 Questions 13-17) Read the passage given below. Five sentences in the passage are numbered 13 to 17 at the beginning. Each of these sentences has an error. Correct them and re-write the sentences. (Try and discuss with your friends)
Exercise 1:
13) Failure is the highway success. Tom Watson Sr. said, “If you want to succeed, double your failure rate.”

14) If you study history, you will find that all stories of success is also stories of great failures. 15) But people doesn’t see the failures. 16) They only see one side of the picture they and say that person got lucky: 17) “He must have be at the right place at the right time.”
13.  ……………………………………………………………………………………………………….
14.  ……………………………………………………………………………………………………….
15.  ……………………………………………………………………………………………………….
16.  ……………………………………………………………………………………………………….
17.  ……………………………………………………………………………………………………….
Exercise 2:
            This man was Abraham Lincoln. 13) Would you called him a failure? He could have quit. 14) But to Lincoln, defeat was an detour and not a dead end.
In 1913, Lee De Forest, the inventor of the triodes tube, was charged by the district attorney for using fraudulent means to mislead the public into buying stocks of his company by claiming that he could transmit the human voice across the Atlantic. 15) He was public humiliated. 16) Can you imagine where would we be without his invention?
 New York Times editorial on December 10, 1903, questioned the wisdom of the Wright Brothers who were trying to invent a machine, heavier than air, that would fly.17) One week later, at Kitty Hawk, the Wright Brothers taken their famous flight.
13.  ……………………………………………………………………………………………………….
14.  ……………………………………………………………………………………………………….
15.  ……………………………………………………………………………………………………….
16.  ……………………………………………………………………………………………………….
17.  ……………………………………………………………………………………………………….
Exercise 3:
13) Colonel Sanders, at age 65, with a beat-up car and a $100 cheque from social security, realized he had to does something.

            14) He remember his mother's recipe and went out selling. 15) How many doors he did have to knock on before he got his first order? 16) It is estimated that he had knocked on more then a thousand doors before he got his first order. 17) How much of us quit after three tries, ten tries, a hundred tries, and then we say we tried as hard as we could?
13.  ……………………………………………………………………………………………………….
14.  ……………………………………………………………………………………………………….
15.  ……………………………………………………………………………………………………….
16.  ……………………………………………………………………………………………………….
17.  ……………………………………………………………………………………………………….
Exercise 4:
13) As a young cartoonist, Walt Disney faced many rejections from newspaper editors, which said he had no talent. 14) One day a minister at a church hired him draw to some cartoons. 15) Disney was work out of a small mouse infested shed near the church. 16) After seeing a small mice, he was inspired. 16) That were the start of Mickey Mouse. 17) Success people don't do great things; they only do small things in a great way.
13.  ……………………………………………………………………………………………………….
14.  ……………………………………………………………………………………………………….
15.  ……………………………………………………………………………………………………….
16.  ……………………………………………………………………………………………………….
17.  ……………………………………………………………………………………………………….
Exercise 4:
13) One day a partially deaf four year old kid came home a note in his pocket from his teacher, "Your Tommy is too stupid to learn, get him out of the school." 14) His mother read the note and answered, "My Tommy is not stupid to learn, I teach will him myself." And that Tommy grew up to be the great Thomas Edison. 15) Thomas Edison had only three months of formal schooling but he was partially deaf.

16) Henry Ford forgot to put the reverse gear in the first car he make. 17) Do you consider this people failures? They succeeded in spite of problems, not in the absence of them. But to the outside world, it appears as though they just got lucky.
13.  ……………………………………………………………………………………………………….
14.  ……………………………………………………………………………………………………….
15.  ……………………………………………………………………………………………………….
16.  ……………………………………………………………………………………………………….
17.  ……………………………………………………………………………………………………….
Exercise 5:
13) All success stories are stories of failures great. The only difference is that every time they failed, they bounced back. 14) This is call failing forward, rather than backward. You learn and move forward. Learn from your failure and keep moving.

15) On 1914, Thomas Edison, at age 67, lost his factory, which was worth a few million dollars, on fire. It had very little insurance. No longer a young man, Edison watched his lifetime effort go up in smoke and said, "There is great value in disaster. 16) All our mistake are burnt up. Thank God we can start anew." In spite of the disaster, three weeks later, he invented the phonograph. 17) What a attitude!
13.  ……………………………………………………………………………………………………….
14.  ……………………………………………………………………………………………………….
15.  ……………………………………………………………………………………………………….
16.  ……………………………………………………………………………………………………….
17.  ……………………………………………………………………………………………………….
Exercise 6:
Setbacks are inevitable in life. 13) A setback can may act as a driving force and also teach us humility. 14) In grief you will find courage but faith to overcome the setback. 15) We need to learn become to victors, not victims. Fear and doubt short-circuit the mind.

Ask yourself after every setback: 16) What did I learnt from this experience? 17) Only then you will be able to turn an stumbling block into a stepping stone.

The motivation to succeed comes from the burning desire to achieve a purpose. Napoleon Hill wrote, "Whatever the mind of man can conceive and believe the mind can achieve."
13.  ……………………………………………………………………………………………………….
14.  ……………………………………………………………………………………………………….
15.  ……………………………………………………………………………………………………….
16.  ……………………………………………………………………………………………………….
17.  ……………………………………………………………………………………………………….
Exercise 7:
13) A young man asked Socrates the secret to successful. Socrates told the young man to meet him near the river the next morning. 14) They meets. Socrates asked the young man to walk with him towards the river. 15) Which the water got up to their neck, Socrates took the young man by surprise and ducked him into the water. 16) The boy struggled to out get but Socrates was strong and kept him there until the boy started turning blue. Socrates pulled his head out of the water and the first thing the young man did was to gasp and take a deep breath of air. Socrates asked, “What did you want the most when you were there?” The boy replied, "Air." Socrates said, “That is the secret to success. When you want success as badly as you wanted the air, then you will get it. 17) There is no other secrets”.
13.  ……………………………………………………………………………………………………….
14.  ……………………………………………………………………………………………………….
15.  ……………………………………………………………………………………………………….
16.  ……………………………………………………………………………………………………….
17.  ……………………………………………………………………………………………………….
F) VOCABULARY AND GRAMMAR: (qn. 18-22 Cloze test)
Note: (Paper – 1 Questions 18-22) Complete the following passage choosing the right words from those given in the box. Write the answers in your answer booklet.  (Try and discuss with your friends)

Exercise-1:
double         people        successful        place       find          success         found

     Failure is the highway to ………. (18). Tom Watson Sr. said, “If you want to succeed, ……….. (19) your failure rate.” If you study history, you will …….. (20) that all stories of success are also stories of great failures. But …………. (21) don’t see the failures. They only see one side of the picture and they say that person got lucky: “He must have been at the right ………. (22) at the right time.”

18.  ……….
19.  ……….
20.  ……….
21.  ……….
22.  ……….

Exercise-2:
defeated          thought            sweetheart      business          senatorial         failed       history

     Let me share someone’s life …………. (18) with you. This was a man who ………. (19)  in business at the age of 21; was ………… (20) in a legislative race at age 22; failed again in business at age 24; overcame the death of his ………… (21) at age 26; had a nervous breakdown at age 27; lost a congressional race at age 34; lost a ………… (22) race at age 45; failed in an effort to become vice-president at age 47; lost a senatorial race at age 49; and was elected president of the United States at age 52. This man was Abraham Lincoln.

18.  ……….
19.  ……….
20.  ……….
21.  ……….
22.  ……….


Exercise-3:
transmit           publicly      invented       triodes      imagined       mislead        inventor

     In 1913, Lee De Forest, the ……… (18) of the …….. (19) tube, was charged by the district attorney for using fraudulent means to ………… (20) the public into buying stocks of his company by claiming that he could ……… (21) the human voice across the Atlantic. He was ………. (22) humiliated. Can you imagine where we would be without his invention?

18.  ……….
19.  ……….
20.  ……….
21.  ……….
22.  ……….

Exercise-4:
knock       three       shot       thousand      congratulated     estimated      recipe

     He remembered his mother's ……….. (18) and went out selling. How many doors did he have to ……….. (19) on before he got his first order? It is ……… (20) that he had knocked on more than a ………… (21) doors before he got his first order. How many of us quit after ……… (22) tries, ten tries, a hundred tries, and then we say we tried as hard as we could?

18.  ……….
19.  ……….
20.  ……….
21.  ……….
22.  ……….

Exercise-5:
faced        working        who       hired           when       painter       cartoonist

     As a young………. (18), Walt Disney ……….. (19) many rejections from newspaper editors, …….. (20) said he had no talent. One day a minister at a church ……… (21) him to draw some cartoons. Disney was ……… (22) out of a small mouse infested shed near the church. After seeing a small mouse, he was inspired. That was the start of Mickey Mouse. Successful people don't do great things; they only do small things in a great way.

18.  ……….
19.  ……….
20.  ……….
21.  ……….
22.  ……….

Exercise-6:
teach           doctor          mother           blind           came            teacher           deaf

     One day a partially ………….. (18) four year old kid ……… (19) home with a note in his pocket from his……. (20) , "Your Tommy is too stupid to learn, get him out of the school." His ………. (21) read the note and answered, "My Tommy is not stupid to learn, I will …. (22) him myself." And that Tommy grew up to be the great Thomas Edison. Thomas Edison had only three months of formal schooling and he was partially deaf.

18.  ……….
19.  ……….
20.  ……….
21.  ……….
22.  ……….

Exercise-7:
little      few      worth        bounced       running        moving       difference

     All success stories are stories of great failures. The only ……….. (18) is that every time they failed, they ………. (19) back. This is called failing forward, rather than backward. You learn and move forward. Learn from your failure and keep………. (20). In 1914, Thomas Edison, at age 67, lost his factory, which was ……… (21) a few million dollars, on fire. It had very ………… (22) insurance. No longer a young man, Edison watched his lifetime effort go up in smoke and said, "There is great value in disaster.

18.  ……….
19.  ……….
20.  ……….
21.  ……….
22.  ……….

Exercise-8:
wrote          conceive        runs        achieve          draw         motivation        comes

     The ……… (18) to succeed ……… (19) from the burning desire to …… (20) a purpose. Napoleon Hill………. (21) , "Whatever the mind of man can ………. (22) and believe the mind can achieve."

18.  ……….
19.  ……….
20.  ……….
21.  ……….
22.  ……….

Exercise-9:
into          towards        successful         secret     reason        river      strong

     A young man asked Socrates the ……….. (18) to success. Socrates told the young man to meet him near the ………. (19) the next morning. They met. Socrates asked the young man to walk with him ……. (20) the river. When the water got up to their neck, Socrates took the young man by surprise and ducked him ……….. (21) the water. The boy struggled to get out but Socrates was ……. (22) and kept him there until the boy started turning blue. Socrates pulled his head out of the water and the first thing the young man did was to gasp and take a deep breath of air.

18.  ……….
19.  ……….
20.  ……….
21.  ……….
22.  ……….

G) VOCABULARY AND GRAMMAR: (qn. 23-27 Rewrite as directed)
Note: (Paper – 1 Questions 23-27) Some words or phrases in the given passage are underlined. Rewrite them as directed in your answer booklet.  (Try and discuss with your friends)
Exercise 1:
Failure is the highway to success (23). Tom Watson Sr. said, “If you want to succeed, double your failure rate.” If you study history, you will find that all stories (24) of success are also stories of great failures. But people don’t see the failures. They only see one side of the picture and they say that person got luckily (25): “He must have been at the right place at the right time.”
Let me share someone’s live (26) history with you. This was a man who failed in business at the age of 21; was defeated in a legislative race (27) at age 22; failed again in business at age 24; overcame the death of his sweetheart at age 26; had a nervous breakdown at age 27; lost a congressional race at age 34; lost a senatorial race at age 45; failed in an effort to become vice-president at age 47; lost a senatorial race at age 49; and was elected president of the United States at age 52.
23.  Write the antonym for the word underlined.
……………………………………………………………………………………………
24.  Write a synonym for the word underlined.
……………………………………………………………………………………………
25.  Replace the word with correct form of the word.
……………………………………………………………………………………………
26.  Replace the word with right form of the word.
……………………………………………………………………………………………
27.  Write the meaning of the word underlined.
……………………………………………………………………………………………
Exercise 2:
In 1913, Lee De Forest, the inventor (23) of the triodes tube, was charged by the district attorney for using fraudulent means to mislead the public into buying stocks of his company by claiming that he could transmission (24) the human voice across the Atlantic. He was publicly humiliated (25). Can you imagine where we would be without his invention?
 New York Times editorial in (26) December 10, 1903, questioned the wisdom of the Wright Brothers who were trying to invent a machine, heavier than air that would fly. One week later, at Kitty Hawk, the Wright Brothers take (27) their famous flight.
23.  Write the meaning of the word underlined.
……………………………………………………………………………………………
24.  Replace the word with right form of the word.
……………………………………………………………………………………………
25.  Write the synonym of the underlined word.
……………………………………………………………………………………………
26.  Replace the word with correct preposition.
……………………………………………………………………………………………
27.  Replace with suitable form of the underlined word.
……………………………………………………………………………………………
Exercise 3:
He remembered his mother's recipe (23) and went out selling. How many doors did he have to knock on before he got his first order? It is estimation (24) that he had knocked on more than a thousand doors before he got his first order. How many of us quit (25) after three tries, ten tries, a hundred tries, and then we say we tried as hard as we could?
As a young cartoonist, Walt Disney faced many rejections from newspaper editors, who said he had no talent. One day a minister at a church hired him to draw some cartoons. Disney was working out of a small mice (26) infested shed near the church. After seeing a small mouse, he was inspired. That was the end (27) of Mickey Mouse.
23.  Write the meaning of the word underlined.
……………………………………………………………………………………………
24.  Replace the word with right form of the word.
……………………………………………………………………………………………
25.  Write the synonym of the underlined word.
……………………………………………………………………………………………
26.  Replace the word with suitable one.
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27.  Replace the underlined word with its antonym.
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Exercise 4:
One day a partially (23) deaf four year old kid came home with a note in his pocket from his teacher, "Your Tommy is too stupid to learn, get him out of the school." His mother read the note and answered (24), "My Tommy is not stupid to learn. I will teach him myself." And that Tommy grew up to be the great Thomas Edison. Thomas Edison had only three months of formal schooling (25) and he was partially deaf.
Henry Ford forgot to put the reverse gear in the first car he make (26). Do you consider these people (27) failures? They succeeded in spite of problems, not in the absence of them. But to the outside world, it appears as though they just got lucky.
23.  Write the opposite word of the underlined.
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24.  Write a synonym of the underlined word..
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25.  Write the meaning of the underlined phrase.
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26.  Replace the word with right form of it.
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27.  Write the singular form of the word underlined.
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Exercise 5:
Setbacks (23) are inevitable in life. A setback can act as a driving force and also teach us humility. In grief you will find courageous (24) and faith to overcome the setback. We need to learn to become victors (25), not victims. Fear and doubt short-circuit the mind.
Ask yourself after every setback: What did I learn from this experience? Only then you will be able to turn a stumbling block into a step (26) stone.
The motivation to succeed comes from the burning desire to achieve a purpose. Napoleon Hill wrote, "Whatever the mind of man can conceive (27) and believe the mind can achieve."
23.  Write the meaning of the underlined word.
……………………………………………………………………………………………
24.  Replace the word with right form of it.
……………………………………………………………………………………………
25.  Write the antonym of the underlined word.
……………………………………………………………………………………………
26.  Replace the word with correct form of it.
……………………………………………………………………………………………
27.  Write a synonym of the word underlined.
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