Choose the sentence that best uses an antonym as a context clue to clarify the meaning of the italicized words. (5 points)
She tried to quell the noise, but the car alarm continued to ring.
He did not want to assert himself, so he went home after an hour.
I really don't wish to intrude, but everyone is irritated at the neighbor's howling dog.
The students cheered for the team with a vengeance while eating popcorn
I don’t wish to intrude, but everyone is irritated by the neighbor’s howling dog.
In this sentence the person is saying I don’t wish to intrude BUT everyone is irritated
2. "She tried to quell the noise, but the car alarm continued to ring." I'm unsure on this one but..
Quell means to end whereas ring means (in this case) a continuous ringing sound. An antonym of ring could be quell.
No Italicized words here.