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Direction: In the following questions, sentences are given with blanks to be filled in with an appropriate word(s). Four alternatives are suggested for each question. Choose the correct alternative out of the four.

  1. Only the brave deserve the ______ .
    1. fare
    2. flare
    3. flair
    4. fair
Correct Option: D

fair (Adj.) : of pleasing appearance ; acceptable and appropriate in a particular
fare (V.) : to be successful in a particular situation → fare well/ badly/better, etc.
flare (V.) : to burn brightly, but usually for only a short time/ not steadily
None but the brave (only the brave) deserve the fair is a
Proverb : only the best deserve
the best ; only a courageous and gallant man deserves a beautiful woman
Here, fair is the right usage.

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