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Read the passage below carefully and answer the question that follows. Solid, rumbling, likely to erupt without prior notice, Macon kept each member of his family awkward with fear. His hatred of
his wife glittered and sparkled in every word he spoke to her. The disappointment he felt in his daughters sifted down on them like ash, dulling their buttery complexions and choking the lilt out of what should have been girlish voices. Under the frozen heat of his glance they tripped over door sills and dropped the salt cellar into the yolks of their poached eggs. Based on this passage, which of the following words BEST characterizes Macon? A. fearful B. quiet C. dangerous D. sensitive
The answer is C. Dangerous.
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User: Read the passage below carefully and answer the question that follows. Solid, rumbling, likely to erupt without prior notice, Macon kept each member of his family awkward with fear. His hatred of his wife glittered and sparkled in every word he spoke to her. The disappointment he felt in his daughters sifted down on them like ash, dulling their buttery complexions and choking the lilt out of what should have been girlish voices. Under the frozen heat of his glance they tripped over door sills and dropped the salt cellar into the yolks of their poached eggs. Based on this passage, which of the following words BEST characterizes Macon? A. fearful B. quiet C. dangerous D. sensitive

Weegy: The answer is C. Dangerous.
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