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Question:

Based on the context of the passage, “distraught” most nearly means which of the following?

A Deeply upset
Explaination

Answer “Deeply upset “ is correct because the narrator is clearly upset that she can’t get a dog. Answer “Extremely depressed” might be tempting, but it is too strong of a phrase for what the narrator is feeling. She is upset, but she is able to figure out a solution.