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Q.

Propinquity

 A.

habit

 B.

nearness

 C.

capacity

 D.

tendency

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Solution:
Option(B) is correct

Propinquity means the state of being close to someone or something; proximity.

Ex: he kept his distance as though afraid propinquity might lead him into temptation

Habit means a settled or regular tendency or practice, especially one that is hard to give up.

Ex: he has an annoying habit of interrupting me

Nearness means the condition of being near; proximity.

Ex: the town's nearness to London

Capacity means the maximum amount that something can contain.

Ex: the capacity of the freezer is 1.1 cubic feet

Tendency means an inclination towards a particular characteristic or type of behaviour.

Ex: for students, there is a tendency to socialize in the evenings

Thus option (B) is the correct choice.


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