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Fill in the blanks, numbered $[1], [2], [3], [4],$ in the passage below with the most appropriate word from the options given for each blank.

At that time the White House was as serene as a resort hotel out of season. The corridors were $[1].$ In the various offices, $[2]$ gray men in waistcoats talked to one another in low-pitched voices. The only color, or choler, curiously enough, was provided by President Eisenhower himself. Apparently, his $[3]$ was easily set off; he scowled when he $[4]$ the corridors.

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1. quiet
3. loud
4. stentorian