Which word could replace the underlined word as it is used in the paragraph? The new grocery store on the highway was a boon to the small town. It made shopping easier for the local residents. Plus, prices were more reasonable. In addition, the store provided stable jobs to many of the townspeople. A. disadvantage B. benefit C. luxury D. bother The under lined word is ''Boon''
The word that could replace boon is B) benefit. Boon means a thing that is helpful or beneficial, so benefit would fit.
The answer would be (B) benefit, because the new grocery store on the highway provided reasonable prices, and made shopping easier for local residents.