_____ of protesters joined the agitation and did not heed the repeated requests by the police not to ________ the barricades.
A. Hoards, breach
B. Hordes, breach
C. Hoards, breech
D. Hordes, breech
Answer is B
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Hordes = a large group of people, and Hoards = a stock pile or cache.
'Hordes' is the option that fits in the given sentence.
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breach = break through, and breech = the lower part of something
the right word in the given context is 'breach'.