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Colleagues describe Padgett as both forthright and reticent,

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Colleagues describe Padgett as both forthright and reticent, humble and (i) __________ , good-natured and (ii) ____________. And in her behavior as a businesswoman, Padgett herself does little to (iii) ________ these contradictions. She says she is proemployee but is avowedly antiunion. She calls herself procustomer but acknowledges that she runs a store with higher profit margins and prices than almost any other grocer.




Blank (i) Blank (ii)Blank (iii)
(A) diffident (D) prickly (G) dispel
(B) eccentrics (E) solicitous(H) fulfill
(C) arrogant (F) phlegmatic(I) accentuate


[Reveal] Spoiler: OA
C,D,G
[Reveal] Spoiler: OA

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Re: Colleagues describe Padgett as both forthright and reticent, [#permalink] New post 20 Nov 2017, 16:08
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The sentence plays a sort of game with contrast words. Up and down.

Humble and arrogant. Good-natured and prickly. Padgett herself does little to dispel these contradictions.
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