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Despite pressure from reporters to discuss the scandal in which Senator Scottsdale was currently (i) _____, the press secretary would not (ii) _____ the details of the senator`s upcoming public address.


Blank (i) Blank (ii)
alleviated rescind
embroiled consort
compliant divulge
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Re: Despite pressure from reporters to discuss the scandal in wh [#permalink] New post 06 Jul 2020, 15:38
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Despite pressure from reporters to discuss the scandal in which Senator Scottsdale was currently (i) _____, the press secretary would not (ii) _____ the details of the senator`s upcoming public address.


Blank (i) Blank (ii)
alleviated rescind
embroiled consort
compliant divulge


The first part of the sentence indicates that Senator Scottsdale was currently (i) <stuck> into a scandal. However, "despite pressure from reporters," the "press secretary" would not (ii) <share> the "details of the senator's upcoming public address." Since I came up with my own fill-ins, all we need to do now is match!

"Embroiled" works well with <stuck> and "divulge" is synonymous with <share>. "Consort" has two meanings: 1) noun. partner/wife/husband, 2) adj. associate/mix/mingle. Doesn't work either way here.
Re: Despite pressure from reporters to discuss the scandal in wh   [#permalink] 06 Jul 2020, 15:38
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