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# Education has become a kind of albatross

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Education has become a kind of albatross [#permalink]  30 Oct 2017, 03:04
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Education has become a kind of albatross in American politics, in that a speech with any hint of_______________ is actually more pernicious to a politician's reputation than one with numerous signs of ignorance, or even outright stu­pidity.

□ bromide
□ erudition
□ patrimony
□ condescension
□ cerebrality
□ bloviation

[Reveal] Spoiler: OA
Erudition, Cerebrality
[Reveal] Spoiler: OA

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Re: Education has become a kind of albatross [#permalink]  21 Jan 2018, 08:53
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Re: Education has become a kind of albatross [#permalink]  28 Apr 2018, 12:19
Here the hint is "Outright stupidity"
It is not the stupid speeches that threatens politician's reputation rather intelligent speeches.
So erudite and cerebral fit well
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Re: Education has become a kind of albatross [#permalink]  15 Jul 2018, 14:09
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Re: Education has become a kind of albatross [#permalink]  06 Dec 2018, 08:52
itisSheldon wrote:
Here the hint is "Outright stupidity"
It is not the stupid speeches that threatens politician's reputation rather intelligent speeches.
So erudite and cerebral fit well

'Education is like an Albatross ( curse)'- as a clue to answer- to politicians, hence education ( erudition/cerebral) works as something pernicious to them in some time.
Re: Education has become a kind of albatross   [#permalink] 06 Dec 2018, 08:52
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