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George was a mercurial character; one moment he was optimis

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George was a mercurial character; one moment he was optimis [#permalink] New post 29 May 2017, 06:46
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George was a mercurial character; one moment he was optimistic about his prospects, and the next he was ____________ .

❑ immoral

❑ hopeful

❑ witty

❑ morose

❑ dour

❑ buoyant

[Reveal] Spoiler: OA
D,E
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Re: George was a mercurial character; one moment he was optimis [#permalink] New post 26 May 2018, 05:17
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This was quite an easy one, just look at the ; beyond which the author has explaied that how his OPTIMISM which is a one of the 3 clues in this sentence which inclued 1.murcurail, 2; 3 is ,

the blanks calls for his mercurial nature morose and dour.

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Re: George was a mercurial character; one moment he was optimis [#permalink] New post 29 May 2018, 11:08
Opposite of optimistic... Morose and dour

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Re: George was a mercurial character; one moment he was optimis [#permalink] New post 30 May 2018, 14:45
We need to find opposite words of Optimism.Morose and dour (meaning gloomy) are the perfect match.
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Re: George was a mercurial character; one moment he was optimis [#permalink] New post 15 Jul 2018, 14:22
Morose and dour both mean sad
Re: George was a mercurial character; one moment he was optimis   [#permalink] 15 Jul 2018, 14:22
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