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In 1770s colonial New England, Puritans _______ the

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In 1770s colonial New England, Puritans _______ the celebration of Christmas, which they considered to be an odious reminder of the Pope’s tyranny.






Blank (i)
(A) placated
(B) extolled
(C) circumscribed
(D) tempered
(E) repudiated
[Reveal] Spoiler: OA

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Kudos [?]: 1899 [0], given: 397

Re: In 1770s colonial New England, Puritans _______ the [#permalink] New post 02 Sep 2017, 19:20
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Explanation

The clue odious reminder requires that the blank mean rejected. None of placated, extolled, circumscribed, or tempered mean rejected, so eliminate choices (A), (B), (C), and (D). Repudiated does mean rejected, so select choice (E).

Hence option E is correct!
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