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In a place rife with both poverty and crime, some cautioned

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In a place rife with both poverty and crime, some cautioned [#permalink] New post 03 Oct 2017, 03:05
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42% (00:30) correct 57% (00:41) wrong based on 7 sessions

In a place rife with both poverty and crime, some cautioned the young student that to _________ about with his fancy phone and designer clothing was only to invite trouble.
A. sprint
B. gallivant
C. tergiversate
D. traipse
E. digress
F. equivocate

[Reveal] Spoiler: OA
Gallivant, traipse

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Re: In a place rife with both poverty and crime, some cautioned [#permalink] New post 08 Oct 2017, 12:54
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Explanation

You need two words that mean “to walk around in a showing-off sort of way.” Both gallivant and traipse indicate this kind of carefree walking. Sprint is a trap answer — you certainly don’t have any sense that the student was running very fast.

Hence options gallivant, traipse are correct!
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