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In future discounting, subjects place a lower value on events in the distant fu­ture than on (i) _________ ones, explaining the common tendency to (ii) _________ present pleasures even at the expense of a likely (iii) __________ of future detriments.




Blank (i) Blank (ii)Blank (iii)
(A) atavistic (D) avert (G) malady
(B) remote (E) rescind(H) proliferation
(C) proximate (F) protract(I) buttressing


[Reveal] Spoiler: OA
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Re: In future discounting, subjects place a lower value o [#permalink] New post 03 Jun 2018, 06:48
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Please change the word as buttressing in blank iii.
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subjects place a lower value on events in the distant fu­ture than on immediate ones,so proximate fits in.Then explaining the common tendency to prolong or protract present pleasures even at the expense of a likely proliferation/rapid increase of future damages.
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Re: In future discounting, subjects place a lower value o [#permalink] New post 15 Jul 2018, 13:57
Blank (i) Blank (ii) Blank (iii)
(A) atavistic (D) avert (G) malady
(B) remote (E) rescind (H) proliferation
(C) proximate (F) protract (I) buttressing

proximate, avert, proliferation
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Re: In future discounting, subjects place a lower value o [#permalink] New post 17 Jul 2018, 06:06
y not avert in second blank
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Re: In future discounting, subjects place a lower value o [#permalink] New post 19 Jul 2018, 06:49
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Hey ragini,

The word 'avert' would mean to avoid, or to look away. Because subjects place "a lower value on events in the distant future" even at the expense of "future detriments," we can assume that people would place a higher value on events closer (or proximate) to them. Therefore, the tendency would be to 'protract' or elongate the present pleasure, even at the risk of a 'proliferation' of "future detriments."
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