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In his youth, Oscar Wilde catapulted to sudden fame both bec

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In his youth, Oscar Wilde catapulted to sudden fame both because of and despite his (i)_________ witticisms; however, the cutting remarks that won him renown also led to his financial and physical ruin, and he died (ii)_________ and sickly in a shabby Parisian hotel.




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(A) innovative (D) pallid
(B) acerbic (E) aghast
(C) inimical (F) impecunious
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Re: In his youth, Oscar Wilde catapulted to sudden fame both bec [#permalink] New post 26 Apr 2018, 22:30
This is tough one
can someone please explain how F is correct option here
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Re: In his youth, Oscar Wilde catapulted to sudden fame both bec [#permalink] New post 30 Apr 2018, 16:25
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He died having little or no money. That is the meaning of F.

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