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in philately, Roger decided to pursue his new hobby because

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in philately, Roger decided to pursue his new hobby because [#permalink] New post 29 Aug 2017, 19:11
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Currently _______ in philately, Roger decided to pursue his new hobby because he had already become an expert numismatist.






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(A) a dillatante
(B) a philanderer
(C) a mentor
(D) a specialist
(E) an eccentric
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Re: in philately, Roger decided to pursue his new hobby because [#permalink] New post 29 Aug 2017, 19:17
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Explanation

Even if you do not know the words philately and numismatist, the clue is new hobby, with yet additional information provided by the opposite-direction time trigger had already become and associated clue expert. Therefore, the blank must mean something like amateur.

None of philanderer, mentor, specialist, or eccentric means amateur, so eliminate choices (B), (C), (D), and (E). Dilettante means amateur, so select choice (A).

Hence option A is correct!
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