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It is (i) that the short story, regardless of its acclaim am

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It is (i) ______ that the short story, regardless of its acclaim amongst certain members of the literati, has (ii) ______ amongst the public— all the more so because the novel, in some ways an inherently more demanding form, continues to be popular amongst lay readers who apparently subscribe to the trite credo that bigger is better.



Blank (i) Blank (ii)
(A) aunsurprising (D) languished
(B) encouraging (E) burgeoned
(C) telling (F) imploded
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Re: It is (i) that the short story, regardless of its acclaim am [#permalink] New post 19 Jan 2019, 19:32
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Re: It is (i) that the short story, regardless of its acclaim am [#permalink] New post 03 Nov 2019, 01:18
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The second blank should be a negative word as per the part : regardless of its acclaim amongst certain members of the literati. So, among the answer choices of the first blank, the most positive word is telling. So, C and D are correct answers.
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