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# QOTD # 26 Jefferson regarded sumptuous living as among the

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QOTD # 26 Jefferson regarded sumptuous living as among the [#permalink]  12 Aug 2016, 06:42
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Jefferson regarded sumptuous living as among the most __________ evils to threaten the young republic, more pernicious even than loyalty to the deposed empire.

• reactionary
• venerable
• epicurean
• grievous
• baneful
• fastidious

[Reveal] Spoiler: OA
D and E
[Reveal] Spoiler: OA

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Re: QOTD # 26 Jefferson regarded sumptuous living as among the [#permalink]  24 Aug 2017, 06:08
Why D?
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Re: QOTD # 26 Jefferson regarded sumptuous living as among the [#permalink]  25 Aug 2017, 01:01
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Why D?

Because from the meaning of the sentence you do need a word that means: terrible or excruciating. D and E are the best choice.

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Re: QOTD # 26 Jefferson regarded sumptuous living as among the [#permalink]  26 Feb 2018, 16:54
why loyalty to the deposed empire is harmful?
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Re: QOTD # 26 Jefferson regarded sumptuous living as among the [#permalink]  28 Feb 2018, 17:15
D is one of the answer choices because it means very severe or serious, especially of something bad
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Re: QOTD # 26 Jefferson regarded sumptuous living as among the [#permalink]  29 Oct 2018, 07:44
The blank is to be filled by words that mean harmful or "pernicious" Therefore, D and E are the answers.
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