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The Biblical portrayal of (i)_________times preceding t

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The Biblical portrayal of (i)_________ times preceding the great deluge stands in stark contrast to the ancient Greek representation of the (ii)_________ past as a Golden Age from which humanity has slowly descended into godless chaos. Such observations can easily give rise to the notion that stories about the past are less faithful attempts at reconstruction than (iii) _________ , ex­pressing both our cultural fears and hopes.




Blank (i) Blank (ii)Blank (iii)
(A) flagitious (D) proximate (G) allegories
(B) dubious (E) antediluvian(H) equivocations
(C) rustic (F) obscure(I) platitudes


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A,E,G
[Reveal] Spoiler: OA

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Re: The Biblical portrayal of (i)_________times preceding t [#permalink] New post 13 Apr 2018, 14:53
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The Biblical portrayal of (i)_________ times preceding the great deluge stands in stark contrast to the ancient Greek representation of the (ii)_________ past as a Golden Age from which humanity has slowly descended into godless chaos.

The red parts show you a contrast. The ancient Greek thought the time BEFORE the massive flood narrated in the Bible (Noah ark and so on) was a golden era. So, the bible instead talks about terrible times. A is the answer.

the others are out of scope.

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Re: The Biblical portrayal of (i)_________times preceding t [#permalink] New post 15 Jul 2018, 13:39
rustic, antediluvian, allegories
Re: The Biblical portrayal of (i)_________times preceding t   [#permalink] 15 Jul 2018, 13:39
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