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The (i) _________ child approached the diving board; (ii) __

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The (i) _________ child approached the diving board; (ii) __ [#permalink] New post 22 Oct 2017, 16:31
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The (i) _________ child approached the diving board; (ii) _________ water in the first place, he found the prospect of jumping into it from some height even more frightening.



Blank (i) Blank (ii)
(A) tremulous (D) beguiled by
(B) coltish (E) chary of
(C) cumbersome (F) repulsed by

[Reveal] Spoiler: OA
Tremulous, chary of.

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Re: The (i) _________ child approached the diving board; (ii) __ [#permalink] New post 02 Nov 2017, 19:20
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Explanation

All of the clues in the sentence are about being scared, so tremulous matches best in the first blank. You know that the child finds diving “even more frightening” than water in general, so chary of (suspicious or slightly scared of), a less extreme version of frightening, fits in the second blank.

Tremulous, chary of.
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