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The (i) _________ of “surds"—irrational roots—with the

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The (i) _________ of “surds"—irrational roots—with the Pythagoreans’ faith that all phenomena in the universe could be expressed through harmonious ra­tios of whole numbers led the cult to (ii)_________ any mention of their exis­tence to the uninitiated.




Blank (i) Blank (ii)
(A) absurdity (D) condone
(B) incongruity (E) proscribe
(C) imperilment (F) palliate


[Reveal] Spoiler: OA
B,E
[Reveal] Spoiler: OA

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Re: The (i) _________ of “surds"—irrational roots—with the [#permalink] New post 11 Apr 2018, 07:44
whats the hint for incongruency?
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The blank needs a word opposite of 'harmonious' so incongruity fits
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Re: The (i) _________ of “surds"—irrational roots—with the [#permalink] New post 14 Jul 2018, 12:30
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The blank needs a word opposite of 'harmonious' so incongruity fits


It may not be the case. The incongruity seems to describe pythagorans ideas not fitting with the irrational numbers.
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Re: The (i) _________ of “surds"—irrational roots—with the [#permalink] New post 15 Jul 2018, 13:34
absurdity and proscribe
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