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# The never-ending human pursuit for extending life spans h

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The never-ending human pursuit for extending life spans h [#permalink]  15 Sep 2020, 09:53
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The never-ending human pursuit for extending life spans has reached such heights that today it is not surprising to hear people talk about overcoming (i) ___________. Whether humans actually succeed in doing so, only time will tell.

Blank (i)
A. illnesses
B. suffering
C. barriers
D. mortality
E. pain

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Re: The never-ending human pursuit for extending life spans h [#permalink]  06 Oct 2020, 21:12
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So here it talks about people extending their life spans so They are thinking about overcoming death .Mortality is good choice
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Re: The never-ending human pursuit for extending life spans h [#permalink]  29 Oct 2020, 02:48
it is not surprising to hear people talk about overcoming 'SOMETHING'
what is this SOMETHING/BLANK?
Evidence: never-ending human pursuit for extending life spans has reached such heights
So it is not surprising to hear people to talk about overcoming death

Pick D (If you are still confused, think of immortal - meaning no death, then mortal indicates death)
Re: The never-ending human pursuit for extending life spans h   [#permalink] 29 Oct 2020, 02:48
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