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The newest romantic comedy wasn’t exactly bad, but simply

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The newest romantic comedy wasn’t exactly bad, but simply [#permalink] New post 03 Oct 2017, 06:16
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The newest romantic comedy wasn’t exactly bad, but simply _________; it had laughs, but they were all jokes you’d heard before.
A. atrocious
B. amusing
C. trite
D. hackneyed
E. witty
F. egregious


[Reveal] Spoiler: OA
Trite, hackneyed

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Re: The newest romantic comedy wasn’t exactly bad, but simply [#permalink] New post 14 Oct 2017, 15:37
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Explanation

The beginning of the sentence says the movie “wasn’t exactly bad,” implying that you’re going to get a word that isn’t the opposite of bad, but that qualifies it in some way. Later in the sentence, you get a more specific addition: they were all jokes you’d heard before. You need words that match with that definition.

Both trite and hackneyed fit that meaning. Atrocious and egregious mean the same thing as “bad,” so they don’t work. And while amusing and witty make a pair, they’re the opposite of what you want.

Hence options trite, hackneyed are correct!
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