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The serial comma is _______of many grammarians, who consider it an unnec­essary addendum to a perfectly clear sentence structure; obviously, they're wrong, because the serial comma is critical to conveying the correct meaning.






Blank (i)
(A) a crotchet
(B) an awl
(C) an apogee
(D) a nadir
(E) an opus
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The blank should mean something that is a "peculiar trick or device." A crotchet is a peculiar trick or device; stepovers are one of Ronaldo's main crotchets.
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