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# When he joked about his shortcomings as a husband, his humor

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When he joked about his shortcomings as a husband, his humor [#permalink]  24 Oct 2017, 17:02
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When he joked about his shortcomings as a husband, his humor grew too (i) _________ for our comfort, becoming so bitter and ironic that we found ourselves (ii) _________.

 Blank (i) Blank (ii) (A) frantic (D) disquieted (B) mordant (E) antipathetic (C) choleric (F) sanguine

[Reveal] Spoiler: OA
Mordant, disquieted.

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CEO
Joined: 07 Jun 2014
Posts: 2852
GRE 1: 323 Q167 V156
WE: Business Development (Energy and Utilities)
Followers: 47

Kudos [?]: 796 [0], given: 134

Re: When he joked about his shortcomings as a husband, his humor [#permalink]  14 Nov 2017, 03:56
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The first word should match “bitter and ironic,” and the second evidently means something like “uncomfortable.”

Mordant, disquieted.
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Re: When he joked about his shortcomings as a husband, his humor   [#permalink] 14 Nov 2017, 03:56
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