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While far from the bane that some scholars have declared them to be, (i) _________ versions of novels and essays do indeed excise essential elements; students would have to supplement their reading with (ii) _________ sources to fully understand the intent of the original.




Blank (i) Blank (ii)
(A) annotated (D) complementary
(B) abridged (E) complimentary
(C) antedated (F) compelling
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While far from the bane that some scholars have declared them to be, (i) _________ versions of novels and essays do indeed excise essential elements; students would have to supplement their reading with (ii) _________ sources to fully understand the intent of the original.




Blank (i) Blank (ii)
(A) annotated (D) complementary
(B) abridged (E) complimentary
(C) antedated (F) compelling


The word bane implies we are looking for a something that may trivialize novels and essays. "Abridged" works well here. Abridged novels and essays may lack nuance and details so students should read "complementary" material so they can properly and thoroughly understand the original.

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Re: While far from the bane that some scholars have declared the [#permalink] New post 27 Apr 2018, 02:17
this is a tough question
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