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While in many ways their personalities could not have been m

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While in many ways their personalities could not have been more different --- she was ebullient where he was glum, relaxed where he was awkward, garrulous where he was _______ --- they were surprisingly well suited.

□ solicitous

□ munificent

□ irresolute

□ laconic

□ fastidious

□ taciturn
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Re: While in many ways their personalities could not have been m [#permalink] New post 16 Jan 2017, 14:02
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The sentence sets up a series of contrasts between the two described people, so the blank needs to mean the opposite of “garrulous”, which means “overly talkative”. Choices D
and F ​are correct: both “laconic” and “taciturn” mean “shy,” “using few words” or “reluctant to speak”.
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