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While no single empirical investigation can ever conclusivel

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While no single empirical investigation can ever conclusively prove the (i) _________ of a theory, the fact that our data are (ii) _________ findings from over a dozen independent labs worldwide bodes well for our framework’s resilience.



Blank (i) Blank (ii)
(A) rationality (D) consistent with
(B) veracity (E) founded on
(C) candor (F) antithetical to

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Veracity, consistent with.

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Re: While no single empirical investigation can ever conclusivel [#permalink] New post 14 Nov 2017, 04:13
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No single experiment can ever prove the “truth,” or veracity, of a theory. Rationality is close but connotes the idea of the theory being logical, rather than factual.

For the second blank, in order for the theory to be supported, or “resilient,” the results from independent labs should agree with each other, or be consistent with each other.

Veracity, consistent with.
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