The book is not comprehensive but is,instead, (i)______ in the most positive sense: (ii)______ rather than settles.
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The town’s air was consistently ______: depending on the breeze, one might be greeted with the sour effluvia of twenty breweries, choking fumes from the coal factory, or brackish smells from the nearby river.
The writer argues that jewelry-grade diamonds, because they are both (i)______ and (ii)______ prove one of two conclusions: their purchasers have so much money they can spend it on goods that (iii)______ or their purchasers are socommitted to making others think they have such wealth that they are willing to go into debt to do so.
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A：flawless D：durable G：may appreciate in value
B：fungible E：useless H：reflect the buyers connoisseurship
C：expensive F：irreplaceable I：serve no practical purpose
Investors are grateful that the attorney general has stepped in to pursue inquiries into the misfeasance in the financial markets,given that the regulators officially charged with policing the industry have been ______.
They applaud the musicals of the 1930s and 1940s,whose plethora of stars, jokes, dances witty dialogue, and general gaiety make today’s offering seem _____ by comparison.