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Infer Meaning of Phlegmatically

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Tess of the d’Urbervilles, Thomas Hardy, 1891

Hardy, Thomas. Tess of the d’Urbervilles: A Pure Woman Faithfully Presented. United Kingdom: James R. Osgood, McIlvaine, 1891. Gutenberg.org. The Project Gutenberg, Feb. 1994. Web. 21 Apr. 2016.

In line 24, the word "phlegmatically" MOST likely means

A

eagerly.

B

indifferently.

C

reluctantly.

D

calmly.

E

exuberantly.