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1984

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Select the TWO answer choices that, when used to complete the sentence, fit the meaning of the sentence as a whole and produce completed sentences that are alike in meaning.

The dystopian novel 1984 introduced the influential concept of “doublespeak,” a term denoting a _______________ way of stating something unpalatable, such as the term “collateral damage” rather than “civilian deaths.”

A

discreditable

B

euphonious

C

diplomatic

D

hyperbolic

E

nonchalant

F

euphemistic