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Chicago World's Fair

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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 1893 World's Columbian Exposition, more commonly know as the Chicago World's Fair, was a celebration of the discovery of America by Columbus four hundred years earlier. The location of the event was hotly debated and New York City, Washington D.C., and St. Louis outdid themselves proving their city was superior and _______________ for the honor of hosting the event.

A

abiding

B

brawling

C

contesting

D

vying

E

skirmishing

F

perduring