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Female Scientists

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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.

Many researchers lament the _______________ of female scientists and are encouraging women to explore scientific careers in order to combat this shortage.

A

dearth

B

empathy

C

juxtaposition

D

pittance

E

scarcity

F

sympathy