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Social Norms

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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.

His failure to conform to social norms led to numerous ____________________ social situations that could easily have been avoided, including insulting his hosts and drinking to excess.

A

harrowing

B

uncomfortable

C

excruciating

D

awkward

E

daunting

F

exuberant