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can one expect such tough words in actual GRE?
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Did not know most of these words.
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This question is a part of The 5 lb. Book of GRE Practice Problems (2nd Ed.) - VERBAL



Though considered a somewhat somber drama at the time of its release in 1975, the film Shampoo, about a philandering hairdresser, now seems more the _________ comedy.
A. puckish
B. uninhibited
C. prurient
D. wry
E. dated
F. puritanical

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Puckish, wry

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I thought because of the word somber, that uninhibited would be one of the answer choices. I'm confused by why wry is correct.
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POE applied,, and an educated guess went successful.
uninhibited - unstoppable, out of scope
prurient - felt somewhat negative.. while we need something opposite of somber, out
dated - old? out
puritanical - something puritan? puritan is those who are abstemious. not opposite to somber, out
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