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Sentence Completions


Each sentence below has one or two blanks, each blank indicating that something has been omitted. Beneath the sentence are five words or sets of words labeled A through E. Choose the word or set of words that, when inserted in the sentence, best fits the meaning of the sentence as a whole.

A discerning publishing agent can ------- promising material from a mass of submissions, separating the good from the bad.

(A) supplant
(B) dramatize
(C) finagle
(D) winnow
(E) overhaul