XAT 2011 Question 5

Question 5

The author has _________ his composition to the best of his _________; yet listen to it with a sympathetic ___________, O _____________ souls, and judge it.
The option that best fills the blanks in the above sentence would be:


1st blank can be filled either by polished or refined as honed is used for "sharpen". 

2nd blank can be filled by something which a personal trait or an ability. Therefore, ingenuity and intellect deemed a good fit.

For 3rd blank, a sympathetic heart is better than a sympathetic mind. 

Hence, option D is the correct answer. 

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