GRE Text Completion: JiJing 1373-GRE填空机经1373题 - 4969ABJA1H0K77SYA

A transformative scientific idea that emerged in the eighteenth century was the realization that slow, inexorable geological processes follow the basic laws of physics and chemistry. This seems (i)____________ conclusion in hindsight, but its implication – that geological processes in the distant past must have (ii)____________ these very same laws – was (iii)____________ geologists in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. A. an obvious B. followed C. evident to D. a significant E. preceded F. overlooked by G. a controversial H. entailed I. revolutionary for