GRE Text Completion: JiJing 1373-GRE填空机经1373题 - 6O45S82LD7432873A

During the eighteenth century, improvements in their material circumstances did not necessarily mean expanded independence for women of elite families and, arguably, the social conventions of gentility ____________ more of their time and energy. A. provided B. justified C. demanded D. granted E. exacted F. rationalized