GRE Text Completion: JiJing 1373-GRE填空机经1373题 - 7643DRB6H0COXG7FA

Sometimes the criteria that are used to categorize nation-states are purely factual: for example, the denotation of a state as a coastal state or an inland state. But most state labels have a predominantly (i)____________ character. Labels such as failed state or democratic state tend to be accepted only by those who (ii)____________ the assumptions that (iii)____________ such a marker. A. pejorative B. share C. are necessarily distorted by D. functional E. flout F. constitute the basis of G. evaluative H. transcend I. rarely make reference to