GRE Text Completion: JiJing 1373-GRE填空机经1373题 - YCB0ZXXJ504E49IYA

Regardless of the putative decline of (i)____________ in contemporary culture, such (ii)____________ remains essential to civil discourse. It allows people to avoid embarrassing or maligning an adversary, and it serves as a form of irony that draws attention to a problem that can scarcely be exaggerated. A. understatement B. inventiveness C. originality D. objectivity E. partisanship F. restraint