Requirement: fill the blank with two words choosen from this list, each word should give the sentence the same meaning.
Modern agricultural practices have been extremely successful in increasing the productivity of major food crops, yet despite heavy use of pesticides, __ losses to diseases and insect pests are sustained each year.
- A. incongruous B. reasonable C. significant D. considerable E. equitable F. fortuitous
My guess: D, E
- The judge's standing in the legal community, though shaken by phony allegations of wrongdoing, emerged, at long last, __.
- A. unqualified B. undiminished C. undecided D. undamaged E. unresolved F. unprincipled
My guess: B, D
It would be great if you could give the answer, as well as explain why made the choice.