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obloquy
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An American senator with 50 years of public service dies days after retiring from office. At a memorial service, an eminent colleague recalls that his friend's career was marked by both glory and obloquy. During his years in office, the senator was not only a great success but also

a) the victim of public censure and condemnation.

b) the victim of inadequate media coverage.

c) the victim of frequent angry outbursts by his office staff.

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