Critical Reading > Sentence Completions
Choose the word or set of words that, when inserted in the sentence, best fits the meaning of the sentence as a whole.
Confident that her own political platform would ------- at election time, the mayor considered her opponent's sudden popularity less a threat than -------.
(A) falter . . a boon
(B) strengthen . . a calamity
(C) prevail . . a distraction
(D) alter . . an error
(E) waver . . a diversion