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.
Instead of praising the ------- employees who worked late every night to ensure that the project was finished on time, the manager criticized them for not having ------- the work sooner.
(A) assiduous . . complicated
(B) lethargic . . finalized
(C) meticulous . . discarded
(D) diligent . . completed
(E) neglectful . . overlooked