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Of all the different types of writing humor may be the most (perishable jovial) because each generation has its own idea of what is funny
jovial?

I felt that there was something thoroughly (sinister immobile) about the way he kept trying to duck questions on that subject
sinister?

In the moment of danger my nerves were so (taut sinister) that I would have screamed if someone had touched me
taut?

The first thing the bankrupt firm must do with its funds is pay the (arrears formats) due on the employees wages
arrears?

Although we are proud of our high standard of living we should not forget that there are those who do not share in this (affluence cascade)
affluence

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    All are right except for the first one. That's tricky -- but you have to take the whole sentence into consideration.

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    Can you explain it please?

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    Of all the different types of writing humor may be the most (perishable jovial) because each generation has its own idea of what is funny.

    This sentence is saying that some humor goes out of style and is perishable. Humor often makes use of current slang or people or events. For instance, I don't understand some current humor because I don't know anything about rock stars and their slang. You probably wouldn't understand humor about K-rations or crooners.

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