Which word best completes the sentence? unfortunately, his poor performance yesterday wasn’t simply an ____. aspersion, abnegation, approbation, aberration, arrogation
Answer: Based on these definitions I searched, I would go with aspersion since the guy’s reputation would fall.
Explanation: aspersion: an attack on the reputation or integrity of someone or something.
abnegation: the act of renouncing or rejecting something.
approbation: approval or praise.
aberration: a departure from what is normal, usual, or expected, typically one that is unwelcome.
arrogation: to claim or seize without justification