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Quebec rises in a magnificent way above the St. Lawrence River. rises

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Quebec rises in a magnificent way above the St. Lawrence River.

A. rises in a magnificent way above
B. rises in a magnificent way, way above
C. rises magnificently above
D. rises magnificently way above
E. is raised in a magnificent way above

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New post 07 Aug 2019, 01:17
"Magnificently" serves the purpose of modifying the verb "raises" instead of modifying phrase in A "in a magnificent way".

Option C is concise and clear.

B and D can be eliminated at once. ( Changed the intended meaning)

E is in passive voice. (GMAT prefers Active over Passive)

Thus, my answer is C.

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