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Paradoxically, while the writer is ________, the text remains incomplete; only when he _______the text does it comes into existence.
A. worried: revises
B. present: relinquishes
C. aloof: finishes
D. ubiquitous: localises
E. amateurish: submits

I still have no clue at all what the sentence is saying, even tho I put every word in its appropriate position.

So, please help me explain it with detail, when you gimme the answer.
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This quiz may test the vocabulary knowledge of test takers. My choice is B but not so sure.

The problem is the meaning of 'present'. OED gives "intent upon" or "self-obsessed about" as a sense of "present".

Paradoxically, while the writer is present (=intent on the text), the text remains incomplete; only when he relinquishes (=ceases to adhere to) the text, does it come into existence (=publishing).

paco
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only when he ____ the text does it come into existence

CJ
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Thanks CJ, I didn't notice the typo.

paco
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That's so nice, you two. Can't be more clear.