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SAT Test Prep : Verbal Sentence Completion I


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1.

The school headmaster averred that he could _______ minor lies but could not pardon such _______ lie.

  confound..an insipid

  extricate..a spurious

  condone..an egregious

  emend..a dubious

  amend..an expedient

 
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2.

The mistletoe is a plant that is partially _______ : it depends on the host plant only for water as it has green leaves to make food.

  parasitic

  anthropomorphic

  virulent

  ascetic

  arable

 
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3.

The cross-border terrorism _______ the bitterness already existing between the two countries.

  deprecated

  endorsed

  exacerbated

  abridged

  confounded

 
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4.

It is astonishing to see such extraordinary results from a mere _______.

  epicure

  glutton

  tyro

  confidant

  connoisseur

 
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5.

The river was _______ and changed its course after every downpour.

  abstemious

  stagnant

  impecunious

  antediluvian

  capricious

 
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6.

This movie is so _______ that anyone can predict the end.

  erudite

  morbid

  terse

  trite

  prudent

 
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7.

The sportscasters _______ his glorious victory at the international games and he was overjoyed with the _______ he received.

  announced..accessories

  acclaimed..accolades

  applauded..artifacts

  denounced..awards

  deplored..trophies

 
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