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SAT Test Prep : Verbal Sentence Completion I


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1.

The twin sisters were very different by nature: one was _______, whereas the other was _______.

  garrulous..laconic

  taciturn..tacit

  reticent..reserved

  verbose..wordy

  loquacious..talkative

 
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2.

Although Oliver did not _______ his father's decision, he thought it better not to argue and upset him.

  condone

  concur with

  chide

  aspire to

  construe

 
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3.

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

  applauded..artifacts

  announced..accessories

  deplored..trophies

  acclaimed..accolades

  denounced..awards

 
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4.

The villagers administered the _______ to _______ the effects of the snake venom.

  placebo..negate

  antibody..protract

  poison..preempt

  antiseptic..amplify

  antidote..counteract

 
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5.

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

  emend..a dubious

  extricate..a spurious

  condone..an egregious

  amend..an expedient

  confound..an insipid

 
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6.

According to the University statutes, disciplinary action can only be taken when a student is involved in an _______ act of using unfair means.

  innate

  unprecedented

  abstruse

  overt

  erudite

 
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7.

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

  tyro

  connoisseur

  glutton

  confidant

  epicure

 
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