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SAT Test Prep : Verbal Sentence Completion I


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1.

The cartoonist was a _______ who could sketch a comic strip with _______ ease and great thought.

  connoisseur..incredulous

  zealot..whimsical

  gourmet..grandiose

  dilettante..unwarranted

  virtuoso..incredible

 
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2.

Many victims of the _______ died due to major burns even before receiving any medical attention.

  catharsis

  labyrinth

  conflagration

  maelstrom

  hibernation

 
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3.

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

  confounded

  abridged

  endorsed

  deprecated

  exacerbated

 
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4.

She was a _______ and did not take her painting classes seriously.

  virtuoso

  dilettante

  pariah

  partisan

  fanatic

 
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5.

Mahatma Gandhi always followed a peaceful and honest path because he strongly believed in non-violence and _______.

  prudence

  anarchy

  notoriety

  antagonism

  veracity

 
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6.

The publisher was out of stock within a fortnight after he received a _______ of orders for the new book.

  plethora

  paucity

  cavalcade

  conflagration

  carnage

 
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7.

_______ remarks are intended to _______ others.

  Conciliatory..instigate

  Propitious..provoke

  Inane..edify

  Profound..distend

  Disparaging..belittle

 
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