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SAT Test Prep : Verbal Sentence Completion I


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1.

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

  prudent

  morbid

  erudite

  trite

  terse

 
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2.

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

  catharsis

  labyrinth

  conflagration

  hibernation

  maelstrom

 
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3.

Although the restaurant was known for its _______ delicacies, they found the dishes they ordered were _______.

  assiduous..inert

  savory..insipid

  sensual..insatiable

  gingerly..bland

  ornate..austere

 
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4.

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

  construe

  aspire to

  condone

  chide

  concur with

 
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5.

_______ remarks are intended to _______ others.

  Propitious..provoke

  Inane..edify

  Disparaging..belittle

  Profound..distend

  Conciliatory..instigate

 
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6.

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

  carnage

  plethora

  paucity

  conflagration

  cavalcade

 
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7.

The minister believed the flattery of the _______ who made up his entourage.

  xenophobes

  zealots

  sycophants

  amateurs

  dilettantes

 
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