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SAT Test Prep : Verbal Sentence Completion I


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1.

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

  exacerbated

  abridged

  confounded

  deprecated

  endorsed

 
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2.

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

  loquacious..talkative

  reticent..reserved

  verbose..wordy

  garrulous..laconic

  taciturn..tacit

 
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3.

_______ remarks are intended to _______ others.

  Propitious..provoke

  Disparaging..belittle

  Profound..distend

  Conciliatory..instigate

  Inane..edify

 
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4.

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

  veracity

  notoriety

  antagonism

  anarchy

  prudence

 
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5.

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

  glutton

  confidant

  epicure

  tyro

  connoisseur

 
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6.

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

  sensual..insatiable

  assiduous..inert

  savory..insipid

  gingerly..bland

  ornate..austere

 
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7.

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

  unprecedented

  overt

  abstruse

  innate

  erudite

 
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