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SAT Test Prep : Verbal Sentence Completion I


What words or sets of words fill the blanks and best fit the meanings of the sentences?

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1.

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

  amend..an expedient

  emend..a dubious

  condone..an egregious

  extricate..a spurious

  confound..an insipid

 
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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.

  arable

  anthropomorphic

  parasitic

  ascetic

  virulent

 
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3.

Some claim that the internet is _______ because once you start surfing regularly you are unable to stop.

  ubiquitous

  dogmatic

  ironic

  addictive

  eclectic

 
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4.

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

  savory..insipid

  assiduous..inert

  sensual..insatiable

  ornate..austere

  gingerly..bland

 
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5.

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

  conflagration

  plethora

  paucity

  carnage

  cavalcade

 
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6.

The _______ was recognized for his _______ deeds and his significant contributions to society.

  charlatan..cryptic

  misanthrope..mundane

  philanthropist..altruistic

  clairvoyant..clandestine

  philanderer..benevolent

 
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7.

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

  chide

  condone

  construe

  aspire to

  concur with

 
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