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SAT Test Prep : Verbal Sentence Completion I


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1.

The river was _______ and changed its course after every downpour.

  impecunious

  abstemious

  antediluvian

  capricious

  stagnant

 
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2.

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

  xenophobes

  sycophants

  zealots

  amateurs

  dilettantes

 
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3.

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

  garrulous..laconic

  taciturn..tacit

  reticent..reserved

  loquacious..talkative

  verbose..wordy

 
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4.

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.

  parasitic

  virulent

  arable

  anthropomorphic

  ascetic

 
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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

  paucity

  plethora

  cavalcade

  carnage

 
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6.

The Prime Ministers of the two countries did not reach any agreement at the summit because of their _______ attitudes.

  archaic

  obdurate

  obsequious

  nefarious

  erudite

 
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7.

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

  erudite

  prudent

  terse

  morbid

  trite

 
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