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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.

  virtuoso..incredible

  zealot..whimsical

  gourmet..grandiose

  dilettante..unwarranted

  connoisseur..incredulous

 
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2.

The drought prompted the farmers to _______ the Rain God through various offerings.

  acclaim

  censure

  perpetuate

  debilitate

  propitiate

 
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3.

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

  paucity

  cavalcade

  plethora

  carnage

  conflagration

 
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4.

The sportscasters _______ his glorious victory at the international games and he was overjoyed with the _______ he received.

  announced..accessories

  applauded..artifacts

  deplored..trophies

  denounced..awards

  acclaimed..accolades

 
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5.

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

  construe

  concur with

  aspire to

  chide

  condone

 
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6.

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

  antagonism

  veracity

  prudence

  notoriety

  anarchy

 
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7.

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

  abridged

  endorsed

  exacerbated

  deprecated

  confounded

 
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