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SAT Test Prep : Verbal Sentence Completion I


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1.

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

  sensual..insatiable

  gingerly..bland

  assiduous..inert

  ornate..austere

  savory..insipid

 
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2.

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

  confound..an insipid

  amend..an expedient

  condone..an egregious

  emend..a dubious

  extricate..a spurious

 
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3.

The villagers administered the _______ to _______ the effects of the snake venom.

  antidote..counteract

  poison..preempt

  antiseptic..amplify

  antibody..protract

  placebo..negate

 
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4.

She was a _______ and did not take her painting classes seriously.

  dilettante

  partisan

  pariah

  fanatic

  virtuoso

 
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5.

The cartoonist was a _______ who could sketch a comic strip with _______ ease and great thought.

  gourmet..grandiose

  virtuoso..incredible

  connoisseur..incredulous

  dilettante..unwarranted

  zealot..whimsical

 
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6.

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

  confidant

  connoisseur

  epicure

  tyro

  glutton

 
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7.

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

  construe

  concur with

  chide

  aspire to

  condone

 
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