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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.

A _______ message attempts to intentionally _______ something.

  abstruse..edify

  abstract..elicit

  furtive..elucidate

  obscene..obliterate

  cryptic..conceal

 
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2.

_______ remarks are intended to _______ others.

  Inane..edify

  Conciliatory..instigate

  Propitious..provoke

  Profound..distend

  Disparaging..belittle

 
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3.

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

  obdurate

  nefarious

  obsequious

  archaic

  erudite

 
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4.

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

  fanatic

  dilettante

  partisan

  virtuoso

  pariah

 
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5.

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

  zealots

  xenophobes

  sycophants

  dilettantes

  amateurs

 
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6.

Many victims of the _______ died due to major burns even before receiving any medical attention.

  labyrinth

  conflagration

  catharsis

  hibernation

  maelstrom

 
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7.

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

  chide

  concur with

  condone

  aspire to

  construe

 
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