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GMAT Test Preparation for Sentence Correction :
Words Confused & Misused - II


Words that are similar in sound or form are often confused and misused.
Which word has the same meaning as the given phrase?

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1.

a person who leaves one country to settle in another

  immigrant

  emigrant

 

2.

to reduce to lower rank

  denigrate

  degrade

 

3.

to make worse

  exacerbate

  exasperate

 

4.

contest or fight between two persons or sides

  dual

  duel

 

5.

to spread widely or thinly

  diffuse

  defuse

 

6.

to make less dangerous or tense

  defuse

  diffuse

 

7.

to draw out; to extract information

  illicit

  elicit

 


 
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