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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.

clearly seen or heard; different

  distinctive

  distinct

 

2.

to make less dangerous or tense

  defuse

  diffuse

 

3.

prudent; cautious in speech or action

  discrete

  discreet

 

4.

double; composed of two parts

  dual

  duel

 

5.

a person who leaves one country to settle in another

  emigrant

  immigrant

 

6.

to draw out; to extract information

  elicit

  illicit

 

7.

to make worse

  exasperate

  exacerbate

 


 
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