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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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Multiple choice | Hangman

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1.

to make less dangerous or tense

  diffuse

  defuse

 

2.

fair; just

  equitable

  equable

 

3.

believable; convincing; able to be believed

  credulous

  credible

 

4.

burst out

  erupt

  irrupt

 

5.

distinguishing, characteristic

  distinct

  distinctive

 

6.

different in kind

  disparate

  desperate

 

7.

prudent; cautious in speech or action

  discreet

  discrete

 


 
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