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


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.

an embarrassing mistake; a blunder

  gaff

  gaffe

 

2.

large group; crowd

  horde

  hoard

 

3.

to be a strong factor preventing something

  militate

  mitigate

 

4.

to display ostentatiously; to show off

  flout

  flaunt

 

5.

to disobey openly and contemptuously

  flout

  flaunt

 

6.

to convey without stating directly

  infer

  imply

 

7.

growing abundantly

  luxurious

  luxuriant

 


 
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