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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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1.

to make less severe or less intense

  militate

  mitigate

 

2.

to disobey openly and contemptuously

  flaunt

  flout

 

3.

frank; artless; naive

  ingenuous

  ingenious

 

4.

a speck of dust

  moat

  mote

 

5.

likely to be remembered; important; significant

  historic

  historical

 

6.

extreme; to a strong degree

  intensive

  intense

 

7.

reluctant; unwilling

  loath

  loathe

 


 
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