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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.

likely to be remembered; important; significant

  historic

  historical

 

2.

a sudden bright flame; a gradual widening

  flair

  flare

 

3.

having no bearing or impact on an event

  irreverent

  irrelevant

 

4.

an illegal move in a sports event

  fowl

  foul

 

5.

an embarrassing mistake; a blunder

  gaff

  gaffe

 

6.

to raise in rank; to praise highly

  exult

  exalt

 

7.

unbelievable

  incredible

  incredulous

 


 
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