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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 illegal move in a sports event

  foul

  fowl

 

2.

intelligent at inventing; cleverly made

  ingenuous

  ingenious

 

3.

to make less severe or less intense

  militate

  mitigate

 

4.

a trench round a castle, usually filled with water

  moat

  mote

 

5.

to urge action; to instigate

  incite

  insight

 

6.

a sudden bright flame; a gradual widening

  flair

  flare

 

7.

having no bearing or impact on an event

  irrelevant

  irreverent

 


 
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