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GRE Test Prep : Verbal Sentence Completion I


What words or sets of words fill the blanks and best fit the meanings of the sentences?

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1.

Although there was hardly any scope to find fault with the minister's cautiously worded response, several members of the opposition took _______ it.

  advice from

  liking for

  liberties with

  exception to

  pleasure in

 
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2.

The management and the labor union reached an unexpected agreement in the best interests of the company after managing to _______ the conflicts they had.

  bolster

  delineate

  deride

  reconcile

  confound

 
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3.

The success of the project was _______ team effort rather than any individual _______.

  attributed to..accomplishment

  commensurate to..compendium

  subordinate to..idiosyncrasy

  dependent on..perfidy

  feted at..felicity

 
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4.

The senior professor was _______ thinker who believed in doing even tedious calculations by hand rather than using a computer.

  an insensible

  an ingenuous

  an eclectic

  a cogent

  a doctrinaire

 
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5.

He believes in getting value for money, and it would be inappropriate to interpret his _______ as _______.

  frugality..penury

  lassitude..levity

  insolence..intransigence

  indolence..indigence

  diffidence..paucity

 
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6.

Any increase in coal-fired furnaces beyond a particular level necessitates greater _______ the fossil fuels; thus, the capability of an economy to effectively manage energy resources depends partially on _______ the number of industrial fired heaters.

  depletion of..renewing

  yield from..conforming

  trust in..enhancing

  expenditure on..budgeting

  recourse to..restricting

 
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7.

Legislation has been introduced in some states that requires plastic bags be made of biodegradable material which gradually _______ over a period of time when exposed to sunlight.

  proliferates

  ossifies

  subsides

  decomposes

  secretes

 
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