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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.

This _______ verse mourns for the valiant soldiers who lost their lives in the battle.

  satiric

  derivative

  elegiac

  ironic

  desultory

 
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2.

The air-conditioning unit was operated so as to strike some balance between the danger of _______ electricity bills and the desire of employees to be comfortable during the summer months.

  optimum

  inordinate

  exigent

  prudent

  inchoate

 
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3.

Even though the region was prone to hurricanes, the _______ of the tornado last year was _______.

  probity..portentous

  ferocity..unprecedented

  portent..poignant

  inevitability..mercurial

  levity..lethal

 
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4.

The aria was _______ with the tempo changing continuously in a most unpredictable fashion.

  capricious

  impecunious

  cacophonous

  abstemious

  antediluvian

 
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5.

She was _______ liar who had mastered the art of making untrue statements in a manner they sounded _______.

  an incorrigible..plausible

  a convincing..illogical

  a mundane..credulous

  a blatant..incongruous

  a congenital..creditable

 
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6.

The students appreciated the professor's _______ style of preparing notes for the lectures because the effort in collecting vital information from various sources truly enhanced their learning.

  pedestrian

  esoteric

  pedantic

  dogmatic

  eclectic

 
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7.

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.

  expenditure on..budgeting

  depletion of..renewing

  yield from..conforming

  recourse to..restricting

  trust in..enhancing

 
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