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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.

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.

  pedantic

  esoteric

  eclectic

  pedestrian

  dogmatic

 
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2.

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

  expenditure on..budgeting

  yield from..conforming

  recourse to..restricting

  trust in..enhancing

 
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3.

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

  indolence..indigence

  lassitude..levity

  insolence..intransigence

  diffidence..paucity

  frugality..penury

 
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4.

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

  cacophonous

  impecunious

  antediluvian

  capricious

  abstemious

 
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5.

The _______ allowance he received as a pension forced him to spend the rest of his life in _______.

  mendacious..luxury

  magnanimous..austerity

  munificent..conundrum

  mundane..malady

  meager..penury

 
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6.

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

  a cogent

  a doctrinaire

  an eclectic

  an insensible

  an ingenuous

 
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7.

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

  derivative

  satiric

  desultory

  elegiac

  ironic

 
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