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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.

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

  indolence..indigence

  insolence..intransigence

  lassitude..levity

  diffidence..paucity

  frugality..penury

 
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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.

  yield from..conforming

  recourse to..restricting

  trust in..enhancing

  expenditure on..budgeting

  depletion of..renewing

 
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3.

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

  a cogent

  an ingenuous

  a doctrinaire

  an insensible

  an eclectic

 
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4.

Nature has an apparently _______ source of plants that can be fruitfully exploited for the herbal cure of many diseases.

  indefatigable

  insatiable

  inexhaustible

  insuperable

  iniquitous

 
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5.

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.

  prudent

  inchoate

  exigent

  inordinate

  optimum

 
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6.

The educational system had _______ over a period of time when the authorities got preoccupied with petty politics and did not bother to update the curriculum.

  underscored

  ossified

  adulterated

  relegated

  burnished

 
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7.

It is economically beneficial to increase the capacity of an industrial plant when the revenue can be increased without a _______ increase in the cost of production.

  precarious

  controlled

  warranted

  commensurate

  compliant

 
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