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

  bolster

  deride

  reconcile

  confound

  delineate

 
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2.

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

  pleasure in

  exception to

  advice from

  liberties with

  liking for

 
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3.

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

  magnanimous..austerity

  munificent..conundrum

  meager..penury

  mendacious..luxury

  mundane..malady

 
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4.

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.

  subsides

  proliferates

  ossifies

  secretes

  decomposes

 
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5.

Scientific investigations of fluid flow behavior around objects like high-speed aircrafts are complex; however, the systems are _______ when experiments are performed in scaled-down versions such as wind tunnels.

  tractable

  malleable

  turbulent

  implacable

  permeable

 
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6.

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

  indolence..indigence

  lassitude..levity

  frugality..penury

  insolence..intransigence

  diffidence..paucity

 
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7.

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.

  dogmatic

  esoteric

  pedestrian

  eclectic

  pedantic

 
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