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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.

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

  a congenital..creditable

  a mundane..credulous

  a convincing..illogical

  an incorrigible..plausible

  a blatant..incongruous

 
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2.

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.

  implacable

  turbulent

  tractable

  permeable

  malleable

 
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3.

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

  exigent

  prudent

  inchoate

  inordinate

 
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4.

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

  ironic

  desultory

  elegiac

  satiric

  derivative

 
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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

  meager..penury

  mundane..malady

 
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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 doctrinaire

  a cogent

  an insensible

  an eclectic

  an ingenuous

 
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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

  trust in..enhancing

  yield from..conforming

  depletion of..renewing

  recourse to..restricting

 
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