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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.

  esoteric

  pedantic

  eclectic

  dogmatic

  pedestrian

 
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2.

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

  inexhaustible

  iniquitous

  insuperable

  insatiable

  indefatigable

 
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3.

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

  confound

  delineate

  deride

  reconcile

 
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4.

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

  exception to

  liberties with

  advice from

  pleasure in

  liking for

 
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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

  optimum

  exigent

  inordinate

  inchoate

 
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6.

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

  ironic

  elegiac

  desultory

  satiric

  derivative

 
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7.

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

  meager..penury

  mendacious..luxury

  mundane..malady

  magnanimous..austerity

  munificent..conundrum

 
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