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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.

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.

  commensurate

  compliant

  warranted

  precarious

  controlled

 
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2.

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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3.

Although several critics denounced his _______ techniques, there was unanimous praise for his _______ performances over the last season.

  laudable..internecine

  innovative..mediocre

  anomalous..apocryphal

  unorthodox..unexceptionable

  precarious..unexceptional

 
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4.

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

  a mundane..credulous

  a congenital..creditable

  a blatant..incongruous

  an incorrigible..plausible

  a convincing..illogical

 
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5.

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.

  secretes

  proliferates

  decomposes

  ossifies

  subsides

 
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6.

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

  yield from..conforming

  depletion of..renewing

  trust in..enhancing

  recourse to..restricting

 
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7.

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.

  relegated

  burnished

  underscored

  ossified

  adulterated

 
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