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GRE Test Prep : Verbal Sentence Completion I


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1.

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.

  turbulent

  tractable

  malleable

  implacable

  permeable

 
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2.

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.

  ossified

  adulterated

  underscored

  burnished

  relegated

 
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3.

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

  subsides

  proliferates

  ossifies

  decomposes

 
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4.

After having _______ arguments virtually every other day, the couple agreed that it was best for them to separate.

  saturnine

  assiduous

  acerbic

  effulgent

  astringent

 
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5.

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.

  warranted

  compliant

  precarious

  commensurate

  controlled

 
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6.

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

  indefatigable

  insatiable

  iniquitous

  inexhaustible

  insuperable

 
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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.

  esoteric

  pedestrian

  dogmatic

  eclectic

  pedantic

 
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