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GRE Test Prep : Verbal Sentence Completion II


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1.

The religious head had no option but to ostracize the _______ immediately after he married a woman of another sect and decided to embrace her faith.

  proselyte

  pedant

  paragon

  malingerer

  recluse

 
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2.

Although she did not take any formal biology classes in school, her discovery _______ the notion that she was unfamiliar with the way living organisms behaved.

  underscored

  documented

  substantiated

  disseminated

  undermined

 
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3.

Many business schools are avoiding an _______ narrow management curriculum because a good manager in today's competitive economic conditions must be well-versed in diverse aspects such as finance, marketing, operations and technology.

  ambiguous

  endemic

  unwittingly

  inadvertently

  overly

 
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4.

The biologist described how vultures _______ portions of carcasses and play a crucial role in maintaining the ecological balance as _______.

  seize..predators

  devour..scavengers

  hunt..carnivores

  depend on..parasites

  gobble..xenophobes

 
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5.

It is not mere fiction that a dolphin can carry on two conversations simultaneously, one by whistling and the other by making clicking sounds; in fact, the phenomenon is not even _______.

  explicable

  true

  substantiated

  uncommon

  pragmatic

 
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6.

Having definite information about drugs being smuggled in, the customs officials decided to switch from a _______ examination of the passenger baggage to a rigorous inspection.

  meticulous

  specious

  cursory

  inchoate

  mellifluous

 
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7.

Scientific experiments demonstrate that the ready availability of food and the lack of stimulation over a prolonged period of time can lead to even predators transforming into _______ creatures.

  frantic

  carnivorous

  agrarian

  placid

  caustic

 
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