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GRE Test Prep : Verbal Sentence Completion II


What words or sets of words fill the blanks and best fit the meanings of the sentences?

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1.

Although the closed system did not encourage individuals to _______ out on their own, nonetheless it irrationally _______ the lack of the spirit of entrepreneurship in the people.

  hazard..mollified

  gouge..condoned

  risk..stimulated

  venture..decried

  explore..eulogized

 
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2.

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 _______.

  pragmatic

  true

  explicable

  substantiated

  uncommon

 
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3.

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.

  documented

  underscored

  undermined

  substantiated

  disseminated

 
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4.

The imposition of heavy taxes on industries that emit toxic substances into the environment could prove to be an effective _______ to maintaining a clean, green earth.

  apparition

  deterrent

  incentive

  abeyance

  appellation

 
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5.

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.

  placid

  caustic

  agrarian

  frantic

  carnivorous

 
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6.

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.

  malingerer

  recluse

  proselyte

  paragon

  pedant

 
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7.

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

  hunt..carnivores

  devour..scavengers

  seize..predators

  gobble..xenophobes

  depend on..parasites

 
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