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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.

  pedant

  paragon

  recluse

  proselyte

  malingerer

 
Hint      

2.

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

  depend on..parasites

  hunt..carnivores

  devour..scavengers

  gobble..xenophobes

  seize..predators

 
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3.

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

  cursory

  inchoate

  mellifluous

  specious

 
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4.

Although David was severely critical of his wife, he did not dare treat her with _______.

  contempt

  superciliousness

  sarcasm

  mendacity

  insularity

 
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5.

She is certain to alienate her colleagues in a short period of time because of her overall _______ attitude.

  amicable

  gregarious

  amiable

  munificent

  truculent

 
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6.

The members of the parliamentary committee had such strongly _______ views that even after several meetings they could not reach a _______.

  eclectic..consonance

  radical..conundrum

  conciliatory..concord

  divergent..consensus

  convoluted..resolution

 
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7.

People have limited patience when browsing the internet; as a result, the individual's interest _______ if the web page does not appear on the screen within a few seconds.

  flays

  entails

  incubates

  flags

  infiltrates

 
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