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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.

It was _______ on the part of the senate that obstructed the adoption of a revolutionary teaching methodology in the executive MBA program.

  anachronism

  conservatism

  effrontery

  magnanimity

  propriety

 
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2.

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

  superciliousness

  contempt

  insularity

  sarcasm

  mendacity

 
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3.

The probability that an equipment will _______ flawlessly is decreased if a critical function is performed by a single component; therefore, engineers build a certain amount of _______ in their designs to guarantee against failures.

  integrate..feasibility

  operate..redundancy

  synthesize..optimality

  saturate..abnormality

  deteriorate..viability

 
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4.

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

  amiable

  munificent

  amicable

  truculent

  gregarious

 
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5.

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

  malingerer

  proselyte

 
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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

  convoluted..resolution

  radical..conundrum

  divergent..consensus

  conciliatory..concord

 
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7.

Compared to real estate, nearly all else appears relatively inexpensive, _______ nearly nothing appears not affordable.

  so

  since

  nevertheless

  provided

  although

 
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