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GRE Test Prep : Verbal Sentence Completion II


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1.

The media reports on cross-border terrorism _______ all assertions made by the government that peace had been restored.

  stipulated

  buttressed

  bolstered

  substantiated

  belied

 
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2.

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

  eclectic..consonance

  divergent..consensus

  conciliatory..concord

  radical..conundrum

  convoluted..resolution

 
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3.

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

  although

  so

  since

  provided

  nevertheless

 
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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.

  incentive

  appellation

  apparition

  abeyance

  deterrent

 
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5.

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

  insularity

  superciliousness

  sarcasm

  mendacity

  contempt

 
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6.

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

  disseminated

  substantiated

 
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7.

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.

  cursory

  specious

  mellifluous

  inchoate

  meticulous

 
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