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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.

Wisdom is the mark of the sage; similarly, _______ is the mark of the _______.

  disloyalty..renegade

  temerity..coward

  torpor..zealot

  munificence..curmudgeon

  credulity..skeptic

 
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2.

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

  since

  although

  so

  nevertheless

  provided

 
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3.

After the sudden death of their leader, the terrorists thought it best to be _______ for a period before resuming their attacks on their adversaries.

  prodigious

  audacious

  bellicose

  belligerent

  quiescent

 
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4.

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.

  inchoate

  cursory

  specious

  meticulous

  mellifluous

 
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5.

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.

  inadvertently

  ambiguous

  overly

  endemic

  unwittingly

 
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6.

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

  sarcasm

  contempt

  insularity

  mendacity

  superciliousness

 
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7.

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.

  abeyance

  apparition

  incentive

  appellation

  deterrent

 
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