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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 she did not take any formal biology classes in school, her discovery _______ the notion that she was unfamiliar with the way living organisms behaved.

  undermined

  substantiated

  underscored

  disseminated

  documented

 
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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 _______.

  explicable

  uncommon

  substantiated

  true

  pragmatic

 
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3.

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.

  deterrent

  appellation

  incentive

  abeyance

  apparition

 
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4.

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.

  agrarian

  placid

  frantic

  caustic

  carnivorous

 
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5.

At the farewell function, the dignitary's address to the young graduates was _______, offering no new words of wisdom but common knowledge.

  pragmatic

  labyrinthine

  ambivalent

  platitudinous

  opprobrious

 
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6.

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

  effrontery

  anachronism

  magnanimity

  propriety

  conservatism

 
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7.

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

  sarcasm

  contempt

  insularity

  superciliousness

  mendacity

 
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