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SAT Test Prep : Verbal Sentence Completion I


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1.

_______ remarks are intended to _______ others.

  Conciliatory..instigate

  Propitious..provoke

  Disparaging..belittle

  Inane..edify

  Profound..distend

 
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2.

The river was _______ and changed its course after every downpour.

  abstemious

  antediluvian

  capricious

  stagnant

  impecunious

 
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3.

The _______ was recognized for his _______ deeds and his significant contributions to society.

  philanderer..benevolent

  philanthropist..altruistic

  misanthrope..mundane

  charlatan..cryptic

  clairvoyant..clandestine

 
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4.

The school headmaster averred that he could _______ minor lies but could not pardon such _______ lie.

  emend..a dubious

  confound..an insipid

  extricate..a spurious

  amend..an expedient

  condone..an egregious

 
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5.

The research scholar performed the experiments with _______ and worked _______ to submit an award-winning thesis.

  indifference..amiably

  diligence..assiduously

  apathy..zealously

  prudence..amicably

  antipathy..dispassionately

 
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6.

The twin sisters were very different by nature: one was _______, whereas the other was _______.

  verbose..wordy

  taciturn..tacit

  loquacious..talkative

  reticent..reserved

  garrulous..laconic

 
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7.

Although Oliver did not _______ his father's decision, he thought it better not to argue and upset him.

  aspire to

  condone

  concur with

  construe

  chide

 
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