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SAT Test Prep : Verbal Sentence Completion II


What words or sets of words fill the blanks and best fit the meanings of the sentence(s) below?

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1.

It is better to be _______ while writing essays lest you lose your readers with _______.

  voluble..adulation

  succinct..verbiage

  verbose..rancor

  terse..tenacity

  pithy..penury

 
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2.

Holmes _______ over the case looking for the _______ motive, since there was no evident reason for the murder.

  confounded..intrepid

  pondered..ulterior

  acquiesced..altruistic

  concurred..furtive

  devised..obscure

 
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3.

She was _______ success having worked for the sheer joy of the upliftment of the downtrodden rather than any recognition or profit.

  indifferent to

  accused of

  destined for

  dominated by

  obsessed by

 
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4.

In terms of agility and power, several of his spectacularly brilliant performances at the Olympics have _______ the _______.

  ensconced..pacifists

  emaciated..audience

  emancipated..despots

  enthralled..connoisseurs

  enraptured..scapegoats

 
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5.

The computers on the desks is an _______ in that movie because computers did not exist during that period.

  ambivalence

  enigma

  euphemism

  anachronism

  innovation

 
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6.

As she watched the hang glider soaring in the sky _______ gravity, she admired his dexterity and _______ nature.

  augmenting..dubious

  inverting..pragmatic

  defying..intrepid

  depleting..transient

  intimidating..hypocritical

 
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7.

The spider having eight legs is an _______ because nearly all adult insects have six legs.

  anomaly

  ambivalence

  amphibian

  anticlimax

  ambiguity

 
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