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SAT Test Prep : Verbal Sentence Completion II


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1.

Nitric acid is a colorless _______ liquid with a sharp choking odor, and therefore requires to be _______ stored in tightly-stoppered glass bottles to prevent the fumes from escaping.

  homogeneous..particularly

  viscid..unwittingly

  volatile..prudently

  acerbic..instantly

  viscous..occasionally

 
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2.

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

  ambivalence

  amphibian

  ambiguity

  anticlimax

  anomaly

 
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3.

The political _______ attacked each other in such _______ terms that they came to blows just before the election.

  bureaucrats..profound

  artisans..acidulous

  braggarts..acerbic

  mentors..malicious

  adversaries..acrimonious

 
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4.

Although he was very strict with the students in the classroom, his envious colleagues were under the impression that the students _______ him because of his _______.

  derided..indolence

  revered..leniency

  deplored..ingenuity

  extolled..insolence

  adored..ingenuousness

 
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5.

If we wish to guard the reputation of our club, we must admit only persons with culture and sophistication rather than _______.

  podiatrists

  philanthropists

  pediatricians

  pedants

  philistines

 
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6.

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

  emaciated..audience

  enthralled..connoisseurs

  enraptured..scapegoats

  ensconced..pacifists

  emancipated..despots

 
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7.

If you _______ from the main theme, you may be in danger of not completing your lecture in time.

  subside

  linger

  preclude

  digress

  disperse

 
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