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SAT Test Prep : Verbal Sentence Completion II


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1.

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

  ambivalence

  anticlimax

  ambiguity

  amphibian

  anomaly

 
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2.

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

  inverting..pragmatic

  defying..intrepid

  intimidating..hypocritical

  depleting..transient

  augmenting..dubious

 
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3.

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

  acerbic..instantly

  viscous..occasionally

  viscid..unwittingly

  volatile..prudently

 
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4.

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

  indifferent to

  destined for

  dominated by

  accused of

  obsessed by

 
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5.

Being an _______, she enjoyed studying philosophy all by herself rather than going for a party with her friends.

  altruist

  optimist

  anarchist

  introvert

  opportunist

 
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6.

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

  digress

  preclude

  subside

  linger

  disperse

 
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7.

It is a Herculean task to nab the criminals when they are in _______ with politicians.

  circumlocution

  affirmation

  collusion

  coercion

  profusion

 
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