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A. subliminal B. acerbic C. stupefying D. cathartic E. releasing F. corrosive 20-6 The scientist was _____ in her evaluation of her own research, choosing to analyze and report on seemingly _____ results as well as those that were more expected. Blank (i) Blank (ii) A. deferential D. aberrant B. myopic E. embryonic C. meticulous F. quotidian 20-7 Writer John Worthen suggested that, in some cases, biographers should be _____, considering all available details rather than making _____ a first principle. Blank (i) Blank (ii) A. forthright D. selection B. cynical E. incrimination C. inclusive F. drudgery 20-8 Grover Pease Osborne`s 1893 economics treatise was remarkably _____ since it foresaw that technological advances would increase the availability of natural resources. A. prescient B. accessible C. naive D. influential E. intelligible F. prophetic
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196 GRE 24 20-9 Due to the _____ of architect Benjamin Banneker, the remarkable street plan for Washington, D. C., that had nearly been abandoned was _____ and carried out. Blank (i) Blank (ii) A. artistry D. rejected B. persistence E. substituted C. pessimism F. revived 20-10 Because marine algae indirectly remove atmospheric carbon dioxide, a major _____ in marine algae populations might result in _____ levels of carbon dioxide. Blank (i) Blank (ii) A. reduction D. perceptible B. transformation E. elevated C. explosion F. stabilized 20-11 Keats`s poetry was called _____ by those critics who noted that he indulged in sensuous imagery and luxuriant diction. A. voluptuous B. luscious C. sheepish D. presumptuous E. pedantic F. imperious 20-12 Even when offstage, the acting troupe exhibited the _____ behavior usually associated with histrionic temperaments. A. pessimistic B. melodramatic C. exaggerated D. judicious E. insensitive F. torpid 20-13 Danieele was easily the most _____ of her classmates, rarely willing to compromise or even listen to others pleas. A. submissive B. deferential C. loquacious D. obdurate E. rapacious F. mulish
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GRE 24 197 20-14 Marie Curie is _____ among female Nobel Prize winners: she alone has been honored in two different fields. A. unique B. unsung C. nameless D. resigned E. anonymous F. distinctive 20-15 John Updike`s literary _____ was _____: it included novels, short stories, essays, poetry, criticism, children`s books, and more. Blank (i) Blank (ii) A. output D. limited B. fame E. diverse C. calamity F. generic 20-16 While most pets are relatively _____ in a veterinarian`s office, occasionally vets have to treat more aggressive animal patients. A. fastidious B. tractable C. surreptitious D. docile E. clandestine F. minuscule 20-17 Biodemographer S. Jay Olshansky regards commercial products that promise to stop aging as _____, arguing that while these nostrums might possibly _____ some of aging`s superficial manifestations, they cannot touch the process at its core. Blank (i) Blank (ii) A. prosperity D. forestall B. foreshadowing E. enhance C. quackery F. elude 20-18 Rosario _____ on the problem at length, but no amount of extended reflection could provide her with a satisfactory solution.
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