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A. candid B. disarming C. empathetic D. understanding E. frank F. insightful 6-11 As the charismatic speaker left the podium, she was surrounded by _____ of zealous supporters who _____ our attempts to approach her. Blank (i) Blank (ii) A. an entourage D. interfered with B. a debacle E. encompassed C. a dearth F. pertained to 6-12 Sally was a lighthearted and even-tempered woman: she had none of her sister’s _____. A. mellow B. affability C. equanimity D. resilience E. truculence F. belligerence
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8 GRE 24 6-13 Because postmodernist critics often rely on _____ language, their prose frequently seems _____ to nonspecialists who fail to comprehend its meaning. Blank (i) Blank (ii) A. accessible D. exotic B. esoteric E. grating C. hackneyed F. impenetrable 6-14 Eduardo was _____ to find that the editorial he had written was _____ by several typographical errors. Blank (i) Blank (ii) A. overjoyed D. authenticated B. intrigued E. enhanced C. embarrassed F. marred 6-15 In order to _____ the loss of natural wetlands used by migrating snow geese, conservationists in the 1960 ’s and 197 0 ’s _____ wetland refuges in the northern prairies. Blank (i) Blank (ii) A. standardize D. dismantled B. compensate for E. established C. account for F. ignored 6-16 Frequently used as a spice, ginger also has _____ properties: it can be used to help treat coughs, colds, and upset stomachs. A. immutable B. invariable C. edible D. curative E. therapeutic F. descriptive 6-17 The scientific organization _____ the newspaper for prominently covering the predictions of a psychic while _____ to report on a major research conference. Blank (i) Blank (ii) A. denounced D. hastening B. promoted E. neglecting C. honored F. opting
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GRE 24 9 6-18 The colors and patterns on butterflies’ wi ngs may seem merely _____, but they are actually _____ the survival of these insects, enabling them to attract mates and to hide from predators. Blank (i) Blank (ii) A. artificial D. results of B. unique E. instrumental in C. decorative F. precursors of 6-19 A discerning publishing agent can _____ promising material from a mass of submissions, separating the good from the bad. A. supplant B. dramatize C. supersede D. winnow E. overhaul F. screen 6-20 Residents of the secluded island fear that _____ commercial development will _____ their quiet way of life. Blank (i) Blank (ii) A. encroaching D. reinforce B. waning E. disturb C. diminishing F. aid 6-21 Though it is often exclusively _____ Brazil, the Amazon jungle actually _____ parts of eight other South American countries. Blank (i) Blank (ii) A. associated with D. threatens B. located in E. bypasses C. protected by F. covers 6-22 Sandra Gilbert and Susan Gubar`s recent book presents a _____ of detail, providing far more information than one can easily digest. A. modicum B. discrepancy C. surfeit D. paucity E. juxtaposition F. superfluity
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10 GRE 24 6-23 More _____ than her predecessor, Superintendent Reynolds would, many predicted, have a far less _____ term of office.
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