Since her personal pleas had failed to make her noisy neighbors change their

Since her personal pleas had failed to make her noisy

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2-26 Since her personal pleas had failed to make her noisy neighbors change their ways, the homeowner felt that her only _____ was to notify the police. A. backlash B. recourse C. resort D. reckoning E. cliché F. bromide 2-27 Despite pressure from reporters to discuss the scandal in which Senator Scottsdale was currently _____, the press secretary would not _____ the details of the senator`s upcoming public address. Blank (i) Blank (ii) A. alleviated D. rescind B. embroiled E. consort C. compliant F. divulge
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GRE 24 2-28 The critics found the play _____, in that its social message was unfortunately lost in the awkward twists and turns of the plot. 27 2-29 Muriel was so fond of her dog that their brief separation left her not just saddened, but in a state of _____. 2-30 Deliberately designed to be devoid of elaborate carving or other _____, Biedermeier furniture was known for its _____. Blank (i) Blank (ii) A. customization D. uniqueness B. embellishment E. garnishes C. sparseness F. simplicity 2-31 Because she had mistakenly assumed that the disputes between the parties could be successfully _____, the attorney had not prepared herself for the _____ of a long, drawn-out public trail. Hurston: she studied at Barnard College with Franz Boas, who is often called the “Father of American Anthropology”.
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28 GRE 24 2-33 Angered that the book arrived in the mail in such a shabby condition, Elliot insisted that the bookseller replace it with _____ copy. 2-34 Staring at the abstract painting, Edna could not understand how so many of her fellow museumgoers could pretend to _____ its meaning, when to her its message was so opaque. 2-35 Mrs. Rodriguez was under the impression that discipline would _____ her wayward student`s academic progress rather than advance it. A. condone B. facilitate C. quicken D. exalt E. hamper F. check 2-36 Despite the director`s lifelong reputation for humility, the retirement
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