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SAT/GRE Sentence Equivalence and Sentence Completion

AID in tackling Sentence Completion

Example: 1. Because the speaker had a reputation for ----, the chairperson warned him to be succinct.

AID Anticipate the word needed. If you have to guess, eliminate the choices that make no sense and choose the most difficult word. Determine whether the word will contrast or support the idea by identifying SIGNAL words.

More on Signal words: Some words give clues to the structure of the sentence. Straight-Ahead Road Signs  These make one part of the sentence support or elaborate on another part. They continue the sentence in the same direction. Examples include: and, similarly, in addition, since, also, thus, because, ; (semicolon), and likewise.

More on Signal words: Detour Road Signs  These words indicate a change in the direction of the sentence. They make one part of the sentence contradict or qualify another part. Examples include: but, despite, yet, however, unless, rather, although, while, unfortunately, nonetheless.

Try Anticipating the word: 1. Because the speaker had a reputation for ----, the chairperson warned him to be succinct. (A) bravery (B) creativity (C) lassitude (D) piety (E) Loquaciousness

Example: Because Gould's theory has been neither completely rejected nor completely accepted by the scientific community, its status remains ______ . A. repudiated B. sanctioned C. quizzical D. preferable E. debatable  Very often, the definition of the missing word is provided in the sentence.

Try it:  The restaurant itself was beautiful and the service excellent, but the food was ----. What is the signal word?  Is it showing a contrast or a support?  What is being contrasted? 1.

Try it: The restaurant itself was beautiful and the service excellent, but the food was ----. (A) outstanding (B) morose (C) conclusive (D) inedible (E) filling 1.

Try it: 11. Although she earned her fame for her striking murals, the artist felt that her sculpture merited greater _____ . A. B. C. D. E. disdain acclaim deliberation viewing publicity

Sentence Completion Practice Sets

Lassitude las·si·tude /ˈ lasəˈt y)o͞od/ ( Noun A state of physical or mental weariness; lack of energy. Synonyms weariness - fatigue - languor - tiredness - exhaustion

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