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For each blank select one entry from the corresponding column of choices. Fill all blanks in the way that best completes the text.
1Mr. Roberts then started to (i) ________ items for his own "street books," creating patchworks of tickets, photos, tags, money, newspaper, and various other mass-produced artifacts. These extraordinary books are (ii) ________ for the way they augment the debris of the everyday.

compute
amass
forego

notable
piecemeal
legendary
2When the war ended, the king _____ all claims for damages, but he is now demanding _____ that will cost millions of dollars.

relinquished
questioned
accepted
waived
reviewed

expenses
repayments
reparations
funds
indemnity
3Richard's _____ handling of the _____ scandal successfully prevented what seemed poised to become the spectacular dissipation of his coalition.

heterogeneous
adroit
penitent

looming
fretful
ecumenical
4From a young age, Saul Kripke proved himself to be one of the most remarkable (i)__________ of our age; through independent study, he had already (ii)__________ studies of language, literature, and advanced mathematics before the age of ten.

progeny
prodigies
profligates

composed
attempted
assimilated
5We never believed that he would resort to _____ in order to achieve his goal; we always regarded him as a(n) _____ man.

prestidigitation
necromancy
logic
charm
subterfuge

articulate
pietistic
honest
honorable
sincere
For each blank select one entry from the corresponding column of choices. Fill all blanks in the way that best completes the text.
6John Wright chose the ______ Mark Twain as a result of his knowledge of river boat piloting.

mountebank
protagonist
misanthrope
hallucination
pseudonym
alias
7If the nail decided to ________, it would not pierce butter

brash
malinger
interdict
obscure
temperance
covet
8Truman tried to continue Roosevelt's ______ approach to the Soviet Union, but by 96, he had adopted a much tougher policy towards the Russians.

conciliatory
cursory
strict
obligatory
uncompromising
9My wealthy aunt is more than economical; she so ____ that she washes paper plates to be used again.

indigent
parsimonious
affluent
impoverished
selfish
10The population of a species at any given time is determined by the ratio of the biotic _____ to the environmental resistance.

jeopardy
excitement
lexicon
potential
annoyance
For each blank select one entry from the corresponding column of choices. Fill all blanks in the way that best completes the text.
11Crustly and egotistical, albert A. Knopf, the publisher, wore ______ shirts from the most exclusive tailors; was a connoisseur of music,food,and wine; nurtured a garden of exotic plants; and enjoyed rare cigars. His self-assured, ______ manner, together with his insistence on the best of everything, shaped his house's image as a _____ of works of enduring value.

expensive
immaculate
flamboyant

decorous
irascible
congenial

connoisseur
purveyor
solicitor
12Her novel published to universal ____, her literary gifts acknowledged by the chief figures of the Harlem Renaissance, her reputation as yet ______ by envious slights, Hurston clearly was at the ____ of her career

indifference
derision
acclaim

belittles
resented
untarnished

zenith
extremity
ebb
Select the two answer choices that, when used to complete the sentence, fit the meaning of the sentence as a whole and produce completed sentences that are alike in meaning.
13When Angela got angry about corruption, whether it was while reading a newspaper or listening to news, it proved almost impossible to _____ her.

influence
mollify
condemn
pacify
incense
judge
14Perhaps because something in us instinctively distrusts such displays of natural fluency,some readers approach John Smith with ______.

wariness
indifference
suspicion
veneration
bewilderment
remorse
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