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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.
1A ____ person will not shout ______ in public; he or she will respect the_____of other people.

garrulous
virtuous
prating

obscenities
loudly
anywhere

comfort
presence
feelings
2Both the relationship with space and penetration of space are of (i) ________ importance in dance. This is the same rapport the sculptor has with his clay or marble. The body sculpts the space, forming a place for itself, (ii) ________ creating a negative space, which is unoccupied. A reviewer, writing about the (iii) ________ dancer Hoyer, said that Hoyer could express what could not be born in film or photography. She could capture the space as her own.

consequent
fundamental
malleable

caustically
deferentially
simultaneously

eloquent
haughty
obliging
For each blank select one entry from the corresponding column of choices. Fill all blanks in the way that best completes the text.
3From 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
4When listening to a medieval Gregorian chant, the listener does not encounter the composer's individual personality; _______, the chant merely ______ both the musical and religious rules of the period

rather
moreover
in other words

embodies
reflects
repudiates
5When thrust into an unknown world, people are careful to note the conditions in which they find themselves, ______ them with their ________.

comparing
bemusing
congealing

expectations
daydreams
observations
6If the patriotic legend revealed the hard _____ of Roman culture, the love story tended to show its _____ belly.

facts
backbone
times
stubbornness
paternalism

fictitious
easygoing
abdominal
maternal
vulnerable
7Though she had made attempts toward adopting a more _____ lifestyle, she was not above indulging her proclivities towards _____ dishes.

frugal
salutary
truculent

delectable
odious
edible
For each blank select one entry from the corresponding column of choices. Fill all blanks in the way that best completes the text.
8John Wright chose the ______ Mark Twain as a result of his knowledge of river boat piloting.

mountebank
protagonist
misanthrope
hallucination
pseudonym
alias
9If the nail decided to ________, it would not pierce butter

brash
malinger
interdict
obscure
temperance
covet
10The authors penetrating criticism of the movie was as ____ as the surgeon's scalpel.

truthful
trenchant
catty
succinct
verbose
11My wealthy aunt is more than economical; she so ____ that she washes paper plates to be used again.

indigent
parsimonious
affluent
impoverished
selfish
12While it would be wonderful if what she said were true, I'm afraid she is _____ liar.

an unverified
a forfeited
an avowed
a libelous
a nullifying
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.
13The researcher's experiment yielded results as surprising as they were promising; his next step was to pursue additional data that would _____ his findings.

undergird
eschew
expatiate
buttress
gainsay
undermine
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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