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Barron's GRE with sentences -Wordlist A 2/6 Test

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5 Matching Questions

  1. adherent
  2. adorn
  3. adroit
  4. allege
  5. aegis
  1. a shield; defense
    Under the aegis of the Bill of Rights, we enjoy our most treasured freedoms.
  2. b 1. (n) supporter; follower; advocate; backer; upholder; patron (a) sticky; viscous
    In the wake of the scandal, the senator's one-time adherent quietly deserted him.
  3. c state without proof
    It is alleged that she had worked for the enemy.
  4. d decorate
    Wall paintings and carved statues adorned the temple.
  5. e 1.skillful; facile 2. agile (agility) easy; nimble (nhanh nhẩu, lẹ làng)
    His adroit handling of the delicate situation pleased his employers.

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. connection; cooperation
    His affiliation with the political party was of short duration for he soon disagreed with his colleagues.
  2. refer indirectly
    Try not to allude to this matter in his presence because the topic annoys him.
  3. mixture as of metals
    alloy of gold are used more frequently than the pure metal.
  4. horrified (sốc)
    He was aghast at the nerve of the speaker who had insulted his host.
  5. stir up; disturb (khuấy động)
    Her fiery remarks agitated the already angry mob.

5 True/False Questions

  1. aliasan assumed name
    John Smith's alias was Bob Jones.


  2. agglomerationrepetition of beginning sound in poetry
    "The furrow followed free" is an example of alliteration.


  3. alacrity(n) correspondence; same; parallelism;
    She felt an affinity with all who suffered; their pains were her pains.


  4. advocateurge; plead for
    The abolitionists advocated freedom for the slaves.


  5. affectedcourteous; amiable; genial; cordial; good-tempered; congenial; sociable
    Although he held a position of responsibility, he was an affable individual and could be reached by anyone with a complaint.


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