Essay on GRE verbal
____________ mass literacy, as books were no longer (iii) ____________ exclusive to the clergy and aristocracy.
Question 1 of 62
Dickens’s Uriah Heep, literature’s exemplar of (i) ____________, is doubtlessly not a unique figure either in fiction or in life. Who in real life has not seen (ii) ____________, cringing, sycophantic headwaiters, public servants, and car salespeople? Surely, Dickens was our premiere caricaturist, able to capture specific and recognizable human (iii) ____________ with broad strokes of …show more content…
come full circle
choose to create
unwarranted hypothesis forgo producing
subtly embed uncharacteristic rebuttal
Question 58 of 62
Monarchial reigns ____________ tended to be more ____________, dynastically speaking, than those royal courts in which palace machinations had not become a quotidian affair. In the latter, a pall of complacency would fall over the kingdom so that if suddenly there were an earl with an axe to grind, so to speak, his path to usurpation would be ____________.
marked by intrigue
characterized by hubris
a treacherous one
weakened by attrition
Question 57 of 62
The subjectivity inherent in travel is aptly captured in the range of styles used by different writers. For Hemingway, writing eighty years ago, the experience of travel—regardless of how momentous—was rendered in ____________ epiphanies, a style many of today’s writers assiduously ____________. Then there is travel writer Pico Iyer, for whom a simple stroll through an airport can engender sentences bursting forth with as many semicolons as revelations. Who thought the terminal could be so ____________? Surely not