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GRE verbal test 2

1.
A style in which a writer makes a display of his knowledge

pedantic
altercation
verbose
pompous
ornate
2.
The subject of the documentary was not bothered that they filmmaker received such ______ from the critics, but that none of the acclaim filtered down to him

opprobrium
wealth
fulmination
plaudits
capital
3.
The director of the musical admitted that while he was very good with characterization, scenery, lighting, and music, choreography was not at all his _____ .

strong suit
weakness
hobby
deficiency
pastime
4.
grower, laborer, peasant, producer, rancher, clodhopper, agriculturelist
Are Synonyms of?

derivation
tiller
acerbic
pigment
None of the above
5.
Now that i'm in vermont and earning money, i am completely _______

sneak
penumbra
odoriferous
discombobulate
archive
6.
What are antonyms of?
FATHOM

bland, dull, flavorless, stinking, tasteless, unsavory, acrid
calm, kind, mild, nice
misinterpret, misunderstand, estimate, guess, lose, miss, not get
go direct, stay, remain, straighten
None of the above
7.
we must "take it granted" that he will not come for today's function.

have it granted
took it as granted
taking it granted
take it for granted
No correction required
8.
His subject were taught that he created the dawn of each new day, so that his death in 1994 provoken fear of ______ darkness.

perpetual
inter
converse
fathom
opportunist
9.
exultation, joy, joyousness, elation, euphoria, triumph, gleefulness
Are Synonyms of?

jubilation
provincial
trappings
converse
None of the above
10.
Extreme old age when a man behaves like a fool

Imbecility
Senility
Dotage
Superannuation
None of the above
11.
MUNDANE:SPIRITUAL

common:ghostly
worldly:unworldly
routine:novel
secular:clerical
None of the above
12.
QUIESCENT
Are Antonyms of?

Active
Immortal
Dormant
Weak
Unconcerned
13.
Founded in seville in 1992, EI caballo is a manufacturer of harnesses and leather _______

Converse
Inquisitor
Trappings
Perpetual
None of the above
14.
The mayor's _______ speech turned the bipartisan issue-traffic reduction-into a three-month-long- fight between former allies.

alienating
honest
refreshing
plodding
conventional
15.
She never visit any zoo because she is strong opponent of the idea of ______

setting the animals free into forest
feeding the animals while others are watching
watching the animals in their natural abode
holding the animals in captivity for our joy
going out of the house on a holiday
16.
Synonyms of ?
CORPULENT

Lean
Gaunt
Emaciated
pompous
Obese