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New GRE Sentence Equivalence: Practice Question of the Week #24

Here’s this week’s practice question– Select exactly two words that best complete the sentence and produce sentences that are alike in meaning. Good luck, we’ll be posting the answer tomorrow!

Faulkner’s work during his most prolific period, the 1930s, approximates the buoyantly conservative tone of Southern Regionalism in general and also indirectly characterizes its __________ “progress.”

  1. affinity for
  2. sanguineness regarding
  3. skepticism of
  4. bitterness about
  5. aggression toward
  6. repudiation of
Update: Here’s the answer/explanation post!

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11 Responses to New GRE Sentence Equivalence: Practice Question of the Week #24

  1. eddie November 10, 2011 at 12:08 pm #

    I think A & E..

  2. klr November 8, 2011 at 12:25 pm #

    C and F

    • Jennah December 30, 2011 at 10:12 am #

      Hey, that’s a clever way of tnhinkig about it.

  3. John November 8, 2011 at 9:41 am #

    B & E

  4. Adrian November 8, 2011 at 4:38 am #

    C and F
    It’s apparent that conservative societies always are disinclined towards any kind of change and hence we could confidently eliminate A and B. And coming to the others, words similar in meaning point only to this answer choice combination. I could be wrong though but just a hypothesis.

  5. Mayur Shrivas November 8, 2011 at 2:11 am #

    A and B

  6. devandiran November 8, 2011 at 12:13 am #

    I cant understand the clues in this question exactly…

  7. devandiran November 8, 2011 at 12:11 am #

    i need the explanation for this question…

  8. guneev November 7, 2011 at 6:58 pm #

    A and B

  9. Naz November 7, 2011 at 6:23 pm #

    C and F

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