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New GRE Text Completion: Practice Question of the Week #10

This week’s question is text completion: For each blank select one word from each column that best completes the sentence.  Good luck, we’ll post the answer tomorrow!

Since he lacks the (i) _____________ to take on venerable public figures, the author, no matter how (ii)____________ his social critiques are, will never be (iii) _____________ as a great satirist.

Blank (i) Blank (ii) Blank (iii)
(A) timorousness (D) ignominious (G) lionized
(B) contrition (E) harrowing (H) gainsaid
(C) temerity (F) perspicacious (I) tainted


Update: Here’s the answer/explanation post!

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8 Responses to New GRE Text Completion: Practice Question of the Week #10

  1. Kehinde April 23, 2012 at 2:15 am #

    temerity, ignominous, tainted

  2. Rajesh August 8, 2011 at 9:50 pm #

    temerity,ignominious and lionized.

  3. ayush August 3, 2011 at 1:00 pm #

    temerity, perspicacious and lionized

    • kirti August 8, 2011 at 10:15 pm #

      i go wid d above choice

  4. Karthik August 3, 2011 at 6:53 am #

    Yeah. I also give with the above people. The answer is temerity, ignominious, lionized.

  5. Swetha August 3, 2011 at 5:04 am #

    temerity, ignominious and gainsaid

  6. Erika August 2, 2011 at 11:23 pm #

    I agree with Ahmed. temerity, ignominious, lionized

  7. Ahmed August 2, 2011 at 10:43 pm #

    The answers are


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