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Sentence Equivalence Practice Question of the Week #40 Answer

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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 and explanation tomorrow!

Tentative, fearful even, his first forays into the theatrical arts were hardly __________.

  1. unheralded
  2. auspicious
  3. commendable
  4. unpropitious
  5. satisfactory
  6. favorable

(B) auspicious and (F) favorable are the correct answers.

The clues are “tentative, fearful”.

If his attempts to enter were tentative and fearful they hardly were promising. Two similar words to promising are (B) auspicious and (F) favorable.


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4 Responses to Sentence Equivalence Practice Question of the Week #40 Answer

  1. Mac March 3, 2012 at 2:31 pm #

    Thanks Chris!

    • Chris Lele
      Chris March 5, 2012 at 12:19 pm #

      Great! I am happy that helped 🙂

  2. Mac February 29, 2012 at 6:35 pm #

    Hi guys! I am prepping for the GRE. I know you guys recommended the New Yorker and the Atlantic for brush up on RC and learn more vocabs. But can you please recommend or specify some articles or type of articles that I should be focusing on or laced and lavished with GRE words? Some of the article long articles I’ve read so far didn’t seem feature anymore average lingo. For example, I was reading science article on the New Yorker called “Kin and Kind” on their March 2012 issue, and it’s not what I would typically find in science journal or GRE exam.Thanks a lot guys!

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