Thursday, May 31, 2007

060. It is rather difficult for him to discard his prejudices.

1. It is rather difficult for him to discard his prejudices.
(A) prize
(B) get rid of
(C) embrace
(D) nurture

2. This ruse will discomfit the enemy.
(A) upset
(B) disclose
(C) disown
(D) discontent

3. The lawyer was disconcerted by the evidence produced by his adversary.
(A) encouraged
(B) upset
(C) comforted
(D) buoyed up

4. The death of the kitten left Mary disconsolate.
(A) robust
(B) stalwart
(C) sad
(D) sturdy

5. The scholar's discourse was unanimously applauded.
(A) formal speech
(B) prologue
(C) diction
(D) style

6. The manager is fortunate enough to have a discreet assistant.
(A) fool-hardy
(B) die-hard
(C) cautious
(D) ostentatious

7. Wide discrepancies were found between the two accounts of the battle.
(A) hostilities
(B) differences
(C) similarities
(D) parallels

8. The universe is composed of discrete bodies.
(A) integrated
(B) connected
(C) separated
(D) interlocked

9. Use your own discretion in this matter.
(A) knowledge
(B) rashness
(C) recklessness
(D) prudence

10. The law does not discriminate against the poor.
(A) confound
(B) differentiate
(C) discard
(D) cringe

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