Answers to Sentence Completion 1-10


1. B. acumen: sharpness of mind; shrewdness

2. D. misanthrope: a person who dislikes all people

3. A. credulity: willingness to believe with little or no evidence

4. C. paradigm: philosophical structure; set of beliefs

5. A. hiatus: gap; interruption; pause

6. E. fomenting: stirring into action; rousing

7. E. redolent: strongly scented; fragrant

8. B. peripatetic: moving from place to place; itinerant

9. A. recondite: difficult to understand

10. C. profligate: uncontrollably wasteful