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# Text Completion Single blank Q#5 The resolute GRE aspirant

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Text Completion Single blank Q#5 The resolute GRE aspirant [#permalink]  30 Jun 2014, 00:15
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Choose the correct word from the choices given for each blank, to best complete the text.

The resolute GRE aspirant tried to beat the GRE with a doughty --------- that could be aptly called as Lincolnic

Alacrity
Inattentivity
Pertinacity
Rigidity
Authority

OA:
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Pertinacity

OE:
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The clue words here are resolute and doughty and linconic, which mark pertinacious focus and purposefulness
[Reveal] Spoiler: OA
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Re: Text Completion Single blank Q#5 The resolute GRE aspirant [#permalink]  07 Jul 2014, 21:06
C- Pertinacity, as doughty means "resolute" and the only option corresponding to it is pertinacity which means strong/persistent determination
Re: Text Completion Single blank Q#5 The resolute GRE aspirant   [#permalink] 07 Jul 2014, 21:06
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