www.SoundKeepers.com

GRE Multiple Choice Questions - List 21

GRE - Flashcards - Multiple Choice Questions - SHOW ME LIST 21

Definition:

(adjective satellite) repetition of same sense in different words; "`a true fact' and `a free gift' are pleonastic expressions"; "the phrase `a beginner who has just started' is tautological"; "at the risk of being ####### I return to my original proposition"- J.B.Conant

(adjective satellite) use of more words than required to express an idea; "a wordy gossipy account of a simple incident"; "a ####### text crammed with amplifications of the obvious"

(adjective satellite) more than is needed, desired, or required; "trying to lose excess weight"; "found some extra change lying on the dresser"; "yet another book on heraldry might be thought #######"; "skills made ####### by technological advance"; "sleeping in the spare

 

** Please Select the best Word that fits the definition in the left column

QUIXOTIC
QUOTIDIAN
REDEMPTIVE
REDUNDANT
REFINE