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Feb
28
2015
34,880 responses
Question of the Day Statistics
Number Answered
Correct 19,792
Incorrect 15,088
56% correct

Critical Reading > Sentence Completions

Choose the word or set of words that, when inserted in the sentence, best fits the meaning of the sentence as a whole. 

His inclination to succumb to flattery made him ------- to the ------- of people who wished to take advantage of him.

Answer Choices

Hint

Look for the choice whose meanings include “inclination to succumb” and “flattery.”

Question of the Day

Can you answer today's question?

Register Next Tests:
3/14 , 5/2

Feb
28
2015
34,880 responses
Question of the Day Statistics
Number Answered
Correct 19,792
Incorrect 15,088
56% correct

Critical Reading > Sentence Completions

Choose the word or set of words that, when inserted in the sentence, best fits the meaning of the sentence as a whole. 

His inclination to succumb to flattery made him ------- to the ------- of people who wished to take advantage of him.

Answer Choices

Answer

The man in the sentence is “susceptible” to flattery. Because of this “inclination,” he is an easy target for people who use “cajolery” (flattery) to get what they want.