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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. 

Currently rising temperatures in the Arctic and Antarctic are ------- of a still warmer world that could result from an excess of atmospheric carbon dioxide produced by the burning of oil, gas, and coal.

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Hint

The words “of a still warmer world that could result” are a clue that the answer involves indicating or predicting a future event.

Question of the Day

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Mar
30
2015
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Question of the Day Statistics
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Correct 14,508
Incorrect 20,892
40% 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. 

Currently rising temperatures in the Arctic and Antarctic are ------- of a still warmer world that could result from an excess of atmospheric carbon dioxide produced by the burning of oil, gas, and coal.

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Answer

A harbinger is a sign of something yet to come. Temperatures are presented as “harbingers” in this sentence because they show that “a still warmer world” might be coming.