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More Reversers

The content focuses on understanding and applying the concept of reversers or shifting sentences in the context of GRE verbal reasoning, specifically through the analysis of sentence structure and the identification of clue words.
  • Introduction to the concept of reversers, with 'however' highlighted as a key example.
  • The process of dissecting a sentence to identify its structure and the role of clue words in determining the sentence's meaning.
  • The importance of recognizing the opposite meaning in sentences that contain reversers, using 'unplanned' versus 'planned' as a case study.
  • A step-by-step guide to choosing the correct word based on the sentence's intended meaning, with 'premeditated' identified as the correct choice in the given example.
  • The significance of understanding GRE vocabulary, as demonstrated by the discussion of words like 'arbitrary', 'whimsical', 'desultory', and 'aggressive'.
Understanding Reversers
Identifying Clue Words
Dissecting Sentence Structure
Matching Opposites in Context
Selecting the Correct Answer