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Meaning of 'ape' #1 (permalink) Tue Jul 26, 2005 3:39 am   Meaning of 'ape'
 

Test No. incompl/advan-85 "GMAT Verbal Quiz (8)", question 1

We sometimes find it difficult to imagine where we come from and believe that we are in fact ......... from apes.

(a) directed
(b) departed
(c) devolved
(d) descended

Test No. incompl/advan-85 "GMAT Verbal Quiz (8)", answer 1

We sometimes find it difficult to imagine where we come from and believe that we are in fact descended from apes.

Correct answer: (d) descended
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Meaning of 'ape' #2 (permalink) Tue Jul 26, 2005 11:58 am   Meaning of 'ape'
 

An ape is a gorilla or a chimpanzee - monkey.
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Meaning of 'ape' #3 (permalink) Wed Sep 07, 2011 8:50 am   Meaning of 'ape'
 

What does descended and what does devolved means?

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Meaning of 'ape' #4 (permalink) Wed Sep 07, 2011 9:10 am   Meaning of 'ape'
 

Descended means to move downward upon or along; go or climb down (stairs, a hill, etc.). The general meaning is decreased or downfall
Whereas developed means to improve. Climb from lower level to higher level. It can be referred as improvement in …….

These words are Antinomies
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