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8th Grade - Honors English - Vocabulary

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  • Q1
    What is the definition of vex?
    To irritate, annoy, or trouble; to puzzle
    To free from whatever is holding or tangling on up
    A very big number
    A freak, something unnatural; great terrifying size
    30s
  • Q2
    What is the definition of frivolous?
    Of little importance, not serious
    One who prepares, stuffs animals
    Not showing feeling/emotion
    Unaware, not noticing, not paying attention
    30s
  • Q3
    Is Potent, (powerful, with great strength; effective) a noun, verb, adjective, or adverb?
    Verb
    Adverb
    Adjective
    Noun
    30s
  • Q4
    Is Extricate, (to free from whatever is holding or tangling on up) a noun, verb, adjective, or adverb?
    Adverb
    Noun
    Verb
    Adjective
    30s
  • Q5
    What does it mean to "Mum's the word?"
    You must water the flowers.
    You must tell everyone the secret.
    You must only tell your mom the secret.
    You must keep silent; don’t tell anyone the secret
    30s
  • Q6
    What does "Out of left field" mean?
    A good hit in baseball
    Unusual; crazy; totally wrong
    A place to have a party
    Clever; a unique idea
    30s
  • Q7
    What is a synonym for the word, disgruntled?
    Unhappy
    Bored
    Cheerful
    Ugly
    30s
  • Q8
    What does "Pull Your Leg" mean?
    To copy someone
    To break a bone
    To go for a run
    To tease or fool someone
    30s
  • Q9
    What's a synonym for frugal?
    Hardworking
    Sparing
    Rich
    Wasteful
    30s
  • Q10
    What's the definition of amass?
    To drive away
    To dive deep into the water
    To separate
    To gather into a great mass, collect
    30s
  • Q11
    Is Hodgepodge ( a mixed up collection, a jumble ) a noun, verb, adjective, or adverb?
    Adverb
    Verb
    Noun
    Adective
    30s
  • Q12
    Is Stoic (not showing feeling/emotion ) a noun, verb, adjective, or adverb?
    Noun
    Verb
    Adjective
    Adverb
    30s
  • Q13
    What's the definition of erudite?
    Having great spelling
    Having great piano skills
    Having great knowledge
    Having great creativity
    30s
  • Q14
    What does it mean to "Sleep on It"?
    To sleep in late
    To not sleep at all
    To put off making a decision until the next day
    To sleep well
    30s
  • Q15
    What's the definition of zealous?
    Eager, with lots of passion and desire
    Hopeful, waiting patiently for something
    Extravagant, very fancy and expensive
    Jealous, wanting what others have
    30s

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