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Lesson One Vocabulary

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15 questions
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  • Q1
    The popular girls were trying to _____ the nomination of a nice girl to the Homecoming court because they wanted their friends to win. Which word BEST COMPLETES this sentence?
    buffoon
    imbue
    undermine
    instigate
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  • Q2
    The _____ salesman would not leave me alone, so I bought the used car. Which word BEST COMPLETES this sentence?
    rambunctious
    garish
    unremitting
    rudiment
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  • Q3
    Algebra was the _____ of my existence until I finally learned how to do it. Which word BEST COMPLETES this sentence?
    rudiment
    repertoire
    penchant
    bane
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  • Q4
    The _____ children managed to burn through six nannies in the past month due to their rowdy disposition. Which word BEST COMPLETES this sentence?
    garish
    garish
    rambunctious
    doleful
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  • Q5
    The _____ in her tone of voice, along with the insult, made me cringe and want to go home. Which word BEST COMPLETES this sentence?
    rudiment
    hierarchy
    penchant
    asperity
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  • Q6
    The word IMBUE MOST NEARLY means:
    Melancholy
    Showy or overdecorated in a tasteless way
    To fill completely or saturate
    The elements or first principles of a subject; skill
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  • Q7
    The word DOLEFUL MOST NEARLY means:
    A system in which things or people are ranked above one another
    Full of sorrow; causing grief
    Harshness of sound or manner
    One who is outgoing and energized by social interaction with others
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  • Q8
    The word BUFFOON MOST NEARLY means:
    Difficult to control, wild and unruly
    Difficult to control, wild and unruly
    A clown; a fool
    the list of dramas, operas, parts, pieces, etc., that a company, actor, singer, or the like, is prepared to perform.
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  • Q9
    The word GARISH MOST NEARLY means:
    To permeate or saturate
    Showy or overdecorated in a tasteless way
    Fatal injury or ruin
    A clown; A stupid person
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  • Q10
    The word PENCHANT MOST NEARLY means:
    To permeate or saturate
    Melancholy
    A strong liking
    To urge on; to stir up, provoke, incite
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  • Q11
    Which of the following is an ANTONYM for the word EXTROVERT?
    social
    loner
    talkative
    outgoing
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  • Q12
    Which of the following is a SYNONYM for the word INSTIGATE?
    saturate
    helpful
    docile
    provoke
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  • Q13
    Which of the following is a SYNONYM for the word HIERARCHY?
    classification
    sabotage
    continual
    disable
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  • Q14
    Which example uses the word REPERTOIRE correctly?
    Dalton demonstrated for us his incredible repertoire of bird calls.
    Walter gave me a look of repertoire when I dropped the vase.
    The college will repertoire its new policy.
    A repertoire for stretching the truth gave Tim a reputation for being unreliable.
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  • Q15
    Which example uses the RUDIMENT correctly?
    During World War II, the French sought to rudiment the Nazi.
    When the puppies get too rudiment in their play, they are separated.
    It is rudiment to learn the alphabet in Kindergarten.
    The rudiment sounds of the city kept me awake at night.
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