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 Test Questions
Word Frequency: from 8K to 9K
surround     Speak
 
(1)
n.  
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the area in which something exists or lives
outward appearance or aspect; mode of dress; false appearance
rock consisting chiefly of calcium carbonate or carbonate of lime
an unrestrained expression of emotion; a sudden intense happening
act of causing anger, displeasure, or affront; transgression of law; attacking or assaulting
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chalk     Speak
 
(2)
n.  
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continuous, unwavering course; exact meaning or actual wording of a document
a sheet of information in the form of a table, graph, or diagram
severe trial; form of trial to determine guilt or innocence; difficult or painful experience
soft, earthy substance, usually of white, used for drawing
a very large marine mammal with a streamlined hairless body, breathing through a blowhole on the head
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profane     Speak
 
(3)
v.  
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purchase back; regain possession of by payment; ransom or rescue from captivity; pay penalty; make amends for
explore; observe or inquire into in detail; examine systematically
violate; put to improper, unworthy, or degrading use; abuse
vibrate or move quickly; drive in disorder; throw into confusion; wave or flap rapidly in an irregular manner
be full of; be plentiful
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prone     Speak
 
(4)
a. or ad.  
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pleasing to the mind or feeling; giving personal satisfaction
serving to instruct of enlighten or inform; enlightening
incapable of being described
imaginative; not based on fact; dubious
inclined; lying face downward; having a tendency
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dungeon     Speak
 
(5)
n.  
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a dark cell, usually underground, where prisoners can be confined
separation; detachment; quality or condition of being isolated
popular kind of narrative poem, adapted for recitation or singing
science dealing with the logic of quantity and shape
flower arrangement consisting of a circular band of foliage or flowers for ornamental purposes
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deception     Speak
 
(6)
n.  
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rapidity or speed of motion; swiftness
small piece or bit; fragment; fragment; leftover bits of food; remnant
bravery; courage and boldness, as in battle
serious mistake typically caused by ignorance or confusion
act of deceiving
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imperious     Speak
 
(7)
a. or ad.  
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wanting to get more than one can reasonably get
urgent or pressing; able to deal authoritatively; dictatorial
convenient; close
unintelligible; difficult to understand
inadequate; lacking an essential quality or element
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embassy     Speak
 
(8)
n.  
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a person who is in charge of work done in a particular department or office
action of stretching something tight; anxiety; feelings of hostility
diplomatic building where ambassadors live or work; diplomatic representatives headed by an ambassador
list or enumeration of names; articles arranged methodically, often in alphabetical order
the part of the alimentary canal between the stomach and the anus
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nous     Speak
 
(9)
n.  
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characterized by high spirits and animation
common sense
exclusive control or possession of something; domination
long, thin, usually wooden pole with a blade at one end, used to row or steer a boat
a bishop of highest rank
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deceit     Speak
 
(10)
n.  
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path; track; a trodden path
attempt or disposition to deceive or lead into error; any declaration or practice, which misleads another, or causes to believe what is false
comfort or relieve in sorrow, misfortune, or distress
implacable or malicious foe; one who is diabolically wicked or cruel
someone who lacks support, care, or supervision
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intuition     Speak
 
(11)
n.  
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piece of unverified information of uncertain origin usually spread by word of mouth
state or quality of being mature; ripeness; full development; arrival of the time fixed for payment
device that heats water or supplies warmth to a room
covering or garment for the head or the head and shoulders, often attached to the body garment
immediate insight; power of knowing without reasoning
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adverse     Speak
 
(12)
a. or ad.  
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absolutely still
widespread; widely or commonly occurring, existing, accepted
urgent or pressing; able to deal authoritatively; dictatorial
in opposing direction; harmful or unfavorable; acting or serving to oppose
after noon
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prevalent     Speak
 
(13)
a. or ad.  
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covered with or consisting of rust
widespread; widely or commonly occurring, existing, accepted
laughable; completely devoid of wisdom or good sense
coming next after the eleventh and just before the thirteenth in position
absolutely still
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subdue     Speak
 
(14)
v.  
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prevent something from entering a place or taking part in an activity; reject
anticipate; predict
stuff oneself; overeat; make a pig of oneself
quiet or bring under control by physical force or persuasion; make less intense; tone down
be all mixed up or jumbled together;
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oar     Speak
 
(15)
n.  
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continuous, unwavering course; exact meaning or actual wording of a document
anything which shows, indicates, manifests, or discloses; prologue indicating what follows; second digit
the practice of cultivating the land or raising stock
passage or expression that is quoted or cited; practice of quoting from books
long, thin, usually wooden pole with a blade at one end, used to row or steer a boat
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womanhood     Speak
 
(16)
n.  
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women as a class
the act of governing; exercising authority
the rate of failure or loss; death, especially of large numbers; heavy loss of life
talk without exchanging too much information; informal conversation
a short labored intake of breath with the mouth open
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amply     Speak
 
(17)
a. or ad.  
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convenient; close
having a sunken area
informal intensifiers
with that or this or it
to an ample degree or in an ample manner
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collision     Speak
 
(18)
n.  
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trap; gin; anything by which one is entangled and brought into trouble
legacy; something that is passed down from preceding generations; a tradition
jewelry consisting of a cord or chain, often bearing gems, worn about the neck
crash; conflict of opposed ideas or attitudes or goals
place or ground set apart for the burial of the dead; graveyard
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publishing     Speak
 
(19)
v.  
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form by an exercise of ingenuity; devise; invent; design
put into print
investigate systematically; search and discover about something
cause to feel better; give moral or emotional strength to
stir to anger; give rise to; stir to action or feeling
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brotherhood     Speak
 
(20)
n.  
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similarity in some respects; comparison based on similarity
the kinship relation between a male offspring and the siblings; the feeling that men should treat one another like brothers
soft, earthy substance, usually of white, used for drawing
a place where something is generated; encompassing, protective hollow or space
a long depression in the surface of the land that usually contains a river
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