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 Test Questions
High School: 10th Grade
abrogate     Speak
 
(1)
a. or ad.  
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abolish, do away with, or annul, especially by authority
rubbing away; tending to grind down
difficult to believe; incredible; skeptical
young and inexperienced; having just acquired its flight feathers
unalterable; irreversible; impossible to retract or revoke
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aspiration     Speak
 
(2)
n.  
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earthwork or other strong defense; person who defends
offensive or insulting treatment
natural inclination; tendency or preference; predilection
a hope or ambition of achieving something; the action or process of drawing breath
loud flourish of brass instruments, especially trumpets; spectacular public display
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barrage     Speak
 
(3)
n.  
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choice and use of words in speech or writing
state of being near in space or relationship; proximity
a new method, idea, product; introduction of something new
duplicate copy; analogue; one that closely resembles another
artificial obstruction; heavy curtain of artillery fire; rapid, concentrated discharge of missiles
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bequeath     Speak
 
(4)
v.  
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explode; burst out; become violently active
steer; direct; follow a planned course on, across, or through
drill; make a hole in or through, with or as if with a drill
leave to someone by a will; hand down
dictate; guide; advise the use of; assert a right; claim
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consensus     Speak
 
(5)
n.  
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critical review or commentary, especially one dealing with works of art or literature
translation, often interpretive; performance of a musical or dramatic work
general agreement or accord; opinion reached by a group as a whole
one that is turned or applied to for aid or security; resort for help or protection; access or admittance
authority; right and power to interpret and apply the law
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decelerate     Speak
 
(6)
v.  
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call up or summon; call together for a common purpose
support or establish the certainty or validity of; verify
slow down rate of advancement of; decrease speed of
treat in a violent manner; abuse; do violence to; disturb; interrupt
start; initiate; induct into office by formal ceremony
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efface     Speak
 
(7)
v.  
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bring in from another country
rub or wipe out; make indistinct as if by rubbing
supervise; manage; watch over and direct; examine or inspect
cancel; put an end to; destroy completely
bully; intimidate; discourage or frighten with threats
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epitaph     Speak
 
(8)
n.  
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inscription on tombstone in memory
a confidential or secret meeting
any epidemic disease with a high death rate
subject of conversation or discussion; topic; essay
a herder of sheep; someone who keeps the sheep together in a flock
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frenzied     Speak
 
(9)
a. or ad.  
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madly excited; in state of hurry, panic or wild activity
extremely steep; descending rapidly, or rushing onward
abundant; graciously generous; giving freely and generously
tireless; showing sustained enthusiastic action
full of pores; able to absorb fluids; full of tiny pores that allow fluids or gasses to pass through
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ghastly     Speak
 
(10)
a. or ad.  
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horrible; inspiring shock; extremely unpleasant or bad
lacking conscience; greatly exceeding bounds of reason or moderation
impenetrable; not readily understood; mysterious
not able to be entered; beyond understanding
extreme anger; raging; full of activity; energetic or rapid
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indelible     Speak
 
(11)
a. or ad.  
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awkward; lacking grace in movement or posture
impatient under restraint or opposition; resisting control; difficult to control
in the middle of; among; surrounded by
suitable; appropriate to a purpose; serving to promote your interest
impossible to remove, erase, or wash away; permanent
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inscribe     Speak
 
(12)
v.  
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disparage or depreciate; put down
surprise or impress someone greatly; shock
start; initiate; induct into office by formal ceremony
acknowledge by signing a bill, draft, or other instrument; approve; support
write or engrave; mark down as something to be read; imprint; assign or address to
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muster     Speak
 
(13)
v.  
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steer; direct; follow a planned course on, across, or through
agree; give consent, often at insistence of another; concede
astonish; surprise greatly; affect with wonder
call together; cause to come together; gather; summon up
provoke the hostility of; act in opposition to
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outlast     Speak
 
(14)
v.  
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outlive; live or last longer than
give in; become more compassionate or forgiving; cause to soften in attitude or temper
vaporize; disappear; change into a vapor
keep from motion, or stop progress of; make calm or still
make strong or stronger; prepare oneself for a military confrontation
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overpower     Speak
 
(15)
v.  
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express disapproval or disappointment; bring shame upon; disgrace
bestow; present; have a conference in order to talk something over
overcome by superior force; overcome, as with emotions or perceptual stimuli
surround an enemy; enclose or entrap; beat by cleverness and wit
start; initiate; induct into office by formal ceremony
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posture     Speak
 
(16)
n.  
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exaggerated or abnormal fear of strangers or foreigners
position or arrangement of the body and its limbs
noisy speech; speech or piece of writing with strong feeling or expression
formal essay; paper written by candidate for doctoral degree at university
person excluded from the benefit of the law, or deprived of its protection; fugitive from the law; habitual criminal
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relent     Speak
 
(17)
v.  
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vaporize; disappear; change into a vapor
show contempt by turning up the nose, or by a particular facial expression; speak derisively; show mirth awkwardly
take apart; disassemble; tear down
give in; become more compassionate or forgiving; cause to soften in attitude or temper
make rich; richen; improve
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riddle     Speak
 
(18)
v.  
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present obstacle; stump; cause to fail or to leave hopelessly puzzled, confused, or stuck
pierce with numerous holes; perforate; permeate or spread throughout
dictate; guide; advise the use of; assert a right; claim
turn upside down or inside out; reverse the position, order, or condition of
unclose; open; remove a cover or envelope from; lay open or expose to view
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stifle     Speak
 
(19)
v.  
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interrupt or cut off voice; keep in or hold back; suppress; conceal or hide
rear; promote the growth of; help develop
do something harmful or negative to get revenge for some harm; fight back or respond in kind to an injury or affront
make strong or stronger; prepare oneself for a military confrontation
acknowledge by signing a bill, draft, or other instrument; approve; support
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ungainly     Speak
 
(20)
a. or ad.  
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stinging; sharp in taste or smell; caustic
not able to be entered; beyond understanding
deserving of praise; worthy of high praise
deceptive; giving the wrong idea or impression
awkward; lacking grace in movement or posture
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