Vocabulary Test Online - DIY

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High School: 10th Grade
affirm     Speak
 
(1)
v.  
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arouse to action; motivate; induce to exist
make dirty or spotty; stain; dull the luster of; discolor, especially by exposure to air or dirt
offer someone emotional support or encouragement; confirm
purchase back; regain possession of by payment; ransom or rescue from captivity; pay penalty; make amends for
rub or wipe out; make indistinct as if by rubbing
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assimilate     Speak
 
(2)
v.  
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incorporate and absorb into mind; make similar; cause to resemble
be abuzz; be full of; move in large numbers
talk rapidly, unintelligibly, or idly
make and administer the public policy and affairs of
make shorter; reduce to shorter form intended to represent full form, as for word or phrase
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banish     Speak
 
(3)
v.  
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drive out; drive away; compel to depart; dispel
disparage or depreciate; put down
block legislation by making long speeches
ward off; make an effort to resist; keep off; prevent from entering
dictate; guide; advise the use of; assert a right; claim
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brazen     Speak
 
(4)
a. or ad.  
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irritable; easily angered; excited by or arising from anger
apart; remote in manner; distant physically or emotionally; reserved and remote
twisted; knotty; made rough by age or hard work
having loud, usually harsh, resonant sound; shameless
in the middle of; among; surrounded by
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conservative     Speak
 
(5)
a. or ad.  
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easily deceived or cheated; easily tricked because of being too trusting
lacking discretion; injudicious
favoring traditional views and values; tending to oppose change
not able to be traveled or crossed
of a brilliant red color
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corrupt     Speak
 
(6)
a. or ad.  
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changed from sound to putrid state; spoiled; tainted
abolish, do away with, or annul, especially by authority
associated with a divine power; made holy; worthy of religious veneration
honest; sincere; open and sincere in expression; straightforward
tiresome by reason of length, slowness, or dullness; progressing very slowly
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echelon     Speak
 
(7)
n.  
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level or rank in an organization, profession, or society; formation of troops, ships
fearful or uneasy anticipation of the future; act of seizing or capturing; understanding
act of waiting; delay; stay or continuance in a place
rescuing from error and returning to a rightful course
nickname; familiar name for person, typically shortened version of given name
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epoch     Speak
 
(8)
n.  
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rescuing from error and returning to a rightful course
check list; a collection of resources
superiority in numbers or amount
particular period of history, especially one considered remarkable
one who lives in solitude; withdrawn from the world; reclusive
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frenetic     Speak
 
(9)
a. or ad.  
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excessively agitated; transported with rage or other violent emotion
changed from sound to putrid state; spoiled; tainted
twisted; knotty; made rough by age or hard work
desolate; fruitless and unproductive; lacking
inclined; lying face downward; having a tendency
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govern     Speak
 
(10)
v.  
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make and administer the public policy and affairs of
shrivel; decay; lose freshness, vigor, or vitality; loss of moisture
submit to an overpowering force; yield to an overwhelming desire; give up or give in
put into effect; carry out the legalities of
make young again; restore to youthful vigor or appearance
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indelible     Speak
 
(11)
a. or ad.  
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unhappy; dissatisfied; frustrated
casual; brief or broad; not cautious, nor detailed
impossible to remove, erase, or wash away; permanent
horrible; inspiring shock; extremely unpleasant or bad
out of proper order; not in perfect shape; faulty
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insight     Speak
 
(12)
n.  
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a spear with three prongs
great physical beauty and appeal; attractive moral excellence; moral beauty
understanding; grasping the inner nature of things intuitively
principles presented for belief, as by religious; principle of law; act of teaching; instruction
settlement or compromise of conflicting opinions; written agreement between two states
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mercenary     Speak
 
(13)
a. or ad.  
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holding; having quality, power, or capacity of retaining, as to retain knowledge with ease
incapable of being excelled; unbeatable
mixed; mingled; consisting of several things; of diverse sorts; promiscuous; heterogeneous
stubbornly adhering to an attitude or opinion; hard to control or treat
interested in making money; profit oriented; hired for service in foreign army
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outcast     Speak
 
(14)
a. or ad.  
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without any clear results or proof
silent or reserved in speech; saying little; not inclined to speak or converse
excessively agitated; transported with rage or other violent emotion
surprisingly impressive or notable; shocking
cast out; degraded; excluded from a society
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perpetuate     Speak
 
(15)
v.  
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keep from motion, or stop progress of; make calm or still
distribute; spread; scatter like seeds
surround an enemy; enclose or entrap; beat by cleverness and wit
make strong or stronger; prepare oneself for a military confrontation
make something last; preserve from extinction
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prior     Speak
 
(16)
a. or ad.  
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incompatible; not able to be resolved
preceding in the order of time; former; previous
elastic; having power of springing back or recover readily
honored; respected; reputed; exerting influence by reason of high status
unusual; not typical; not normal
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punctilious     Speak
 
(17)
a. or ad.  
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casual; brief or broad; not cautious, nor detailed
surprisingly impressive or notable; shocking
marked by precise accordance with details
open to view; not secret or hidden
happy; merry; joyful and proud especially because of triumph or success
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repertoire     Speak
 
(18)
n.  
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compression; the conversion of a vapor or gas to a liquid
fitness; correct conduct; quality of being proper; appropriateness
particular period of history, especially one considered remarkable
a short introductory essay preceding the text of a book
list of works of music or drama; class of compositions in a genre; range or number of skills
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surveillance     Speak
 
(19)
n.  
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understanding; grasping the inner nature of things intuitively
quality of endurance and courage; good temperament and character
watching; inspection; close observation of a person or group; supervision
act of causing anger, displeasure, or affront; transgression of law; attacking or assaulting
a structure or arrangement of something; pattern
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ungainly     Speak
 
(20)
a. or ad.  
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honored; respected; reputed; exerting influence by reason of high status
happy; merry; joyful and proud especially because of triumph or success
easily deceived or cheated; easily tricked because of being too trusting
awkward; lacking grace in movement or posture
capable of being perceived; cognizable; discernible; perceivable
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