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 Test Questions
High School: 12th Grade
ambience     Speak
 
(1)
n.  
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attitude or position of a standing person or animal; posture; mental posture; point of view
sequence; act of moving forward toward a goal
surrender of prisoner by one state to another; delivery by one state to another
mildness, as of the weather; merciful, kind, or lenient act
particular environment or surrounding influence; atmosphere of environment
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ardent     Speak
 
(2)
a. or ad.  
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lacking variety or excitement; monotonous
displaying or by strong enthusiasm or devotion; passionate
lacking in spirit or energy to exert effort
relating to, or produced by motion; dynamic
decisive or convincing; achieved easily or by a large margin
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charlatan     Speak
 
(3)
n.  
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a relative position or degree of value in a graded group; one of two or more layers one atop another
an epic poem adapted for recitation
preference; tendency; inclined surface; slope
quack; one who pretends to knowledge, skill, or importance
death notice; list of dead
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confound     Speak
 
(4)
v.  
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cause to become confused or perplexed; fail to distinguish; mix up
ease anger or agitation of; make calm or quiet; end war or violence
combine something into a larger whole; unite
return to a former condition, practice, subject, or belief; backslide; turn back to
supply what is needed or desired; provide food professionally for special occasion
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delve     Speak
 
(5)
v.  
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subside; decrease; become less in amount or intensity
introduce; bring up for discussion or debate; announce
advertize in strongly positive terms; praise excessively; show off
extinguish; put down forcibly; suppress; pacify or quiet
dig ground, as with spade; search deeply and laboriously
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dispense     Speak
 
(6)
v.  
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drive or hunt out of hiding; uncover and bring to light by searching
distribute; prepare and give out; deal out in parts or portions
go in a specified direction, typically slowly or by an indirect route
make poor; reduce to poverty or indigence; exhaust the strength, richness, or fertility of
disown; refuse to acknowledge; reject validity or authority of
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encampment     Speak
 
(7)
n.  
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the direction in which something, such as a building, faces; the face or front of a building
temporary living quarters specially built by the army for soldiers; a site where people on holiday can pitch a tent
branch that flows into the main stream; tending to bring about; being partly responsible for
a thin disk that vibrates when receiving or producing sound waves, as in a telephone, microphone, speaker, or the like
offensive to accepted standards of decency or modesty; repulsive; disgusting
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expressive     Speak
 
(8)
a. or ad.  
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of very poor quality or condition; bringing or deserving severe rebuke or censure
inactive; lacking power to move; unable to move or act
effectively conveying thought or feeling; indicative
joking ,often inappropriately; humorous
composed of elements from a variety of sources
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forthright     Speak
 
(9)
a. or ad.  
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of very poor quality or condition; bringing or deserving severe rebuke or censure
directly ahead; straightforward
without hap or luck; luckless; unfortunate; unlucky; unhappy
of or relating to the cervix of the uterus; relating to the neck
lacking refinement or cultivation or taste
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humiliate     Speak
 
(10)
v.  
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annoy; disturb, especially by minor irritations; be a mystery or bewildering to
abandon; disown; turn away from; give up
discuss the terms of an arrangement
cause to feel shame; hurt the pride of
pound, crush, or grind to powder or dust
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imperial     Speak
 
(11)
a. or ad.  
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modest and reserved in manner or behavior
impressive from inherent grandeur; large and impressive, in size, scope or extent
without material form or substance; based on abstract reasoning; highly abstract or theoretical; supernatural
like an emperor; related to an empire; ruling over extensive territories
obvious and dull; commonplace; lacking originality
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intolerant     Speak
 
(12)
a. or ad.  
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shockingly brutal or cruel; exceptionally bad or displeasing
not enduring; not able to endure; unwilling to tolerate difference of opinion
departing from a recognized, conventional, or established norm or pattern
capable of being transmitted by infection, especially for disease; readily communicated
inactive; lacking power to move; unable to move or act
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necessitate     Speak
 
(13)
v.  
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tease; torture with disappointment; bait someone by showing something desirable but leaving them unsatisfied
disown; refuse to acknowledge; reject validity or authority of
cut short or reduce; cut off end or tail, or any part
capture; attract and hold by charm, beauty, or excellence; hold in bondage or subjection
make necessary or indispensable; render unavoidable
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opaque     Speak
 
(14)
a. or ad.  
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not according to law; not regular or authorized; unlawful; improper
impenetrable by light; not transparent; not reflecting light; having no luster
deeply, often dreamily thoughtful; engaged in serious thought or reflection; contemplative
extremely hungry; voracious; eager for prey
very wicked; infamous by being extremely wicked
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prestige     Speak
 
(15)
n.  
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expression whose meaning differs from meanings of its individual words; distinctive style
impression produced by achievements or reputation; recognized distinction or importance
district or division of city; place or enclosure by definite limits
surrender of prisoner by one state to another; delivery by one state to another
a noisy riotous fight; a confused struggle
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reformatory     Speak
 
(16)
a. or ad.  
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lacking stimulating or mild; agreeable
determined; stubbornly persevering; unyielding
nature of, or being a contradiction; mutually exclusive; opposing
simultaneous; coincident; occurring or operating at the same time
serving or designed to reform
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respite     Speak
 
(17)
n.  
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usually short interval of rest or relief; delay in punishment
act of conveying; tools of conveying, especially vehicle for transportation
factor; something that is likely to vary; changeable; inconstant
moral weakness; failing; weak point; slight fault
extended scolding; long angry or violent speech
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segment     Speak
 
(18)
n.  
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sector; portion; any of the parts into which something can be divided
a person to whom money is owed by a debtor; someone to whom an obligation exists
the branch of physics that studies the physical properties of ligh; optical properties
person who eats too much food and drink
introduction; forerunner; preliminary or preface
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synthetic     Speak
 
(19)
a. or ad.  
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not enduring; not able to endure; unwilling to tolerate difference of opinion
joking ,often inappropriately; humorous
artificial; involving or of the nature of synthesis as opposed to analysis
stubbornly adhering to insufficiently proven beliefs; inflexible, rigid
eating or feeding on flesh; predatory
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unkempt     Speak
 
(20)
a. or ad.  
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lasting for long period; marked by frequent recurrence, as certain diseases
untidy; dirty; uncared for in appearance
joking ,often inappropriately; humorous
impressive; majestic; inspiring awe or admiration
not liable to error; always right or accurate
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