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 Test Questions
High School: 9th Grade
affection     Speak
 
(1)
n.  
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fondness; tender feeling toward another; fondness
decree ,especially issued by a sovereign; official command
anything that contributes causally to a result; element; variable
fixed foundation; established base; region of the air; sky or heavens; the most remote of the celestial spheres
fight; noisy quarrel or fight; loud party
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bluff     Speak
 
(2)
n.  
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pretense of strength; mislead or deceive
gnawing; biting; corroding; any of various mammals of rodent, such as a mouse, rat, squirrel,
sign; indication; any sensation or change in bodily function that is experienced by a patient
harmless form of the germs that cause a disease to prevent people getting the actual disease
moral corruption or contamination; invasion of body which can lead to tissue damage and disease
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captive     Speak
 
(3)
n.  
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prisoner taken by force; one kept in power of another; one charmed or subdued by beauty, excellence, or affection
receding; pull back or move away or backward; withdrawal of troops to a more favorable position
elaborate and systematic plan; plan of action intended to accomplish a specific goal
large extent of land; organized portion of country
fixed foundation; established base; region of the air; sky or heavens; the most remote of the celestial spheres
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content     Speak
 
(4)
n.  
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stress; tension; condition of being pressed
wonder; strong surprise; astonishment
prison; confinement; state of being a prisoner
shutting up of a place by troops or ships; obstruction to passage
volume; something contained; material, including text and images
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dapper     Speak
 
(5)
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broken off; very steep; having sudden transitions from one subject to another
clever; characterized by keen awareness, sharp intelligence
likely; exactly suitable; appropriate; quick to learn or understand
inattentive or unmindful; lacking all memory; forgetful
neatly dressed; very stylish in dress; lively and alert
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despair     Speak
 
(6)
n.  
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journey organized for a particular purpose
air of compelling charm, romance, and excitement, especially when delusively alluring; magic spell
a small amount; a long, narrow piece cut or torn off; long irregular strip that is cut or torn off
loss of hope; utter hopelessness; complete despondency
violent or riotous behavior; state of excitement, passion, or debauchery
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economical     Speak
 
(7)
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dangerous; reckless; daring; inclined to run risks
having the quality of being viscous or adhesive; soft and sticky; glutinous; damp and adhesive
of first rank or importance or value; essential or basic
thrifty; saving; using the minimum of time or resources necessary for effectiveness
easily broken; having little elasticity
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expletive     Speak
 
(8)
n.  
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someone who has given long service
interjection; word or phrase having no independent meaning; expression usually of surprise or anger
sovereignty; rule; dominance or widespread influence
delicately beautiful or charming; exquisite; gratification or pleasure taken in anything
change something into another form; transform
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fraudulent     Speak
 
(9)
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cheating; deceitful; planning or using fraud; given to practice of fraud
resistant to; free or exempt from; not subject to
impartial; not supporting one side over another
dull; lacking color; lacking in liveliness, charm, or surprise
having the ability required for a specific task
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hinge     Speak
 
(10)
n.  
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fixed foundation; established base; region of the air; sky or heavens; the most remote of the celestial spheres
a piece of land almost completely surrounded by water but joined to a larger mass of land
a joint that holds two parts together so that one can swing relative to the other
unfortunate accident; bad luck
elaborate and systematic plan; plan of action intended to accomplish a specific goal
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impecunious     Speak
 
(11)
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easily ignited and capable of burning rapidly; inflammable
without money; poor; penniless
dull; lacking color; lacking in liveliness, charm, or surprise
low or inferior in station or quality; modest
suggesting or threatening evil; accompanied by or leading to disaster
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leniency     Speak
 
(12)
n.  
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mildness; quality of mercy or forgiveness, especially in the assignment of punishment as in a court case
discomfort; cause strain, anxiety, or suffering to
tax on goods coming into a country
journey organized for a particular purpose
target of a hunt; animal hunted or caught for food
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modify     Speak
 
(13)
v.  
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be superior; distinguish oneself
alter; make partial or minor changes to
fall straight down; plunge; decline suddenly and steeply
breed; emerge from the egg
endeavor; struggle or fight forcefully; exert much effort or energy
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pathetic     Speak
 
(14)
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difficult to handle or manage
causing sadness, compassion, or pity
having the quality of being viscous or adhesive; soft and sticky; glutinous; damp and adhesive
outermost; utmost; farthest; most remote; at the widest limit
dangerous; dangerously unstable and unpredictable; disloyal; tending to betray
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pneumonia     Speak
 
(15)
n.  
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pain of a guilty conscience; feeling of deep regret
one derived from another; offspring or descendant; result of creative effort, as product
any article of clothing, as coat or gown
sovereignty; rule; dominance or widespread influence
inflammation of the lungs
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reciprocal     Speak
 
(16)
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dull; lacking color; lacking in liveliness, charm, or surprise
first in excellence, quality, or value; at the best stage; peak; first in degree or rank; chief
full of life; animated; necessary to continued existence; living or breathing
concerning each of two or more persons or things; exchangeable; interacting
having a dull edge or end; not sharp; lacking in feeling; insensitive
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salvage     Speak
 
(17)
v.  
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put force upon; force; constrain; compel; put in motion or action by violence
appear or take shape, usually in enlarged or distorted form
save from loss or destruction; rescue of a ship; save for further use
convert code into ordinary language; read with difficulty
go with light running steps; move about or proceed hurriedly
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shroud     Speak
 
(18)
v.  
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hide from view; wrap for burial; shut off from sight; shelter
break down; make more concise; convert food into absorbable substances
gaze; stare; look searchingly; company with
live in; occupy; reside in
follow, discover; make a mark or lines on a surface
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supplement     Speak
 
(19)
v.  
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add as something seems insufficient; complement; extension; addition
conquer; overcome; come out better in a competition
strike against; attack; assail; make angry; affront
scrub; clean, polish, or wash by scrubbing vigorously; wear away; search through or over thoroughly
walk or march with labor; jog along; move wearily
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tremor     Speak
 
(20)
n.  
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freight carried by a ship, an aircraft, or another vehicle
shaking or vibrating movement; slight quiver
tricky or dangerous situation; dilemma; troublesome
shifting; conveyance or removal of something from one place, person, or thing to another
large extent of land; organized portion of country
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