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 Test Questions
High School: 9th Grade
alert     Speak
 
(1)
n.  
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boundary line of a circle, figure, area, or object
warning serves; alarm; condition of heightened watchfulness or preparation for action
someone who has given long service
enclosure for confining livestock; enclosure formed by a circle of wagons for defense against attack during an encampment
prototype; original model or type after which other similar things are patterned
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apt     Speak
 
(2)
a.  
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awkward or lacking in social graces; coarse and uncouth
likely; exactly suitable; appropriate; quick to learn or understand
having many talents; capable of working in many fields
physically weak; easily broken
hesitant; not fully worked out or developed; experimental; not definite or positive
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cannibal     Speak
 
(3)
n.  
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group of trees smaller than a forest; orchard
section or quantity within a larger thing; a part of a whole
severe dizziness; reeling sensation; feeling about to fall
human being that eats human flesh; anything that devours its own kind
act of searching for something
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contract     Speak
 
(4)
v.  
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restore or return to the country of birth, citizenship, or origin
constrict; make smaller; compress or concentrate
sell or transfer abroad; send to another country for sale
grant; award; give qualities or abilities to
threaten; jeopardize; do something that may damage it or destroy it
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corrode     Speak
 
(5)
v.  
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grieve; express sorrow; regret deeply
raise; give a promotion to or assign to a higher position
enclose with protective covering; encase; cover up or hide
destroy metal or alloy gradually, especially by chemical action; be eaten or worn away
commence; go on board a boat or airplane; begin a journey
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detain     Speak
 
(6)
v.  
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keep back or from; withhold; restrain from proceeding; stay or stop; delay
ease or lessen pain; satisfy or appease
carry from one place to another; carry away; deport
convert code into ordinary language; read with difficulty
dance and skip about in sport; leap playfully
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endow     Speak
 
(7)
v.  
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turn down; refuse to accept; dismiss from consideration
grant; award; give qualities or abilities to
deliver;give or make available; provide; represent in a drawing or painting
cultivate; make fit for cultivation, domestic life, and service to humans
set up or found; build
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felicitous     Speak
 
(8)
a.  
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apt; suitably expressed; well chosen
unconquerable; incapable of being overcome
idealistic without regard to practicality
disposed to treat guests with warmth and generosity; receptive
divided into squares; diversified in color; marked by great changes or shifts in fortune
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flammable     Speak
 
(9)
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relating to region on either side of the equator; hot and humid
easily ignited and capable of burning rapidly; inflammable
late; delayed; moving slowly
practical and functional, not just for show
pestering; vexatious; troublesome; causing irritation or annoyance
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gourmet     Speak
 
(10)
n.  
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receding; pull back or move away or backward; withdrawal of troops to a more favorable position
freight carried by a ship, an aircraft, or another vehicle
weakness; bodily ailment or weakness, especially one brought on by old age
liquid food made by boiling oatmeal
person with discriminating taste in food and wine
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immunity     Speak
 
(11)
n.  
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angry disturbance; excited state of agitation; needlessly nervous or useless activity; protest; quarrel
protection; exemption from normal legal duties
act of executing or performing any duty; assigned duty or activity
volume; something contained; material, including text and images
weakness; bodily ailment or weakness, especially one brought on by old age
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interpret     Speak
 
(12)
v.  
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get rid of ; cast off; cause to pour forth
walk lame, bearing chiefly on one leg; walk with a hitch or hop, or with crutches; move roughly or irregularly
follow in; go in search of or hunt for
explain or tell the meaning of; translate orally; decipher
act in advance of; deal with ahead of time; predict
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mishap     Speak
 
(13)
n.  
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unfortunate accident; bad luck
a person who defeats an enemy or opponent in competition; winner
act or practice of one who is hospitable; reception and entertainment of strangers or guests without reward
place of refuge or asylum; shrine; holy place, such as a church, temple, or mosque
most important thing; a fixed reference point; center of interest or activity
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outstanding     Speak
 
(14)
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pestering; vexatious; troublesome; causing irritation or annoyance
distinguished from others in excellence
peaceful; tranquil; calm or quiet
curative; having or exhibiting healing powers; relating to healing art
suggesting or threatening evil; accompanied by or leading to disaster
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proceed     Speak
 
(15)
n.  
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follow a certain course; move ahead; travel onward
allotment; allowance; portion; allot; distribute in rations
pleasantry or slight satire; banter; jesting language; satirical merriment
prototype; original model or type after which other similar things are patterned
improper use or handling; misuse
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rejoice     Speak
 
(16)
v.  
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feel joy; experience gladness in a high degree; have pleasurable satisfaction; be delighted; enjoy
hesitate as if in fear or doubt; shy away or be overcome with fright or astonishment
acclaim; express approval, especially by clapping the hands
stir to anger; give rise to; stir to action or feeling
sell or transfer abroad; send to another country for sale
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rodent     Speak
 
(17)
n.  
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journey organized for a particular purpose
freight carried by a ship, an aircraft, or another vehicle
agonizing physical or mental pain; extreme suffering
pleasantry or slight satire; banter; jesting language; satirical merriment
gnawing; biting; corroding; any of various mammals of rodent, such as a mouse, rat, squirrel,
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stench     Speak
 
(18)
n.  
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legend; fable; a traditional story accepted as history
strong, foul odor; stink; foul quality; offensive odor
field covered with grass; meadow
personal ornaments or accessories, as of attire; articles used in particular activity
lack of trust or confidence
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treaty     Speak
 
(19)
n.  
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a tiny piece of anything
large extent of land; organized portion of country
refuge; shelter; harbor or anchorage; port
tax on goods coming into a country
act of treating for the adjustment of differences; negotiation
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vanish     Speak
 
(20)
v.  
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disappear; pass out of sight, especially quickly; die out
come into prominence; spring up; appear
avoid cleverly; escape perception of
adjust the spaces between words; show to be reasonable; explain, clear away
keep under control; hold back ; place limits on
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