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Vocabulary Test 1

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(1-5): Give a synonym and antonym for each of the fo o!in" voca#$ ary !ords (1% &oints)' 1. mellow soothing harsh 2. blatant obvious hidden 3. legitimate genuine invalid . distraught hysterical calm !. retort argue re"uest ((-1%): )or each voca#$ ary !ord* indicate its &art of s&eech (5 &oints)' #. $ration % noun &. whim % noun '. throb % verb (. )athom % verb 1*. utmost % ad+ective

(11-15): +se the &rovided voca#$ ary !ord in a sentence (1% &oints)' 11. gruesome ,hen she )ell and s-inned her -nees while rollerblading. the wound loo-ed gruesome.

Vocabulary Test 1

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12. subtle /e wore the subtle colors o) light green and 0ale gray. 13. as0ire 1 as0ire to be a 0ilot one day because 1 love 0lanes and )lying. 1 . incident 2ue to the incident which occurred. everyone had to evacuate the building. 1!. e0idemic The 3nited 4tates is e50eriencing an obesity e0idemic. (1(-,%): -n yo$r o!n !ords* e.& ain the definition of the fo o!in" voca#$ ary !ords (1% &oints)' 1#. /ybrid 6 com0osed o) two di))erent sources 1&. nurture 6 to ta-e care o) 1'. yearn 6 to strive towards 1(. 0ending 6 in the 0rocess 2*. corru0t 6 morally incorrect (,1-,5): /hoose the correct voca#$ ary !ord to com& ete the sentence (5 &oints)' 21. ,hen 1 am older. 1 777777777777 to be a veterinarian or a 8oo-ee0er. 9as0ire: 22. The car was a 777777777777 because it o0erated on both electricity and gas. 9hybrid: 23. ,hen she )ell o)) her bi-e and scra0ed her -nee. the wound loo-ed very 777777777777. 9gruesome: 2 . A)ter wor-ing on his homewor- so hard. he was 777777777777 when he discovered he )orgot it at home. 9distraught: 2!. $n a 77777777777. the two )riends decided to go see the 8ombie movie instead o) the vam0ire movie they had 0lanned to see. 9whim: ,(-0%: )or each sentence* circ e the voca#$ ary !ord that is $sed incorrect y' Re& ace each !ord !ith the correct voca#$ ary !ord (1% &oints)'

Vocabulary Test 1

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2#. They discovered the organi8ation was legitimate when it was revealed that the 0resident had been lying in records about how much income the com0any had received. 9legitimate used incorrectly. re0lace with corru0t: 2&. A)ter studying so hard. 1 throb )or the o00ortunity )or some time )or rela5ation. 9throb used incorrectly. re0lace with yearn: 2'. 4he could not retort why her dog would have run away because he always seemed ha00y and content. 9retort used incorrectly. re0lace with )athom: 2(. /e li-ed listening to classical music because the so)tness o) it made him )eel subtle. 9subtle used incorrectly. re0lace with mellow: 3*. The oration o) the abuse o) technology is becoming more and more blatant in our country. 9$ration used incorrectly. re0lace with e0idemic:

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