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meaning to the word predict a. foretell b. decide c. prevent d. discover

Which of these words is closest in provided? 1. remote 4. a. automatic b. distant c. savage d. mean
2. detest

5. kin

a. b. c. d. a. b. c. d.

argue hate discover reveal pretty clever pleasant present

a. exult b. twist c. friend d. relative
6. pensive

3. gracious

a. b. c. d.

oppressed caged thoughtful happy

7. banish


a. b. c. d.

exile hate fade clean

simulate a. excite b. imitate c. trick d. apelike charisma a. ghost b. force c. charm d. courage apportion a. divide b. decide c. cut d. squabble generic a. general b. cheap c. fresh d. elderly qualm a. distress b. impunity c. persevere d. scruple wary a. calm b. curved c. confused d. cautious

8. fraud

a. b. c. d.

malcontent argument imposter clown

9. saccharine

a. b. c. d.

leave sweet arid quit

10. drag

a. b. c. d.

sleepy crush proud pull

jovial a. incredulous b. merry c. revolting d. dizzy indifferent a. neutral b. unkind c. precious d. mean




distort a. wrong b. evil c. deform d. harm sumptuous a. delirious b. gorgeous c. perilous d. luxurious reel a. whirl b. fish c. hit d. mistake inscrutable a. difficult b. mysterious c. inflexible d. wary appall a. delirious b. covered c. dismay d. confuse upright a. honorable b. horizontal c. humble d. supine a. b. c. d.


reverie a. palimpsest b. phantom c. daydream d. curio loot a. destruction b. waste c. spoils d. cavort loquacious a. talkative b. thirsty c. beautiful d. complicated chimera a. chimney b. protest c. illusion d. panache temerity a. audacity b. fearfulness c. shyness d. stupidity educe a. demand b. elicit c. ideal d. unlawful











31. nabob

bigwig doubter frolic converse

brilliant d. horror 33. stealthy a. d. b. gauche b. carry d. loud d. sacrosanct 35. pall 34.32. c. fine c. prayer sanctuary pious sacred . indecent stentorian a. violent b. light b. misbegotten c. satiate c. a. louche a.

c. remote means faraway. 19. d. b.Answers 1. or to cause movement in a direction with applied force jovial means good humored or merry to be indifferent is to be marked by impartiality or to be neutral to simulate is to assume the outward appearance of. 20. 28. rich. d. a. 31. or relatives pensive means moodily or dreamily thoughtful to banish means to drive out from home or country. or to imitate charisma is magnetic charm or appeal to apportion is to divide and share out generic means having the characteristic of a whole group. 6. c. b. or to whirl inscrutable means not easily interpreted or understood. 14. c. a. 10. a. c. 24. to detest means to feel intense or violent dislike. a. a. 32. c. or distant 2. or to be cautious to distort means to twist out of a normal state. horizontal and supine are both antonyms of upright a reverie means the state of being lost in thought. b. 17. d. 29. a. 27. 15. or a scruple wary means to be attentive especially to danger. or a bigwig to pall can mean to deprive of pleasure in something by satiating . 8. 11. to elicit means to draw out something hidden or latent a nabob is a person of great wealth or importance. 12. 13. or a daydream loot means goods seized in war. b. 30. or to deform sumptuous means excessively costly. 9. or an illusion temerity means unreasonable contempt for danger or recklessness. gracious means to be pleasant or considerate in social 4. or mysterious to appall is to overcome with shock. 18. d. 5. c. 16. 26. a. or an imposter saccharine means overly sweet to drag is to pull. 23. b. a. or audacity to educe means to develop something potential or latent. interactions to predict means to declare in advance or to foretell kin means people with common ancestors. c. or to exile a fraud is someone who is not what he or she pretends to be. b. or general a qualm is a feeling of uneasiness about a moral issue. 22. or garrulous a chimera is a fabrication of the mind. or luxurious one meaning of reel is to move round and round. or to hate 3. b. d. 7. or to dismay upright can mean either honorable or vertical. b. 21. a. c. c. or spoils loquacious means excessively talkative. 25. a.

or holy d. d.33. louche means not reputable. 35. sacrosanct means the most sacred. 34. stentorian means loud and is usually used to imply a voice of great power and range . or indecent c.

insincere c. impartial a. shallow c. reduce b. Antonyms Which of these words is most nearly the opposite of the word provided? 36. low d. 38. need c. brittle d. 40. humorous 39. hidden d. friendly b. overt heartfelt a. dislike d. worried luminous a. biased c. hostile b. loving b. advance d. .2. dim c. want secret a. covert c. borrow b. clear b. unhealthy d. 41. withdraw a. contempt 37. clever awe a.

fragrant d. 45. arrogant c. 50. delicious 43. silent c. confine d. unimportant c. a. quick d.42. marry rotund a. wane 44. c. bashful boisterous noisy heated 53. pointy d. inability common a. augment c. despair d. loathe . dearth a. group b. round b. dull talent a. pit a. 49. poverty c. foreign peaked a. tired b. regret c. lack b. peak c. b. gully c. d. thin d. fast 48. besmirch b. select d. soothe abate a. smooth d. 47. value b. 51. expound a. brazen 52. ruddy expect a. strange b. ungrateful b. free b. show d. condemn pique a. 46. confuse c. attend b. malodorous a. uneasy c. abundance d. acrid b. pungent c. provoke d.

copious philistine a. worst b. 57.54. embrace b. intellectual c. abridge a. placid c. reasonable d. c. debutante zenith a. a. crafty b. 64. dissatisfaction d. determined b. 62. meek improvident a. cautious b. inane 55. crude c. apex c. generous c. nadir d. pious d. master supercilious a. germane 65. kind b. novice b. falter fatuous a. b. 63. easy kindle a. d. unimportant b. enemy d. intelligent demur a. 59. past 60. condemn c. thoughtful d. pliant approbate a. irrelevant indifferent impartial improvident . stress d. discourage meager a. 58. 56. extend c. irascible a. sensible d. smother b. boisterous d. serious d. relevant c. 61. detest c. fortunate c. ingratitude b. shorten b. proven d. frugal c.

quiescent a. tardy 68. hungry d. wealthy b. cheerful b. homespun sapient a. simian 69. matutinal a. simple d.66. sincere c. prescient sartorial a. . impecunious a. b. inelegant d. 70. hunched b. d. cautious c. c. dull d. active c. strong c. lackadaisical b. paternal crepuscular maritime marsupial 67.

43. to despair is to lose all hope c. 37. zenith means the highest point or the apex. supercilious means coolly or patronizingly haughty. therefore biased is the opposite b. rotund means rounded or plump. to condemn means to declare wrong or to convict d. 54. malodorous means to have a bad smell. 53. red complexion b. 50. to be peaked is to appear pale or wan. 59. 60. secret means hidden or covert. to abridge means to shorten and to extend means to lengthen a. placid means calm or serene b. dearth means an inadequate supply or lack of something. dim means dark or dull d. to soothe means to calm b. 46. 44. strange means unfamiliar a. to advance is the opposite of retreat d. impartial means to be without prejudice or bias. or glowing. or wealth d. 57. or confound. 38. 42. 39. 40. 58. 48. 55. common means ordinary or familiar. a talent is a special creative or artistic ability. to pique means to excite or irritate. fragrant means smelling sweet or delicate b. contempt means a lack of respect. or sincere. 47. to be ruddy is to have a healthy. meek . 51. so insincere is its opposite b. irascible means easily angered. heartfelt means expressing genuine feeling. awe means a sense of deep respect or veneration. is the opposite of expound d. to abate means to reduce in degree or intensity. therefore inability is the opposite a. 56. bashful means to be shy or timid c. to smother means to stifle or suppress d. abundance means an ample quantity. or abundant b. therefore irrelevant is the opposite b.Answers 36. copious means present in large quantity. to expound means to explain. philistine is used disparagingly to describe a person guided by material rather than intellectual values. 41. to expect is to wait for or to look forward to. nadir means the lowest point a. an intellectual is a person who engages in creative use of his or her intellect a. germane means to be appropriate or relevant. to confuse. to approbate means to approve or sanction. 62. 61. a pit is a hole and a peak is the top of a hill or mountain c. meager means lacking in quality or quantity. 45. therefore thin is the opposite d. or disdain b. to kindle means to start burning or ignite. 52. to augment means to increase c. 49. to withdraw means to remove or retreat. overt means open to view b. brazen means to be defiant or insolent. c. luminous means radiating or reflecting light.

or careless. b. b. means enduring injury with patience and without resentment improvident means lacking prudent foresight. 67. a. c. 64. therefore active is the opposite sartorial means of or relating to tailored clothes. one meaning of simple is deficient in intelligence matutinal means of or relating to the morning.63. crepuscular means relating to or resembling twilight impecunious means having little or no money. or sage. therefore wealthy is the opposite . 68. 65. a. 70. homespun means homemade sapient means possessing great wisdom. 69. to embrace means to accept readily or gladly. c. cautious means to be wary or to exercise forethought to demur means to delay or hesitate. 66. sensible is its nearest opposite quiescent means marked by inactivity or repose. a. a. demure means coy fatuous means inanely foolish.

habit c. hurry c. relax d. wait 74. imply most nearly means a. dessert b. extend b. clever c. 73. serious 72. harmful c. clean solemn most nearly means a.3. humble custom most nearly means a. ethic d. current d. Synonyms Select the word that most nearly means the word provided. dance b. c. suggest stab thick destroy . busy d. deliver prolong most nearly means a. 75. amusing b. modest most nearly means a. attractive b. hustle most nearly means a. 71. 76. d. b. speech d. inquire c.

morbid c. help b. judicial b. c. turn puzzle decide want 88. rake most nearly means a. style d.77. express b. insignificant b. calm b. hurry utter most nearly means a. 79. ramble most nearly means 83. reserved 84. worship b. borrow d. c. charity d. devious 87. defer c. 78. wise flare most nearly means a. c. laugh beneficial most nearly means a. tidy c. d. b. knot confuse wander wonder congregate most nearly means a. careless d. thin scoundrel gentleman shovel . above b. d. resolve most nearly means a. disturb d. gather c. d. 85. fearless most nearly means a. careless d. dark placid most nearly means a. clever d. a. 81. 82. b. dark aloof most nearly means a. blaze negligent most nearly means a. b. solemn d. arguable c. negligible most nearly means a. powerful cowardly brave careful 80. 86. advantageous c. c. d. temper c. lazy c. b. pajamas b.

blend c. c. glaring c. astute d. confuse 91. course d. 99. blend d.89. holiness 95. distinction c. rancid praise hamper persist 90. pleasant mitigate most nearly means a. difficulty d. muster c. fetter most nearly means a. greedy abide most nearly means a. scold push try punish 93. mean c. 100. vibrant b. dupe most nearly means a. flagrant most nearly means a. endure b. quiet b. a. b. demonstrate b. lurking d. sneaky c. b. . 92. trial c. truly 94. 96. hate c. simpleton d. rail most nearly means a. reside most nearly means 97. firmness rally most nearly means a. relieve b. c. d. intractable b. defend d. intelligent 98. meld most nearly means a. trick c. stain b. character b. drug stigma most nearly means a. d. d. live shrewd most nearly means a. remain home dwell sediment covetous most nearly means a. attendance d. b. vicious d. rancher b. c.

nonsensical picayune most nearly means a. 104. tempestuous d. disorderly antediluvian most nearly means a. parched c. 105. mendicant b. caustic 106. 103. paltry d. desire c. churlish most nearly means a. antiquated b. dead b. nonsectarian d. handsome diffident most nearly means a. weed d. apathetic b. 108. indigent b. wind c. arrogant d. carry 102. 109. spicy c. southern smite most nearly means a. tailored d. quarrelsome proffer most nearly means a. 107. fetid d. quiet c. gentle b. childish b. tender mordant most nearly means a. flee b. shy c. wastrel c. . despondent d. speck c. dirt d. predict d.101. gruesome c. extreme bespoke most nearly means a. petty b. abject most nearly means a. 110. strike winnow most nearly means a. boorish c. carve b.

Answers 71. d. 73. or to dwell covetous means having an inordinate desire for wealth. flair means talent or style negligent means marked by neglect. d. or to tender mordant means biting or caustic in means or speech churlish means resembling an ill-bred or vulgar person. often to stop from doing something to congregate means to gather in a group to utter means to express in words fearless means lacking fear. d. 91. a. 75. modest means to be free of conceit or pretension. 97. b. b. d. 96. or careless aloof means distant in feeling. or to relieve to rail means to scold in harsh. 105. a. b. or serious to imply means to express indirectly. or a scoundrel to dupe means to deceive or to trick stigma means a mark of shame or discredit. 81. c. a. b. or brave negligible means so small or insignificant as to deserve little attention placid means free of disturbance. b. paltry means trivial or . 106. or a habit to prolong means to lengthen in time. or astute to fetter means to hamper. c. c. 78. 87. despondent means having lost all hope bespoke means custom-made. a. tailored also means custommade diffident means shy or lacking in confidence to proffer means to put something forward for acceptance. a. a. a. 77. 85. 99. or to muster abject means cast down in spirit. 107. or antiquated picayune means trivial or of little value. 100. 84. 95. or to wander beneficial means causing benefit. or calm a rake is a dissolute person. a. or a stain to reside means to occupy a place as one’s home. 82. 72. 98. d. 101. b. 90. c. or to withstand shrewd means marked by clever awareness. or to suggest to ramble means to move aimlessly from place to place. 102. or reserved one meaning of resolve is to decide. 108. b. d. 94. c. 103. a. or to extend to hustle means to hurry solemn means marked by grave sobriety. c. b. a. 80. c. or humble a custom means a long-established practice. or greedy to abide means to endure without yielding. c. c. 89. abusive language to meld means to merge or to blend to rally means to arouse for action. or to restrain flagrant means obviously wrong or immoral. or advantageous flare means a fire or blaze used to signal. 104. or boorish antediluvian means so ancient that it could have come before the time of the flood and Noah’s ark. 76. 79. glaring means painfully obvious mitigate means to make less severe or painful. 74. c. c. 93. 88. or utterly hopeless. 92. 86. b. 83. d. b.

to winnow means to sift or get rid of. c. it is often used with “out’’ .meager 109. smite means to strike heavily especially with the hand 110. like weed. d.

release b. solid b. 111. tiny c. argue c. liquid c. . afraid d. graceful d. prosper famous is most opposite to a. poor c. obscure d. roof 114. rest d. boring b. curve b. detain is most opposite to a. carry d. forget d. strive 112. silence c.4. Antonyms Select the word that is most opposite to the word provided. pause labor is most opposite to a. easy b. 115. untalented colossal is most opposite to a. 116. 113. cat c. decent continue is most opposite to a. amuse b. fluid is most opposite to a.

coddle d.117. quiet d. unimportant d. turning b. steady b. reassure c. clean d. 122. swore b. accidental d. risen assure is most opposite to a. cheerful c. weak c. dirty b. please d. regard b. 125. sink c. maim pacify is most opposite to a. strong d. flaunt is most opposite to a. clumsy b. unhand sullen is most opposite to a. pious c. propose heal is most opposite to a. 128. 121. wavy c. lucky candid is most opposite to a. land c. . good d. sew b. hide d. excite b. infer c. valid d. 126. brawny is most opposite to a. truthful c. 124. unfortunate d. perfect b. 119. foolish pivotal is most opposite to a. competent d. 127. 120. pale fickle is most opposite to a. alarm b. blunt c. kind c. clear cursed is most opposite to a. swift b. unsure fallacious is most opposite to a. disarming 118. unkind b. dishonest 123. finagle inept is most opposite to a. foot c.

languor d. domineering d. sincere b. charm c. absurd enigmatic is most opposite to a. clear b. . quick b. mysterious d. forget b. trustworthy lugubrious is most opposite to a. witty d. 131. vivacious wanton is most opposite to a. rich c. 133. thick obsequious is most opposite to a. generous d. opaque d. fatigue astute is most opposite to a. careful c. clever c. salubrious d. 140. gumption is most opposite to a. obtuse is most opposite to a. repast c. 139. extraordinary d. attractive c. agony c. seriousness b. dour b. sedate d. watchful c. dry 130. merciful b. 134. vicious banal is most opposite to a. dandified doleful is most opposite to a. acute c. wealthy c. disastrous d. clever droll is most opposite to a. healthy b. distraught b. hate b. despair ecstasy is most opposite to a. 138. 132. cheerful c. empty b. brilliant d. gullible winsome is most opposite to a. apathy c. levity d.129. obvious 135. slim b. 136. 137.

disinterest 147. essential c. genuine welter is most opposite to a. verbosity d. flexible c. fragrance d. manifest b. gentle c. 148. stupidity c. sinfulness c. silence d. regret b.141. 144. order b. provident d. own c. faltering b. facile d. effluvium is most opposite to a. sustain eclat is most opposite to a. freeze c. inelegance b. recondite is most opposite to a. disingenuous b. land b. 145. submissive spurious is most opposite to a. calm b. prudent d. parsimony is most opposite to a. despair 146. 143. placid d. tenderness truculent is most opposite to a. easy c. obscure d. perspicacious is most opposite to a. generosity b. dullness c. thoughtless c. sociable 149. prude 150. apathy b. gainsay is most opposite to a. patron d. winsome elan is most opposite to a. solid . dull d. 142.

111. 112. 113. 114. 115. 116. 117. 118. 119. 120. 121. 122.

a. c. b. a. d. c. b. a. c. c.

d. d. 123. c. d. 125. a. 126. b. 127. a.

b. 129. b. 130. b. 131. d.
128. 132. 133. 134. 135. 136. 137. 138. 139. 140.

a. c. d. b. c. d. a.

to detain means to hold or keep back; to release means to let go famous means widely known; obscure means little known colossal means incredibly large, therefore tiny is the opposite a fluid is a substance that flows; a solid does not flow to continue means to act without interruption; to pause means to stop temporarily to labor means to work; to rest means to cease working brawny means muscled or strong, therefore weak is the opposite fickle means to lack steadiness, therefore steady is the opposite inept means to lack competence, therefore competent is the opposite pivotal means very important, or crucial, therefore unimportant is the opposite cursed means to be the subject of misfortune, or to be unlucky, therefore lucky is the opposite candid means to be frank, or honest, therefore dishonest is the opposite to flaunt means to display showily, or to show off, therefore hide is the opposite to heal means to restore to health; to maim means to injure to pacify means to soothe, or calm, therefore excite is the opposite sullen means showing a disagreeable mood, or lacking cheer, therefore cheerful is the opposite to assure means to make sure by removing doubt or worry; alarm means to give warning or to arouse fear fallacious means tending to deceive; truthful means disposed to tell the truth gumption means initiative, or drive; apathy means a lack of interest or concern ecstasy means a state of rapturous delight; agony means intense pain of mind or body astute means shrewd or showing acute mental vision; gullible means easily duped or cheated winsome means cheerful and engaging; dour means gloomy or sullen droll means to have a humorous or odd quality; sedate means unruffled or serious enigmatic means mysterious or obscure, therefore obvious is the opposite obtuse means insensitive or stupid; acute means marked by keen perception or shrewd obsequious means subservient or fawning; domineering means exercising overbearing control doleful means full of grief or cheerless; vivacious means full of life and spirit one meaning of wanton is malicious or merciless, therefore merciful is the opposite banal means trite or commonplace, therefore extraordinary is the opposite lugubrious means mournful, or dismal, therefore cheerful is the opposite perspicacious means keen or astute, therefore dull is the opposite elan means vigorous spirit or enthusiasm; despair means an utter loss of hope recondite means difficult for one of ordinary understanding to comprehend; manifest means easily understood or recognized to gainsay means to deny; one meaning of to own is to admit effluvium means an offensive smell; fragrance means a sweet or delicate odor parsimony means thrift or stinginess, therefore generosity is the opposite truculent means cruel or savage, therefore gentle is the opposite spurious means lacking genuine qualities, or false, therefore genuine is the opposite welter means a state of wild disorder, or turmoil, therefore order is the opposite eclat means a dazzling effect, or brilliance, therefore dullness is the opposite

c. b. 141. c. 142. d. 143. a. b. c. 146. a. 147. b. 148. d.
144. 145. 149. 150.

a. b.

5. Synonyms
Which of these words most nearly means the word provided?

deplete a. decorate b. beg c. exhaust d. hurry voluntary a. willing b. charity c. prisoner d. careless refute a. garbage b. deny c. offer d. difficult


cheat a. stingy b. argue c. freckle d. defraud miserable a. cruel b. wrong c. unhappy d. miss vintage a. classic b. alcoholic c. disease d. spoiled






tart a. law b. acid c. angry d. desirable corner a. display b. trap c. paint d. hurry zest a.gusto b.cram c.worry d. trial


imperial a. bratty b. oppressive c. regal d. beautiful diffuse a. difficult b. scatter c. incomprehensible d. unplug




165. hinder

a. lose b. loose c. despair d. check


haggle a. tired b. climb c. decrease d. bargain impel a. force b. block c. hinder d. discredit

latent a. dormant b. recent c. effeminate d. desirable wretched a. twisted b. forced c. miserable d. increased irksome a. outrageous b. fearsome c. impoverished d. annoying




throng a. garment b. bell c. mass d. weight


hide d. leave b. honest c. rope c. dull misprize a. 176. position warrant a. even b. squander d. delay d. austerity b. strive rigor a. displace d. diminish c. urgent b. 179. miser d. recalcitrant supervene a. expedient fervid a. ardent 170. supple d. intervene b. assail d. corner lax a. 172. 174. 180. . 173. fold c. lissome a. covet impugn a. 171. fix d. integrity protract a. imply b. treatise c. slow b. servant d. excess discrete a. follow exigent a. delightful b. justify b. distinct 175. overreach c. despise b. obstinate d. 178. erroneous d. burrow c. fret c. ensure b. devalue c. flow d. regulate a. hire b. 177.169. police c. slack c. difficult c.

artificial c. impromptu d. habit b. bountiful c. ersatz a. shy d. tendency vociferous a. depravity 184. odorous c. honor c. chaotic b. numerous b. vague redolent a. lethargy b. nearness c. capacity d. belligerence d. ubiquitous b. 185. . strident d.181. propinquity a. bellicose turpitude a. 183. garrulous 182.

179. 155. 158. or depravity b. irksome means tedious or annoying b. or dormant c. often in presentation of demands or requests. or miserable d. 177.Answers 151. or to trap a. to assail means to attack d. 181. or slack a. 169. or austerity d. 156. to regulate means to bring under the control of law. 163. exhaust means to empty completely a. 173. 172. or a mass c. deplete means to reduce or deprive or something essential. 164. to diffuse means to break up or spread out. exigent means demanding immediate attention. one meaning of to check means to slow or bring to a stop a. 165. to impugn means to attack verbally as false or lacking integrity. to corner means to drive into a corner. 175. or to justify c. discrete means individually distinct c. or gusto d. or to delay b. or to bargain a. 178. to warrant means to serve as adequate ground or reason. latent means capable of becoming but not currently visible. fervid means ardent or passionate b. or classic b. imperial means befitting or suggesting an emperor. rigor means severity of life. or to scatter d. 161. turpitude means wickedness. to protract means to prolong in time or space. 176. 170. to police means to control or keep order a. to hinder means to hold back. 162. 154. 167. or to defraud c. 184. to misprize means to hold in contempt. to haggle means to negotiate over terms or price. to impel means to drive forward using strong moral pressure. regal means befitting or suggesting a king b. to refute means to prove wrong. 174. propinquity means nearness in place or time c. 182. 152. voluntary means done by one’s own will. or to deny the truth of d. 183. 168. tart means pleasantly sharp or acid to the taste b. lax means in a relaxed state. wretched means extremely distressed. to cheat means to influence by means of trickery. 157. 185. to supervene means to follow as an unexpected development a. vociferous means loud and insistent. 166. 180. c. 153. ersatz means a usually artificial or inferior substitute b. or urgent d. lissome means supple or flexible a. redolent means aromatic or full of a specific scent. 160. or to despise c. 159. one meaning of zest is keen enjoyment. strident also means loud and insistent . vintage means of old and enduring interest. 171. or odorous d. a throng is a large number of assembled people. or willing b. miserable means in a state of distress or unhappiness a. or to force c.

dull knowing a. dense c. 190. furious d. wasteful b. small d. heavy severe a. lenient b. playful b. cowardice b. false c. join d. barren d. written c. drop d. 188. cordial b. imaginative a. rude c. cautious c. gracious a. Antonyms Which word is most dissimilar in meaning to the word provided? 186. tactile valor a. love b. 191. one 189. tiny 187. fast animosity a. clumsy d. plantlike c. .6.

incorrect d. argue b. sit b. 195. uncommon c. 201. mar c. 203. fast d. 199. 194. homebody c. 196. famous d. squalid 198. thorough concede a. . empty b. 197. secondary c. elaborate placate a. unknown b.192. tremendous d. calmness rough a. admit pristine a. clear c. punctual d. squander d. distant garner a. weakness b. feisty 193. moderate stamina a. exact a. illicit d. free b. appease b. sleek c. sullied c. sympathetic c. tacit a. strip c. enrage popular a. tumble b. whole extravagant a. tarnish prodigal a. withstand c. soften c. dictated c. decisive d. messy repudiate a. dismiss d. wide d. join b. 202. distant d. 200. unravel b. grand b. thrifty b. slander d.

light d. mute d. despicable d. unpersuasive mite a. lavish b. inopportune d. 207. inordinate c. civilized 205. deliberate effete a. brave c. 208. desirable 210. elevated c. 209. prosperous d. possess d. 215. 206. morbid b. spendthrift c. tend c. safely nebulous a. unfavorable c. proper c. common d. exciting d. clumsy b. 211. hellish reprobate a. . cold b. 212. diplomatic d. conquer b. sober b. distinct d. boorish c. dim c. felicitous a. nocturnal b. adroit a. genuine b. bashful wastrel a. sage b. 214. Celsius b. miser temperate a. drive supernal a. devout insipid a. dismiss specious a. lukewarm d. cloudy b. delightful austere a. weakness b.204. special c. bulk d. left c. 213. logical c.

melody d.216. . selective vertiginous a. 220. open d. clear c. unformed b. 218. rabble a. pasture d. wallflower b. highway c. union protean a. lowly 219. inelegant 217. constant d. unchanging c. litigious c. elaborate d. square b. parvenu a. order b. secular c. horizontal b. plan lapidarian a.

to repudiate means to reject or deny. to withstand means to successfully resist d. dense means dull or stupid a. inopportune means inconvenient or not well-suited a. lapidarian means having elegance or precision and comes from the word lapidary. or correct. a. 205. therefore to admit is the opposite b. 189. temperate means moderate. therefore exciting is the opposite d. 195. rough means having an uneven. a rabble is a disorderly or disorganized crowd of people. a miser is someone who hoards his or her wealth b. or heavenly. austere means simple and unadorned.Answers 186. 207. felicitous means very well-suited or apt. 206. therefore uncommon is the opposite c. 209. stamina means strength or endurance. rude means to be unpleasant a. b. d. 194. thrifty means thriving by industry and frugality b. 202. a union is a group of individuals joined in an organized manner 217. infernal is a synonym for hellish 213. therefore incorrect is the opposite d. exact means in complete accordance with fact. therefore constant is the opposite 219. animosity means resentment or hostility. 191. 201. or courage. 204. valor means strength of mind or spirit. therefore genuine is the opposite 215. b. a wallflower is someone who refrains from socializing 220. d. 211. or inconstant. therefore moderate is the opposite a. specious means having a false look of truth or genuineness. adroit means skillful in the use of the hands. coarse surface. 193. one meaning of elevated is to be on a moral or intellectual high plane 214. or versatile. 190. 199. pristine means unspoiled or pure. knowing means having information or knowledge. bright surface c. 188. reprobate means morally debased or depraved. effete means weak or decadent. insipid means lacking in qualities that interest or excite. cowardice means lack of courage a. or common. a wastrel is someone who spends foolishly or self-indulgently. supernal means coming from on high. mite means a very small or insignificant part. 197. protean means showing great diversity or variability. 196. 203. 198. dictated means spoken d. c. imaginative means having imagination. to placate means to soothe or calm. 208. therefore distinct is the opposite a. 200. therefore inelegant is the opposite . therefore weakness is the opposite b. or cordial. sullied means spoiled or tarnished b. nebulous means vague or indistinct. lavish means produced or expended in abundance c. b. dull means lacking imagination b. to enrage means to anger b. vertiginous means inclined to frequent change. or implied. 192. 210. to squander means to cause to disperse or to scatter a. 187. gracious means to be pleasant in a social situation. one meaning of proper is virtuous or respectable 216. to concede means to yield. sleek means having a smooth. to garner means to gather or to store. therefore love is the opposite c. tacit means unspoken. a. prodigal means wasteful or extravagant. lenient means mild or indulgent d. bulk means the main or greater part d. a parvenu is an upstart or a social climber. inordinate means excessive or immoderate c. therefore unchanging is the opposite 218. popular means frequently encountered or accepted. 212. extravagant means lacking in restraint and moderation. therefore clumsy is the opposite c. one meaning of severe is strict. b. which means a cutter or engraver of precious stones.

resist d. careful c. calm c. . hospital b. similar c. short d. disease 222. decoy c. suspect perilous is most dissimilar to a. disciplined b. tickle b. delirious is most similar to a. lure is most similar to a. 223. 221. reckless 224. reasonable b. fear b. manic b. suspicious infirm is most similar to a.7. fortitude cautious is most dissimilar to a. solitude d. tasty d. safe d. plentitude c. 226. 225. illogical d. honest isolation is most similar to a. weak c. Synonyms and Antonyms Read each question carefully and select the word that is most similar or dissimilar in meaning to the word provided.

gravity c. special d. neglect c. precious delude is most dissimilar to a. democratic c. mutiny is most similar to a. . substantial d.227. 238. rebellion b. 231. wasteful b. mistake d. 237. evil b. indoors b. liberal malign is most similar to a. sloppy d. sleepiness stingy is most dissimilar to a. 234. flimsy 233. tardy c. sultry entice is most dissimilar to a. close b. piece b. enrage omit is most similar to a. hassle naive is most similar to a. boring d. grandiose 228. 236. stubborn b. repeat solemnity is most similar to a. 235. destroy resilient is most dissimilar to a. lull is most similar to a. currency c. furnish punctual is most dissimilar to a. enlighten d. rural b. diligence d. repulse c. careless c. drought b. recluse b. 232. lightheartedness b. clever c. unsophisticated d. mark outfit is most similar to a. secular c. 230. sailor d. noise c. attract d. slander d. pause b. spiteful d. malicious c. 229. strong c.

241. lewd d. pure c. parliament d. 244. abet c. repellant b. insolent vacillate is most dissimilar to a. genius b. clumsiness insidious is most dissimilar to a. please kinetic is most dissimilar to a. teeter c. 248. cautious b. forage rudimentary is most similar to a. pull c. cold b. 250. 246. merit c. 247. crass b. primitive 245. charming d. heated d. commotion c. haphazard c. greatness b.239. dilate d. decide b. gleeful d. deliberate d. undone b. snub b. retracted c. tickle kowtow is most dissimilar to a. pitched is most similar to a. static c. generosity c. slipshod succor is most dissimilar to a. fawn d. injure d. deciduous 240. foolish lambaste is most similar to a. gracious c. 249. 242. crisp d. lovely tepid is most dissimilar to a. clever largesse is most similar to a. 243. miniscule d. dispassionate b. scalding c. marinade b. delicious decorum is most similar to a. impudent is most similar to a. etiquette b. censure d. .

spiritual b. fretful c. enjoin is most dissimilar to a. nauseous b. serpentine c. dependence c. evil d. cakewalk b. despondent jejune is most similar to a. 258. disassemble c. disarm b. distance d. patent d. 257. circumlocution recondite is most dissimilar to a. dislike c. celebrate reconnoiter is most dissimilar to a. dizzy 252. 259. obscure c. sever b. 253. 260. fetid c. quick ecumenical is most dissimilar to a. 255. dishonest 256. permit d. parochial sinecure is most similar to a. aggressive d. disregard obloquy is most similar to a. .251. youthful b. secular d. 254. charming d. tirade b. banish d. insipid c. castigate is most similar to a. give b. punish c. swollen b. curious d. humanistic c. hardy querulous is most similar to a. divorce tumid is most similar to a. neuter b. oval d.

236. 234. or etiquette c. 239. b. d. 245. one meaning of heated is marked by anger b. or to waver. gravity means dignity of bearing. a. decide means to choose b. b. tardy means late to delude means to mislead the judgment of someone. 241. d. d. or weak cautious means careful. pitched means intensely fought. 242. one meaning of liberal is giving freely. delirious means marked by frenzied excitement. 226. reckless means lacking caution a lure is used to attract animals into a trap. or generous. 243. or insolent a. to fail to perform. or to neglect resilient means capable of withstanding shock. to succor means go to the aid of. 251. or unsophisticated to entice means attract seductively. or manic infirm means feeble from age. 222. to repulse means to cause aversion to. or to censure a. 227. scalding means boiling hot b. 248. 250. 223. a. to snub means to treat with contempt d. therefore permit is the opposite 252. 229. 228. 247. 246. to injure means to harm c. or to trick. insidious means harmful but enticing or seductive. therefore safe is the opposite isolation means the state of being alone or withdrawn. repellant means arousing aversion or disgust a. b. a. static means at rest. 233. kinetic means relating to motion. rudimentary means crude or primitive c. impudent means contemptuously bold or cocky. or stationary c. or to disgust b. tepid means lukewarm. 224. 238. to lambaste means to attack verbally. or dynamic. a. 231. 230. 235. c. 232. 244. solemnity means formal or ceremonious observance. to malign means to speak false or harmful things of. or rebellion naive means unaffectedly simple. like a decoy perilous means dangerous. b. c. or to slander d. b. 240. or seriousness d. 237. insipid means lacking in qualities to excite or interest . c. b. vacillate means to hesitate among choices. or to lure.Answers 221. or solitude a lull is a temporary pause to outfit means to supply or to furnish punctual means on time. 225. stingy means lacking generosity c. or seriousness. 249. decorum means conduct required in social life. or relieve. largesse means liberal giving or generosity a. c. enjoin means to forbid or prohibit. to kowtow means to show fawning deference. tumid means puffy or swollen 253. to enlighten means to give knowledge to someone to omit means to leave out. jejune means lacking in substance or interest. flimsy means lacking in physical strength or substance mutiny means resistance to lawful authority.

obloquy means abusive language. 256. 260. a cakewalk is a one-sided competition b. ecumenical means of or relating to the whole body of churches. querulous means habitually complaining. a sinecure is a job for which little or no work is expected. to castigate means to subject to severe punishment d. tirade means harshly censorious language c.254. 258. 255. or limited in scope or range a. patent means readily visible or intelligible b. 259. reconnoiter means to gain information or to explore. or universal. or fretful . d. parochial means of or relating to a parish. disregard means to pay no attention to a. recondite means hidden from sight or obscure. 257.

crush d. 263. rare wince a. wrath a. potion b. crime d. cheer c. busy d. arrogant b. gaudy prevalent a. trouble b. love calamity a. 261. 266. supportive c. widespread d. pompous a. 265. shellfish d. servile c. . anger c. Synonyms Select the word that is most similar in meaning to the word provided. flinch b. knot b. disaster 264. wind b. wealth d. silence c. solitary 262.8. foolish c. smoke plethora a.

gorgeous b. gloat b. malice scale a. swim d. sail c. intelligent d. blur d. climb b. regal 268. disrespectful spite a. 269. strife affect a. shallow c. destroy c. wonder d. systematic d. 276. ambition c. drench mundane a. outcome b. 274. punish b. 278. snarl b. extraordinary pretension a. confused d. waste d. dance d. joy b. dirty b. skate 273. rich tangle a. share c. sprinkle c. cultivate herald a. residue c. 277. sear d. rhythmic b. celebrate drizzle a. postpone c. . 275.267. hail d. growl c. beverage c. 270. correct methodical a. display d. poetic c. curly b. pompous d. 272. insignia b. stress b. shiver reform a. 271. smudge a. commonplace c. superficial a.

ordain b. gift d. anger b. indirect d. impious 280. grow b. replace c. breathe c. 281. faculty a. forthright c. 287. 289. revere conciliate a. tremendous supplant a. aged b. supply c. question venerate a. appease b. struggle b. expectant d. mistrust drudgery a. demanding surreptitious a. school c. separate exultant a. 283. . 282. undo d. trap c. urgent grapple a. course c. evil d. clandestine c. various d. labor c. questionable b. traitor d. disagree c. revive d. silliness b. desire mirth a. sarcasm d. intend 285. tar dire a. afraid b. 290.279. glee c. laugh d. sundry a. jubilant c. overbearing b. investigation prerequisite a. 286. 288. defective b. 284. polish d. difficult d. necessary b.

294. loathe c. extraordinary c. hesitant b. 295. removed d. plain b. sham b. insinuation manifold a. socialize nefarious a. noxious b. flatter b. infamous b. evil d. various b. spicy c. recalcitrant a. confusing c. subdued c. willing factious a. 299. accusation b. contemporary c. diverse d. evident b. undecided reprisal a. seditious d. illicit c. squander d. ugly d. club d. terrible coterie a. 300.291. distinguished curry a. preternatural a. flirtation c. subtract pretty a. unreliable c. open d. retaliation d. 298. 297. unruly d. immature b. . unearned pernicious a. argumentative 292. game 296. 293. macabre c.

or jubilant surreptitious means done or acquired in stealth. 284. a. 264. c. knotted mass. 287. d. c. 300. 283.Answers 261. vengeful anger abundance means an ample quantity. wrath means strong. c. b. d. 291. b. 299. or systematic spite means petty ill will or hatred. 274. or shallow a tangle is a twisted. 266. a. c. or widespread to wince means to shrink back involuntarily. c. b. or to revere to conciliate means to gain goodwill with pleasing acts. b. or unruly one meaning of pretty is miserable or terrible. b. a. or commonplace pretension means an effort to establish. 270. or disaster pompous means self-important. or a snarl to reform means to change for the better. 278. or noxious a reprisal is an act of vengeance. 295. b. d. b. or wealth a calamity is an extraordinarily grave event. or to flinch superficial means to be concerned only with the surface or appearance. c. d. 267. 269. 296. d. d. 292. as in the expression “a pretty pickle’’ a coterie is an intimate or exclusive group or people who share a common interest or purpose. a club is an association of people for a common purpose nefarious means flagrantly wicked. 297. 285. 294. or diverse factious means inclined to form factions. 293. a. 265. or ambition to affect means to make a display of using or liking something. or a retaliation manifold means marked by variety. 272. or malice one meaning of scale is to climb a smudge is a blurry spot or streak one meaning of to drizzle is to rain in very small drops. or to sprinkle mundane means ordinary. a. or to correct methodical means proceeding according to an order or system. or to appease exultant means filled with or expressing great joy. or various to supplant means take the place of. seditious means disposed to insurrection . b. or to hail one meaning of faculty is an ability or gift mirth means gladness expressed with laughter. c. 298. 276. a. 268. c. 273. or to flatter preternatural means exceeding what is natural. 280. a. c. or to cultivate to herald means to greet with enthusiasm. 290. c. c. 286. 282. 279. or to struggle sundry means an indeterminate number. 289. 263. c. 281. c. a. 277. b. or extraordinary pernicious means highly injurious or deadly. or arrogant prevalent means generally accepted. d. or evil to curry means to seek to gain favor. or glee drudgery means uninspiring or menial labor prerequisite means necessary for carrying out a function dire means desperately urgent to grapple means to come to grips with. b. 271. 262. or to replace to venerate means to treat with reverential respect. a. 275. b. 288. or clandestine recalcitrant means defiant of authority.

distress 302. . Antonyms Select the word that is most dissimilar in meaning to the word provided. flourish b. flush c. frugal c. driving 304. delay b. feasible tireless a. exhausted b. incredulous able a. boring b. solemnity malice a. wean a. 305. coddle d. strengthen d. 301. tragic a. addict haste a. goodwill b.9. debauchery d. willful b. 306. mysterious c. unfailing c. comic d. broke d. 303. inept c. bitterness c. careful d.

general 308. pleasurable license a. serious d.307. harbor d. unwavering b. 310. . magnify d. detract c. purify belittle a. frivolous a. inexpensive c. lose c. frightening c. restriction b. join d. lenient c. pious b. gather 313. 314. blame d. 311. 312. 316. allow c. upright b. plain b. agreeable c. credit taint a. unpleasant d. fleeting d. covet b. despicable glower a. ugly c. worry c. sober d. lovely d. deplore contrary a. crave b. fierce c. throw exacting a. torment tedious a. 315. 317. 309. unadorned denounce a. cheer b. loose b. permanent a. unhappy attain a. prairie b. meadow b. horrible d. clear d. urbane b. 318. smile c. condemn c. raise d. contemptuous plain a.

arrogant c. trouble d. complimentary c. industrious b. remain b. renounce indolent a. deny b. capacious c. abstain c. pleasing c. gratuitous c. moldy d. smooth fortuitous a. unsure abdicate a. 328. arid ductile a. applaud 325. release b. 329. obscure c. unfeeling b. sanction mendacious a. 324. impoverished disparage a. fatigue d. suspicious c. bashful b. vigor verdant a. curtail a. dubious a. 323. undefended b. placate d. prolong eminent a.319. wallow d. usurp c. 322. 330. imminent b. 327. precious d. hesitate b. 321. rigid 320. detain c. deliberate d. 326. dishonest b. retire d. rhythmic d. settle c. continue b. . reliable b. veracious d. quiet lassitude a. native d. careful interdict a. demure c. blame d.

rotund b. hedge c. 333. converge bridle a. ascetic b. 338. slovenly c. reparation d. 334. blithe d. 337. amenity c. heckle b. deduce b. dearth vituperation a. staid c. pacify c. antipathy c. simple b. trudge b. plentiful 332. desire d. proclivity a. dissuade c. presuppose d. impolite d. laud c. unpredictable lachrymose a. crone d. alertness c. . vent d. asperity a. providential traduce a.331. passe d. impose 336. calm b. acclaim gambol a. sour d. 340. 339. 335. misplace quixotic a. alacrity b. persist spare a. quick b. imprecision d. generosity epicurean a. moistness b. loquacious c.

315. 313. tireless means filled with energy. c. inept means lacking skill a. 318. tragic means regrettably serious or sorrowful. fleeting means passing quickly or temporary b. or famous. to belittle means to make seem little or less. 312. to addict means to make dependent a. 320. dubious means questionable or unreliable. haste means hurry. to disparage means to speak slightingly about. to prolong means to lengthen or extend b. 302. one meaning of a license is permission. to attain means to achieve or to gain. pleasurable means enjoyable or delightful a. to purify means to make pure c. able means having skill or ability. 303. to abdicate means to renounce power or high office. 310. 321. one meaning of to denounce is to speak out against. to applaud means to express approval 325. contrary means unwilling to accept control or advice. 319. or unknown b. indolent means lazy. goodwill means desire to see another benefit c. 322. lovely means beautiful a. comic means humorous b. a. or accidental. 309. 304. industrious means hardworking c. agreeable means ready or willing to agree b. 307. restriction means limitation c. therefore smile is the most dissimilar b. 314. deliberate means resulting from careful consideration. therefore serious is the most dissimilar c. to curtail means to cut short. to wean means to detach from a dependence. to covet means to wish for enviously b. 306. d. tedious means boring. eminent means prominent. glower means a sullen brooding look. 323. exacting means severe. fortuitous means occurring by chance. permanent means lasting. 305. delay means postponement or procrastination a. therefore reliable is . therefore to lose is the most dissimilar d. exhausted means depleted of energy d. lenient means indulgent d.Answers 301. 308. to magnify means to enlarge d. malice means a desire to see another suffer. 317. or voluntary 324. plain means lacking in beauty. to usurp means seize power or high office a. to taint means to contaminate or corrupt. 311. frivolous means lacking seriousness. 316. obscure means not prominent.

338. arid means dry. set in opinion asperity means roughness of surface or manner.326. 332. d. especially with plant life. or lacking enough rainfall for agriculture one meaning of ductile is easily led or influenced. blithe means of a happy or lighthearted character. 327. b. lachrymose means given to weeping. veracious means truthful or honest lassitude means weariness. rotund means round or fleshy proclivity means inclination or predisposition. or merry . 335. c. a. c. 329. d. 339. to laud means to praise or extol to bridle means to restrain or keep under control. b. d. to sanction means to approve mendacious means dishonest. 336. one meaning of rigid is inflexible. 330. acclaim means praise to gambol means to skip about in play. the most dissimilar to interdict means to forbid. 328. amenity means pleasantness or smoothness of manner epicurean means having sensitive and self-indulgent taste especially in food and wine. d. a. b. to vent means to relieve by means of an outlet one meaning of spare is lean. d. 333. b. staid means sedate and marked by prim self-restraint 340. ascetic means practicing self-denial and austerity to traduce means to expose to shame or blame. 334. 331. vigor means strength or force one meaning of verdant is green. 337. a. to trudge means to march steadily and laboriously quixotic means foolishly impractical and marked by extravagantly romantic ideals. antipathy means settled aversion or dislike vituperation means bitter condemnation. or morose. c.

recluse fiasco is most similar to a. hide c. apple b. charm c. irregular civil is most similar to a. ceremony chasm is most similar to a. fellow d. public d. gorge b. display d. questionable 344. disaster c. connote c. 343. difficult d. .10. festival b. bridle d. 341. trite c. peer is most similar to a. summon erratic is most similar to a. glare is most similar to a. frequent c. scowl b. 345. happenstance d. unkind b. Synonyms Select the word that is closest in meaning to the word provided. criticize 342. 346. enticing b.

347. resolve d. foreboding c. admire d. crave exploit is most similar to a. pretend d. mastery d. auspicious is most similar to a. dangerous gambit is most similar to a. accident d. accompany c. testimony d. clean b. 350. courage c. revert b. ravenous b. 356. persuade culmination is most similar to a. pastoral d. . disaster c. voluble d. abstain abscond is most similar to a. 352. swoon c. rob b. realization b. 358. 355. belligerent pine is most similar to a. jab b. favorable d. distant b. absolve 348. 351. activity b. violent c. flee d. 349. persuasion feign is most similar to a. hate c. deceitful b. expertise is most similar to a. vindictive d. absurd c. obscure c. effort outlandish is most similar to a. 354. ploy c. 357. section c. answer b. rambunctious facile is most similar to a. frolic b. feat c. serendipity d. sentence voracious is most similar to a. ability b. glib eschew is most similar to a. dread 353.

opportune b. 370. 367. repeat c. praise b. destiny 365. knack is most similar to a. announce bulwark is most similar to a. copse b. essence c. correction d. 362. drunken c. deliverance edict is most similar to a. tax c. audacious b. keepsake d. deep b. ability c. authentic c. festival c. dense epitome is most similar to a. hill c. berate abeyant is most similar to a. 369. vacate c. rampart d. extol is most similar to a. confuse 360. 366. utter d. unpersuasive c. summit d. 368. novice knell is most similar to a. scoundrel apropos is most similar to a. conundrum b. pending d. unexpected c. volume b.359. unsettled b. 364. irascible unmitigated is most similar to a. 361. delightful d. bruise b. false b. toll d. rattle soporific is most similar to a. juvenile b. disgusting c. decree b. hypnotic iterate is most similar to a. idea veritable is most similar to a. ancient d. burden d. impoverish d. 363. misspoken d. .

breathing b. fatiguing c. rugged expiation is most similar to a. pedestrian b. complexity c. flagitious is most similar to a. . arduous c. habitual inveigle is most similar to a. arrogant c. cajole b. hoodwink d. distress 372. pedantic is most similar to a. clumsy d. immigration c. deliberate b. atonement 374. consequential bumptious is most similar to a. backward b. 373. 375. divergence d. fickle d.371. villainous d.

365. or absolute. both words are used to describe the ringing of bells soporific means causing sleep. 353. villainous means having the characteristics of a deliberate criminal or scoundrel 372. 358. or irregular one meaning of civil is involving the general public a peer is a person belonging to the same group. a. b. c. opportune means occurring at an appropriate time veritable means not false or imagined. c. 343. arrogant means disposed to exaggerate one’s own worth 373. 366. a. or pending to knell means to sound in an ominous manner. 345. 344.Answers 341. b. to toll means to sound in long measured strokes. a. d. c. or a gorge expertise and mastery both mean special skills or knowledge outlandish means extremely out of the ordinary. 363. d. 355. 360. absurd means ridiculously unreasonable to pine means to long for. d. b. to cajole means to persuade with flattery . expiation means the act of making atonement. a fellow is an equal in rank. or decisive action. 364. b. a feat is a courageous deed culmination means the act of reaching the highest point. 351. or a member of the same group a fiasco is a complete failure. c. 368. 367. one meaning of pedestrian is commonplace or unimaginative b. 359. c. or a rampart pedantic means ostentatiously or narrowly learned. realization means the act of bringing into concrete existence to feign means to assert as if true. c. or to pretend auspicious means marked by favorable signs one meaning of gambit is a calculated move. 342. c. 356. or a disaster a chasm is a deep split in the earth. hypnotic means tending to produce sleep to iterate means to say or do again. 369. 362. utter means total or absolute an epitome is a typical or ideal example. essence is the real or very basic nature of something an edict is an official proclamation. or authentic unmitigated means offering little chance of change or relief. a. c. b. b. glib means marked by ease and lacking depth and substance to eschew means to avoid habitually. atonement means reparation for an offense or injury 374. flagitious means marked by outrageous crime or vice. to scowl means to have an angry expression erratic means lacking regularity. 347. to glare means to stare angrily. b. c. 346. or to abstain to abscond means to depart secretly. or unimaginative. a. 348. a. 371. or to crave an exploit is a notable or heroic act. c. to inveigle means to win over with flattery. 361. b. a ploy is a tactic voracious and ravenous mean having a huge appetite facile means easily achieved and often lacking sincerity. d. or to repeat a bulwark is a solid wall-like structure raised for defense. a. 349. d. to flee means to run away a knack is a special ability apropos means being both relevant and appropriate. 350. d. a. 370. c. 352. 354. bumptious means noisily self-assertive. 357. a. a decree is an order with the force of the law to extol means to praise highly abeyant means in a period of temporary inactivity. 375.

believe c. luxurious c. 376.11. verbose forced is most dissimilar to a. trusting d. solid c. rapid c. malignant b. 380. Antonyms Select the word that is most dissimilar in meaning to the word provided. malicious foster is most dissimilar to a. 378. honest c. cautious d. bleach d. . troublesome benign is most dissimilar to a. natural acquaint is most dissimilar to a. stall 379. 381. brag 377. foolish d. generous b. heal d. discourage b. quick b. expansive is most dissimilar to a. converse c. alienate b. narrow d. simple b. prudent is most dissimilar to a.

ritual b. 387. supple deviant is most dissimilar to a. precious 388. beauty heedless is most dissimilar to a. shun d. 386. normal d. heartless b. dispel paucity is most dissimilar to a. infirm rancor is most dissimilar to a. argument c. certainty c. 392. aerate is most dissimilar to a. ample is most dissimilar to a. avoid d. 390. careful c. stubborn c. 389. cunning d. impervious b. clumsy b. unadvisable d. attentive c. calm b. accord daunt is most dissimilar to a. vote b. inspirit d. believe c. punish c. collect d. constant c. embrace c.382. 385. sad abolish is most dissimilar to a. argue b. 384. placate c. unaware 383. . complete b. insufficient c. 391. winding b. sophomoric d. saline c. timidity d. infer tractable is most dissimilar to a. destroy venerable is most dissimilar to a. suffocate d. 393. quiet d. speedy d. invisible b. establish forsake is most dissimilar to a. excess b. craft b. special dexterous is most dissimilar to a.

delightful onerous is most dissimilar to a. disarming c. bless d. aesthete d. talented 395. 397. 404. incredulity b. inclined d. unsightly dyspeptic is most dissimilar to a. easy c. enemy b. dwindle confederate is most dissimilar to a. public sagacity is most dissimilar to a. 402. peaceful d. permissive b. abound is most dissimilar to a. dismayed b. unrestrained d. impure c. unwitting discalced is most dissimilar to a. disastrous banner is most dissimilar to a.394. professional c. cluster resplendent is most dissimilar to a. confuse c. stupidity d. shod scurrilous is most dissimilar to a. smooth d. casual c. rare c. wander d. 398. functional c. unforgiving d. 403. dowdy d. forgettable b. 396. discourage c. circumspect d. decent c. illuminated b. calculated b. 401. rest b. . satisfactory pulchritudinous is most dissimilar to a. 405. unalloyed is most dissimilar to a. pacifist b. belligerence c. conniver 400. 399. puritan b. measured c. euphoric d. tolerance dilettante is most dissimilar to a. honest b. trusting b.

praise b. stalwart b. prolix is most dissimilar to a. nobility b. problem villenage is most dissimilar to a.406. reliction is most dissimilar to a. comfortable 409. distinguished d. release c. brief b. 408. present c. . exquisite c. flood d. distinct lambent is most dissimilar to a. 410. dullness craven is most dissimilar to a. dull d. demolition c. rough 407. directness d. reasonable d. dedication b. lineage c.

390. to suffocate means to deprive of oxygen c. or gentry a. one meaning of accord is balanced interrelationship. onerous means burdensome or troublesome. 387. an enemy is an opponent c. dowdy means not neat or attractive in appearance. malicious means marked by mischievous impulse a. 377. 399. 398. 394. c. 410. 396. 392. rancor means bitter ill-will. stupidity means a lack of wisdom b. sagacity means wisdom. therefore easy is the most dissimilar c. to inspirit means to give vigor or courage a. decent means conforming to standards of propriety d. insufficient is the most dissimilar c. narrow means restricted d. ample means more than adequate in size. 401. one meaning of to embrace is to welcome or include b. 402. 381. foolish means marked by a lack of good sense or prudence d. scurrilous means given to using foul language. 397. unalloyed means pure. 391. 380. to daunt means to lessen the courage of. reliction means the gradual recession of water leaving the land dry. 409. therefore impure is the most dissimilar a. discalced means barefoot. or ugly c. pulchritudinous means marked by physical beauty. or harmony c. 386. stubborn means difficult to handle or manage a. dexterous means skillful with the hands. flood means the rising and overflow of a body of water onto dry land a. 384. forced means produced with effort. a confederate is an ally or accomplice. to foster means to encourage. to discourage means to deprive of courage or confidence b. a professional is a person who engages in a pursuit as a profession b. 405. 382. resplendent means characterized by glowing splendor. to acquaint means to get to know or to become friendly. to alienate means to cause unfriendliness or hostility c. villenage means the peasant or commoner class. 404. 388. venerable means impressive by reason of age. tractable means easily handled or managed. 408. dull means lacking in brightness or shine 400. banner means distinguished from all others in excellence. expansive means sizeable or extensive. or capacity. 395. to establish means to bring into existence b. shod means wearing shoes b. nobility means the noble class. euphoric means marked by feeling or well-being c. dyspeptic means showing a sour disposition. . prudent means marked by wisdom or good judgment. therefore normal is the most dissimilar d. or sufficient. to abound means to be present in great numbers. 407. 393. or crass. therefore forgettable is the most dissimilar d. heedless means inconsiderate or thoughtless. or grace c. or shabby b. natural means uncultivated or spontaneous a. unsightly means not pleasing to the sight. 378. 385. 383. 389. 403. or abnormal. 406. sophomoric means poorly informed and immature d. therefore brief is the most dissimilar c. to abolish means to do away with entirely. to aerate means to supply with oxygen. stalwart means marked by outstanding strength or vigor a. scope. clumsy means lacking dexterity. paucity means smallness of number. to dwindle means to become steadily less a. a dilettante is a person having a superficial interest in an art or branch or knowledge. 379. attentive means heedful or mindful of the comfort of others d. to forsake means to renounce. lambent means softly bright or radiant. one meaning of benign is of a gentle disposition. excess means ample quantity b. craven means cowardly. prolix means unduly prolonged. therefore. deviant means departing from the established norm. or unforgettable.Answers 376. nimbleness.

dessert homogeneous a. 411. 416. score b. discuss c. lessen b. Synonyms Select the word that is most similar in meaning to the word provided. mention c. diffuse b. . consider c. trek b. hoist 414. bound edge a. nominate d. alike b. polite d. ensure hoard a. dissuade elevate a. burrow c. alkaline 412. force d. strange c. heed a. appoint a. affix d. point c. stockpile b. mine d. consolidate d. 415.12. 413.

evasive c. 425. pronounced gaudy a. binge c.417. elder c. 424. 421. consume tantalize a. cut c. irritate c. submissive irk a. divided c. conceal b. reign c. 420. shrug b. bend b. pronounce b. extension tame a. catching b. mindful c. tasteful d. . fray flex a. cowardly c. 428. lost b. devotee d. erratic b. 426. surface d. trickster c. flaunt a. munificent aficionado a. rid d. avoid loom a. pushy d. 427. devour d. 419. parade c. 422. massive b. teach fitful a. devastating b. circumstantial 418. angry c. flirt dastardly a. counsel b. disappear b. novice b. adjoining d. center d. hub a. flashy 423. equal d. tired d. trust d. agent contiguous a. clever d.

437. 432. armoire d. swindler a. disguise 430. expert c.429. mine b. seethe c. 438. create c. clumsiness c. . deceive c. strike travesty a. confusion b. admire wheedle a. vicious d. bristle a. dissipate b. wander c. retreat b. spasm b. closeness c. knave b. defender c. court buffet a. wave d. hate d. protect b. charlatan b. aloof b. debonair rogue a. liar b. 436. speculation 435. doubt admonish a. mockery c. caution d. decorate c. 439. delegate d. average c. plead d. state mien a. 434. failure d. question aplomb a. 431. disaster d. laud b. admirer proxy a. buffoon d. divinity d. color apologist a. carriage b. barricade c. poise aver a. 440. complication d. 433.

astronomer 442. solemnity fulmination a. priest c. sponsorship d. judge d.441. conundrum b. 449. 447. medicine b. vessel c. burial b. 445. respect b. achievement d. contraction d. 448. recession c. cliff c. speculation d. 450. blasé d. superstition b. campsite d. 444. fit c. native b. paroxysm a. governor b. grandiloquence a. . archive sepulture a. banker b. lawyer apothegm a. spite aegis a. adage c. denial d. hot c. explosion b. bluster c. tomb plutocrat a. parasite c. reference c. witch d. verse d. blessing pococurante a. warning b. 443. resistance 446. hidden escarpment a. sermon harridan a.

419. aplomb means complete composure or self-assurance. 428. 420. or a defender c. to flaunt means to display ostentatiously or impudently.Answers 411. 416. often to a position. flashy means ostentatious or showy b. 430. 429. 426. to hoist means to raise into position c. to heed means to pay attention to. to loom means to come into sight in enlarged or distorted form. dastardly means despicably mean or cowardly c. to elevate means to lift up. to appoint means to name officially. to nominate means to appoint or propose for office a. 425. or to consider a. 438. 421. 413. a charlatan is a person who pretends to have knowledge or ability. to buffet means to strike repeatedly b. to tantalize means to tease by presenting something desirable. 414. 435. 437. 431. 439. 418. 424. 432. to hoard means to gather a hidden supply. to edge means to force or move gradually (as in to edge off the road) d. adjoining means joining at a point or line a. to flirt means to behave amorously without serious intent b. or to state . or submissive b. a travesty is a distorted or grossly inferior imitation. or a fraud a. an aficionado is a fan. to parade means to exhibit ostentatiously a. to aver means to declare positively. 415. 423. or a devotee c. erratic means lacking regularity d. a proxy is a person who has the power to act for another. to surface means to come to the surface or into view a. to stockpile means accumulate a reserve of something a. 427. to admonish means to express warning in a gentle manner. or to caution c. 417. to flex means to bend d. to plead means to entreat or appeal earnestly d. or raise. to seethe means to experience violent internal agitation c. 434. to bristle is to take on an aggressive or angry appearance. to wheedle means to influence using soft words or flattery. 422. tame means deficient in spirit or courage. an apologist is a person who writes or speaks in defense of a cause. a hub is a center of activity d. or a delegate d. a swindler is a person who takes money or property through fraud or deceit. or poise d. a knave is a tricky deceitful person b. or alike c. 412. homogeneous means descended from the same ancestral type. to irk means to annoy or irritate c. fitful means having intermittent or irregular character. b. gaudy means ostentatiously or tastelessly ornamented. 433. 436. contiguous means touching along a boundary or point. a mockery is an insincere or contemptible imitation b. a rogue is a dishonest person.

a harridan is a shrew. blasé means apathetic to pleasure b. or posture b. 449. 442. 448. aegis means protection. a banker is one who engages in the business of finance . grandiloquence means lofty or pompous eloquence. 446. mien means appearance or demeanor. 450. or sponsorship a. an escarpment is a long cliff or a steep slope a. 447. a fulmination is a sudden or loud noise. pithy saying. a paroxysm is an attack or convulsion. a plutocrat is one who rules by virtue of wealth. 445. an adage is a saying that embodies a common observation b. or an explosion c. or a fit c. 444.440. pococurante means indifferent or nonchalant. or a witch b. carriage means manner of holding one’s body. sepulture means burial c. one meaning of bluster is loudly boastful speech a. an apothegm is a short. a. 441. 443.

dismissive abrupt a. compost b. complicate 454. 456. previous c. 453. despise 452. snub c. . 451.13. display erode a. following d. forget d. demonstrate c. anticipated d. liberal d. retain b. restore recall a. waive a. laudable c. ignore d. subsequent a. silence c. Antonyms Select the word that is most dissimilar in meaning to the word provided. 455. continue b. aloof b. rebate b. imprison d. clarify c. waste b. careless conserve a.

462. invisible procrastinate a. dormant a. gracious d. 466. explanation c. anguished d. soggy b. disarming denigrate a. 461. verify cachet a. dreamy d. clever b. active c. solvent a. intelligent b. ignominy 458. lengthen b. . force b. kind b. rude brusque a. deny d. inhospitable c. 467. sensitive d. curved b. 465. pale impromptu a. urbane c. 468. joyful b. careful d. rehearsed b. blame b. lustrous 463. cold b. query d. critical disconsolate a. release b. broke d. 460. genuine c. gentle countenance a. demolish docile a. 464.457. unruly c. bizarre c. suspect callow a. disinclination c. foolish d. hide c. opulent c. soothe c. 459. unreachable d. thinness d. hurry d. confusing c. uphold bent a.

478. advantageous facultative a. imprimatur a. teacher c. 477. rustic odium a. 471. glum halcyon a. convince b. hide d. unjust d. 480. clarity 470. strict d. unscientific 475. 474. healthy c. greedy d. decisive persiflage a. insipid c. complacent c. confounded d. hallow c. tame c. modest iniquitous a. virulent obstreperous a. equal d. horrible b. aggressive b. compulsory b. silence d. tempestuous d. rural platitudinous a. 479. ease c. virtuous b. exhilarating c. admiration d. short b. admiration c. advanced c. simple d. evince a. pending d. fragrance b. trust mephitic a. 473. hilly b. distant ebullient a. obtrusive b. honest b.469. coddle b. acrid c. 472. servant b. interpret vainglorious a. fierce c. . disapproval d. 476.

which is the opposite of to forget b. to erode means to wear away. gracious means marked by charm and good taste b. 472. to retain means to keep d. tame means docile or submissive d. 470. 459. 461. obstreperous means stubbornly resistant to control or unruly. vainglorious means boastful. previous means going before in time or order c. ebullient means lively or enthusiastic. to waive means to give up voluntarily. one meaning of solvent is able to pay all debts. to restore means to bring back to an original state c. which is the opposite of to hurry b. to conserve means to keep safe or preserve. disconsolate means cheerless or dejected. to recall means to remember. to denigrate means to deny the importance of something. rehearsed means trained or practiced d. therefore disapproval is the most dissimilar c. 452. 456. 467. 464. anticipated means expected a. 460. 457. ignominy means disgrace c. 473. which is the opposite of active c. admiration means a feeling of delighted approval . broke means penniless a. halcyon means calm or peaceful. cachet means prestige. to evince means to display clearly or reveal. callow means unsophisticated. 463. to countenance means to extend approval or sanction. unruly means not easily managed or disciplined a. iniquitous means wicked. 471. 453. glum means dreary or gloomy c. 474. 458. 475. b. 454. 455. which is the opposite of to waste a. abrupt means occurring without warning. to procrastinate means to delay or put off. impromptu means unplanned or unrehearsed. tempestuous means turbulent or stormy c. urbane means sophisticated c. or sudden. 466. which is the opposite of to hide d. 462. or to belittle. 465. odium means hatred and condemnation. a disinclination is a slight aversion c. subsequent means following in time or order. 476. a bent is a strong inclination or capacity. to uphold means to support or to elevate b. imprimatur means sanction or approval. to deny means to refuse to grant d. dormant means temporarily inactive. 469. virtuous means morally excellent b. docile means easily taught. which is the opposite of modest a. brusque means blunt in manner or speech to the point of being ungracious.Answers 451. 468. which is the opposite of joyful c.

c. b. compulsory means mandatory. a. trite remarks. mephitic means relating to a foul. so healthy is its opposite 478. exhilarating means refreshing or exciting 479. persiflage means frivolous talk. platitudinous means full of or characterized by banal. a mephitic environment would be unhealthy. 480. or not optional 477. therefore silence is the most dissimilar . facultative means optional.b. noxious exhalation from the earth.

idiom is most similar to a. destroy 482. 486. 483. civilized execute is most similar to a. 485. motion d. monitor d. fatten b. perform b. release d. wonder d. cheap b. dismiss 484. expression accelerate is most dissimilar to a. delay b. 481. fastener d. recipe c. Synonyms Read each question carefully and select the word that is the most similar or most dissimilar in meaning to the word provided. risk c. disgust d. decide c. frivolous c. beckon is most similar to a. light b. deny engross is most similar to a.14. . beg c. stupidity b. hear earnest is most dissimilar to a. absorb c.

unctuous is most dissimilar to a. 498. earth b. cruel c. 491. braggart 494. sincere d. prone d. rubbery . malicious c. crow b. suspect penurious is most dissimilar to a. strict c. 488. rueful beset is most similar to a. inspire c. wander b. establish d. fight c. 489. pliant b. unpretentious staunch is most similar to a. biased d. 492. 495. unprepared c. direction c. conversant is most dissimilar to a.487. hamper 496. decorate c. ideal c. desire contrite is most similar to a. banal d. hubris is most similar to a. disastrous c. balk is most similar to a. distress d. kind b. shy d. political 497. brief b. depress b. generous b. relaxed perfidy is most similar to a. lenient c. hector b. faithful b. progeny d. betrayal d. impervious is most dissimilar to a. 490. sorrow bemuse is most dissimilar to a. incompleteness b. inexperienced b. clarify d. pride c. humility d. perfect brood is most similar to a. tribe 493. injurious d.

bread c. . investigate c. praise 501. inveigle b. ascription is most similar to a. paste b. account b. explain d. bauble d. description fustigate is most dissimilar to a. pirouette 500.499. cure d. attribution c. bagatelle is most similar to a.

499. ascription means the act of referring to a supposed cause. 498. to delay means to move or act slowly b. one meaning of to balk is to check or to stop. 483. 489. to accelerate means to cause to move faster. source. progeny is the offspring of animals or plants d. impervious means to be incapable of being affected or disturbed. to hamper means to impede or restrain a. or betrayal b. to motion means to gesture b. earnest means grave or serious. or faithful c. to hector means to intimidate or harass a. which is the opposite of to praise 501. 487. 485. or author. staunch means steadfast in loyalty or principle. 482. attribution means the act of explaining by indicating a cause. or insincere. 486. contrite means penitent for sin or failing. 494. unctuous means marked by a smug or false earnestness. 490. frivolous means lacking in seriousness a. therefore inexperienced is the most dissimilar a. a bauble is a trinket or a trifle . or being likely c. 497. to engross means to occupy completely. a brood is the young of an animal or a family of young. to fustigate means to criticize severely. 496. an idiom is an expression that is unique either grammatically or in meaning a. c. 492. which is the opposite of generous c. prone means having a tendency or inclination. a bagatelle is a trifle (something of little value or importance). 491. conversant means having knowledge or experience with. rueful means regretful a. to beset means to trouble or harass. hubris means exaggerated pride or self-confidence c.Answers 481. 495. perfidy means an act of disloyalty. 484. to bemuse means to make confused. 488. to beckon means to signal or summon with a wave or a nod. to clarify means to make free from confusion d. one meaning of to execute is to carry out fully. penurious means given to extreme stinginess or frugality. one meaning of to perform is to carry out d. d. or to bewilder. therefore sincere is the most dissimilar b. c. 493. or the act of ascribing a work to a particular author or artist 500. one meaning of to absorb is to engage or engross wholly c.