ADVAB - Vocabulary (Set 1)

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Set 1 Of ASVAB Vocabulary Practice.


 
  
Created Jun 29, 2012
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bcramirez

 

 
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Although Johnny's full-time job was regarded by many as menial, he liked the peace and solitude...
 
Something that is menial is subservient or lowly.
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Emulate most nearly means
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To emulate something is to strive to equal or imitate that thing.
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Scrupulous most nearly means              ...
 
When one is scrupulous is meticulous or thorough.
4
Our computer system at work is archaic.                ...
 
To be archaic is to be out-of-date or obsolete.
5
Obstinate most nearly means                ...
 
To be pertinacious is to be unyielding or stubborn
6
Max's new cell phone worked great, but every now and then he would hear intermittent static.                ...
 
When something is intermittent, it is periodic or starts and stops at intervals.
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However most nearly means               ...
 
Nevertheless means nonetheless or in spite of, however.
8
Negligible most nearly means                ...
 
To be negligible is to be unimportant or trivial.  
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Vigilant most nearly means                ...
 
To be vigilant is to be alert or observant.
10
Sam had been timid all of his life. When he decided to take up mountain climbing, his...
 
When one is incredulous, one is skeptical or disbelieving.  
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Dr. Martin has a unique technique he uses when performing a surgery.                ...
 
To be unique is to be one of a kind or unparalleled.
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Ameliorate most nearly means                ...
 
To ameliorate is to recover, heal, or mend.
13
Perseverance most nearly means               ...
 
To have perseverance is to be steadfast in your course or to be persistent.
14
Our company policy is that every person is accountable for his or her actions.               ...
 
To be accountable is to be held answerable or responsible.
15
The board voted unanimously to approve the merger.                ...
 
When a group’s does something unanimously, they do it undivided or undisputed.
16
Contemptuous most nearly means                ...
 
When one is contemptuous, one is disdainful or scornful.
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Deceive most nearly means                ...
 
When one deceives they swindle, trick, or cheat
18
Resigned most nearly means                ...
 
To be resigned is to be compliant and accepting, or passive.
19
Philanthropy most nearly means                ...
 
An act of philanthropy is an act of charity or generosity.
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After being arrested, the suspect was nondescript in his interrogation.                ...
 
Something that is nondescript is without distinction or ordinary.

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