HSPT Vocabulary Practice

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HSPT vocabulary practice
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1.  Henry VII decided to annul the marriage.
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2.  "Please don't have such an apathetic attitude!" begged Christopher's mom.
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3.  Josephine was an adamant advocate for the environment.
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4.  When Sam concealed evidence, it assuaged his guilt.
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5.  The affable host poured drinks for his guests.
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6.  Both sides wanted compromise but neither would accede to the agreement.
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7.  His astute judgement was marred by a pompous attitude.
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8.  Devlin had lived in the apartment for five years, yet it remained austere, with many of his belongings still in cardboard boxes.
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9.  Arthur was annoyed by her arduous embrace.
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10.  Maxine was surprised by her new neighbors' blatant disregard for proper safety and security.
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11.  John was the anithesis of his uncle Harry in all respects.
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12.  Changing the rules will promote anarchy.
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13.  With one last agile gesture, the tennis match ended.
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14.  Suzanne adeptly changed the subject and tuned out her parents' warnings.
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15.  He emptied his pockets of his key chain and other inanimate objects.
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16.  The priest's benediction was rejected by the dying woman.
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17.  The candidate promised to provide agrarian reform.
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18.  Holly's room had a strong acrid smell.
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19.  The beautiful mansion had been restored to antebellum splendor.
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20.  As a teenager, Matthew gained notoriety for his abstemious behavior.
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21.  His sister was accused of unknowingly abetting a wanted criminal.
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22.  Despite his constant whining, his ailment was benign.
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23.  The politician gave a/an ambiguous answer to the reporter's question.
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24.  The movie review provided an interesting yet abridged version of the movie.
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25.  The students became restless as the speaker continued his banal address.
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26.  She feels that Myanmar should be given a special award for its abysmal human rights record.
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27.  The actor's publicity agent blamed his client's bigoted remarks on a drinking problem.
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28.  As he thought about his birthday party, Will beamed with avarice.
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29.  Her friends were puzzled by her autocratic leadership style.
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