Football Hero Final Vocabulary

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  • 1. 

    The mood was very ________________________________at school after they learned about their teachers car accident.

    • A.

      Cache

    • B.

      Acrid

    • C.

      Somber

    • D.

      Condone

    Correct Answer
    C. Somber
    Explanation
    The word "somber" means dark, gloomy, or serious in tone or mood. In the context of the sentence, the word "somber" accurately describes the mood at school after learning about their teacher's car accident. The news of the accident would likely have caused sadness, worry, and a serious atmosphere among the students and staff.

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  • 2. 

     An absolute ruler who governs without restrictions.  A ruler who exercises power in a harsh, oppressive or  cruel manner.

    • A.

      Contingent

    • B.

      Cache

    • C.

      Tirade

    • D.

      Tyrant

    Correct Answer
    D. Tyrant
    Explanation
    A tyrant is an absolute ruler who governs without any restrictions or limitations. They exercise their power in a harsh, oppressive, and often cruel manner. They do not consider the needs or rights of their subjects and prioritize their own interests above everything else. A tyrant's rule is characterized by authoritarianism and lack of accountability, leading to the suppression of dissent and violation of human rights.

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  • 3. 

    He _______________________into the office, 45 minutes late, with bed head and a fur coat on.

    • A.

      Sauntered

    • B.

      Resonated

    • C.

      Thronged

    • D.

      Resonated

    Correct Answer
    A. Sauntered
    Explanation
    The word "sauntered" suggests a casual and relaxed manner of walking, which fits the context of the sentence. The person arrived 45 minutes late, indicating a lack of urgency or haste. The mention of "bed head" and "fur coat" further implies a nonchalant and carefree attitude. Therefore, "sauntered" is the most suitable word to describe the person's entrance into the office.

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  • 4. 

     a group representing someone or something.

    • A.

      Balsam

    • B.

      Embossed

    • C.

      Contingent

    • D.

      Fiduciary

    Correct Answer
    C. Contingent
    Explanation
    Contingent means dependent on certain conditions or circumstances. In the context of the given options, a group representing someone or something can be contingent on various factors such as the purpose, goals, or interests they represent. Therefore, contingent is the most appropriate term to describe a group representing someone or something.

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  • 5. 

    According to the _____________________ in the bookstore, we owe them $350.00 for the library books.

    • A.

      Ledger

    • B.

      Tirade

    • C.

      Fiduciary

    • D.

      Unintelligible

    Correct Answer
    A. Ledger
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Ledger". A ledger is a book or a computer file that contains records of financial transactions. In this context, the sentence suggests that there is a record in the bookstore's ledger indicating that the person owes them $350.00 for library books.

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  • 6. 

     a person bound to act for another's benefit, as a trustee in relation to his beneficiary, financial control for someone else.

    • A.

      Decipher

    • B.

      Acrid

    • C.

      Condone

    • D.

      Fuduciary

    Correct Answer
    D. Fuduciary
    Explanation
    A fiduciary is a person who is legally obligated to act in the best interests of another person, often in a financial or legal capacity. They are entrusted with managing and controlling assets or making decisions on behalf of someone else, such as a trustee for a beneficiary. This term is commonly used in the context of financial or legal relationships where one party has a duty to act in the best interests of another.

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  • 7. 

    After the movie we joined the ______________________of people spilling out into the lobby and racing for the bathrooms.

    • A.

      Cache

    • B.

      Saunter

    • C.

      Throng

    • D.

      Tufted

    Correct Answer
    C. Throng
    Explanation
    After the movie, we joined the throng of people spilling out into the lobby and racing for the bathrooms. This suggests that there was a large crowd of people exiting the theater and rushing towards the restroom area. The word "throng" indicates a dense and bustling gathering of individuals, which fits the context of the sentence.

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  • 8. 

    a bunch or cluster of small, usually soft and flexible parts, as feathers or hairs, attached or fixed closely together at the base and loose at the upper ends. 

    • A.

      Embossed (emboss)

    • B.

      Tufted (tuft)

    • C.

      Exasperated (exasperate)

    • D.

      Deciphered (decipher)

    Correct Answer
    B. Tufted (tuft)
    Explanation
    The given definition describes a group of small, soft, and flexible parts that are closely attached at the base but loose at the upper ends. The word that best fits this description is "tufted." "Tufted" refers to something that is formed or covered with tufts, which are small clusters of soft and flexible parts.

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  • 9. 

    After the older man was told the price of the movie ticket, he ________________and then just walked away from the counter.

    • A.

      Harrumped

    • B.

      Sauntered

    • C.

      Unintelligible

    • D.

      Tirade

    Correct Answer
    A. Harrumped
    Explanation
    After being informed of the price of the movie ticket, the older man expressed his dissatisfaction or annoyance by harrumping, which is a sound made to convey disapproval or irritation. This reaction suggests that he was not pleased with the cost and decided to leave without purchasing the ticket.

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  • 10. 

    : a fragrant and usually oily substance that slowly flows from various plants or a tree

    • A.

      Somber

    • B.

      Tyrant

    • C.

      Cache

    • D.

      Balsam

    Correct Answer
    D. Balsam
    Explanation
    Balsam is a fragrant and oily substance that is known to slowly flow from plants or trees. This explanation aligns with the given definition of balsam and accurately describes its characteristics. Balsam is commonly used in perfumes, cosmetics, and medicinal products due to its pleasant scent and soothing properties.

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  • 11. 

    It is almost impossible to _______________________Mrs. Mitchell's handwriting.

    • A.

      Unintelligible

    • B.

      Decipher

    • C.

      Stifled

    • D.

      Condone

    Correct Answer
    B. Decipher
    Explanation
    The word "decipher" means to interpret or understand something that is difficult to read or understand, such as handwriting. Therefore, it is almost impossible to decipher Mrs. Mitchell's handwriting.

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  • 12. 

    1. a place for hiding, storing, or preserving treasure or supplies 2 : something hidden or stored in a certain place

    • A.

      Cache

    • B.

      Acrid

    • C.

      Tirade

    • D.

      Condone

    Correct Answer
    A. Cache
    Explanation
    The word "cache" refers to a place where things are hidden, stored, or preserved, particularly treasures or supplies. It can also refer to the things themselves that are hidden or stored in a specific location. This word is commonly used when referring to secret or hidden stashes of valuable items, such as a hidden treasure cache.

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  • 13. 

    The wedding invitations were beautiful,  they were __________________with yellow flowers and scrolls and their initials at the top.

    • A.

      Flashback

    • B.

      Resonated

    • C.

      Embossed

    • D.

      Harrumphed

    Correct Answer
    C. Embossed
    Explanation
    The given sentence suggests that the wedding invitations were visually appealing and had a decorative element. The word "embossed" fits this context perfectly as it refers to a technique of creating raised patterns or designs on a surface, in this case, the invitations. This implies that the invitations had a tactile texture and were adorned with yellow flowers and scrolls.

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  • 14. 

    1. : to kill by depriving of or die from lack of oxygen or air : SMOTHER 2 : to keep in check by deliberate effort

    • A.

      Stifled

    • B.

      Resonated

    • C.

      Tirade

    • D.

      Somber

    Correct Answer
    A. Stifled
    Explanation
    Stifled means to kill by depriving of or die from lack of oxygen or air, or to keep in check by deliberate effort. This suggests that the correct answer is stifled because it aligns with the definition provided. The other options (Resonated, Tirade, Somber) do not fit the given definition and are therefore not the correct answer.

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  • 15. 

    The scary guy on the bus was mumbling ______________________, and it was frightening.

    • A.

      Acridly

    • B.

      Saunteringly

    • C.

      Tyrant

    • D.

      Unintelligibly

    Correct Answer
    D. Unintelligibly
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Unintelligibly" because it means that the scary guy on the bus was speaking in a way that was difficult to understand. This adds to the fear factor as his mumbling was incomprehensible and therefore unpredictable, making the situation more unsettling.

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  • 16. 

    1. to walk along in an idle or leisurely manner

    • A.

      Contingent

    • B.

      Tirade

    • C.

      Saunter

    • D.

      Condone

    Correct Answer
    C. Saunter
    Explanation
    The word "saunter" means to walk along in an idle or leisurely manner. This suggests that the person is walking without a specific purpose or hurry. They may be strolling casually, enjoying their surroundings, or taking their time.

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  • 17. 

    My little cousin is staying in my room while they visit, I just hope he doesn't discover my secret _________________ of candy.

    • A.

      Cache

    • B.

      Decipher

    • C.

      Exasperated

    • D.

      Tufted

    Correct Answer
    A. Cache
    Explanation
    The word "cache" in this context refers to a hidden or secret stash. The speaker is worried that their little cousin might find their secret stash of candy while staying in their room.

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  • 18. 

    To convert into understandable form; especially : DECODE 2 : to make out the meaning of despite lack of clearness

    • A.

      Balsam

    • B.

      Tirade

    • C.

      Resonated

    • D.

      Decipher

    Correct Answer
    D. Decipher
    Explanation
    The word "decipher" means to convert something into an understandable form or to make out the meaning of something even if it is not clear. It is used when trying to understand or decode something that is difficult to comprehend. In this context, "decipher" is the correct answer as it aligns with the given definition and is the most suitable word among the options provided.

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  • 19. 

    The walnut was bad and left a nasty ____________________taste in my mouth.

    • A.

      Somber

    • B.

      Tirade

    • C.

      Acrid

    • D.

      Contingent

    Correct Answer
    C. Acrid
    Explanation
    Acrid is the correct answer because it means having an unpleasantly sharp or bitter taste or smell. In the given sentence, the walnut is described as bad, so it is likely to have left a bitter or unpleasant taste in the speaker's mouth. Therefore, acrid is the most suitable word to describe the taste left by the walnut.

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  • 20. 

     A long angry or violent speech

    • A.

      Tyrant

    • B.

      Tirade

    • C.

      Throng

    • D.

      Tufted

    Correct Answer
    B. Tirade
    Explanation
    A tirade refers to a long angry or violent speech. It is a verbal outburst characterized by a person expressing their strong emotions and frustrations in a forceful and aggressive manner. This word accurately describes the given definition and is the most suitable choice among the options provided.

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  • 21. 

    I _________________________a scream when the burgler came into the house so he wouln't discover me in my hiding place.

    • A.

      Stifled

    • B.

      Resonated

    • C.

      Contingent

    • D.

      Fiduciary

    Correct Answer
    A. Stifled
    Explanation
    The word "stifled" means to suppress or restrain something, such as a sound or an emotion. In this context, the speaker is describing their reaction to the burglar entering the house. They want to prevent the burglar from discovering them, so they would stifle their scream, meaning they would hold it back or prevent it from being heard.

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  • 22. 

    To make a show of clearing one's throat.

    • A.

      Tirade

    • B.

      Harrumph

    • C.

      Cache

    • D.

      Exasperated

    Correct Answer
    B. Harrumph
    Explanation
    The word "harrumph" refers to the act of clearing one's throat loudly and deliberately. It is often used to express disapproval, annoyance, or superiority. This word is commonly associated with a show of displeasure or irritation, making it an appropriate answer for the given question.

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  • 23. 

    The story about the student with disabilities being denied a kidney transplant really ______________________with me and I joined the on-line campaign called Change.ord.

    • A.

      Fiduciary

    • B.

      Balsam

    • C.

      Resonated

    • D.

      Somber

    Correct Answer
    C. Resonated
    Explanation
    The word "resonated" means to have a deep or lasting effect on someone, usually in an emotional or meaningful way. In the given sentence, the story about the student with disabilities being denied a kidney transplant had a strong impact on the speaker, prompting them to join an online campaign. This suggests that the story deeply affected the speaker, possibly evoking empathy, anger, or a desire for change.

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  • 24. 

     To mold or carve into something: To decorate with or as if with a raised design:

    • A.

      Embossed

    • B.

      Resonated

    • C.

      Throng

    • D.

      Tufted

    Correct Answer
    A. Embossed
    Explanation
    Embossed means to mold or carve into something, or to decorate with a raised design. This implies that the correct answer is Embossed because it fits the given definition. The other options, resonated, throng, and tufted, do not match the definition provided.

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  • 25. 

    We sent a small ________________________of students to represent our school at the Arizona Small Schools Leadership Conference.

    • A.

      Condone

    • B.

      Ledger

    • C.

      Cache

    • D.

      Contingent

    Correct Answer
    D. Contingent
    Explanation
    A "contingent" refers to a group of people who are sent to represent a larger group or organization. In this case, the sentence is indicating that a small group of students was sent to represent the school at the conference. Therefore, "contingent" is the correct answer as it accurately describes the situation described in the sentence.

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  • 26. 

    understanding something is difficult or impossible; incomprehensible

    • A.

      Unintelligible

    • B.

      Simile

    • C.

      Harrumph

    • D.

      Balsam

    Correct Answer
    A. Unintelligible
    Explanation
    Unintelligible means that something is difficult or impossible to understand or comprehend. It suggests that the information or language being used is unclear or obscure, making it challenging for someone to grasp its meaning. Therefore, the correct answer, "Unintelligible," accurately describes the situation where understanding something is difficult or impossible.

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  • 27. 

    The little girls hair has these cute little __________________ of hair that stick out all crazy.

    • A.

      Exasperate

    • B.

      Acrid

    • C.

      Tufts

    • D.

      Ledger

    Correct Answer
    C. Tufts
    Explanation
    The word "tufts" refers to small bunches or clusters of hair that stick out in a wild or crazy manner. In the given sentence, it describes the cute little strands of hair on the little girl that are sticking out in a playful and adorable way.

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  • 28. 

    To make very angry or impatient; annoy greatly or frustrate someone to the point of anger or giving up

    • A.

      Exasperated

    • B.

      Tyrant

    • C.

      Acrid

    • D.

      Harrumph

    Correct Answer
    A. Exasperated
    Explanation
    The word "exasperated" means to make someone very angry or impatient, annoying them greatly or frustrating them to the point of anger or giving up. This word accurately describes the given definition, as it conveys a sense of extreme irritation and frustration.

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  • 29. 

    I can't ___________________violence in the hallyway, if I see it I must do something about it.

    • A.

      Saunter

    • B.

      Fiduciary

    • C.

      Condone

    • D.

      Resonate

    Correct Answer
    C. Condone
    Explanation
    The word "condone" means to accept or allow behavior that is considered morally wrong or offensive. In this context, the speaker is saying that they cannot accept or allow violence in the hallway. If they see it happening, they feel obligated to take action and do something about it.

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  • 30. 

    My aunt used real _____________________to make me some soap that smells like trees.

    • A.

      Balsam

    • B.

      Somber

    • C.

      Condone

    • D.

      Acrid

    Correct Answer
    A. Balsam
    Explanation
    Balsam is a type of resin that is derived from certain trees and has a pleasant, aromatic smell. Since the question mentions soap that smells like trees, it can be inferred that balsam, being a natural ingredient with a tree-like scent, would be used by the aunt to make the soap.

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  • 31. 

    Biting or bitter (nasty) in taste or odor

    • A.

      Throng

    • B.

      Tirade

    • C.

      Acrid

    • D.

      Ledger

    Correct Answer
    C. Acrid
    Explanation
    Acrid means having a biting or bitter taste or odor. Out of the given options, "Throng" means a large crowd, "Tirade" means a long, angry speech, and "Ledger" means a book for keeping financial records. None of these options relate to the description of having a biting or bitter taste or odor. Therefore, the correct answer is "Acrid".

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  • 32. 

    My mom launched into this long ___________________after I came home a half hour after I was supposed to.

    • A.

      Saunter

    • B.

      Contingent

    • C.

      Condone

    • D.

      Tirade

    Correct Answer
    D. Tirade
    Explanation
    A tirade refers to a long, angry, and passionate speech or outburst. In this context, the speaker's mom went on a tirade after the speaker arrived home later than they were supposed to. The use of the word "long" suggests that the mom's speech was not only angry but also lengthy, indicating a tirade rather than a brief scolding or reprimand.

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  • 33. 

    a book in which accounts are kept in final form

    • A.

      Ledger

    • B.

      Fiduciary

    • C.

      Tyrant

    • D.

      Stifled

    Correct Answer
    A. Ledger
    Explanation
    A ledger is a book or record where financial accounts are kept in their final form. It is used to track and summarize financial transactions, providing a clear and organized record of a company's financial activities. Ledgers are essential for maintaining accurate financial records and are often used by accountants and bookkeepers to prepare financial statements and reports.

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  • 34. 

    To overlook, forgive, or disregard (an offense or something you think is wrong) without protest

    • A.

      Decipher

    • B.

      Resonate

    • C.

      Condone

    • D.

      Unintelligible

    Correct Answer
    C. Condone
    Explanation
    To condone means to overlook, forgive, or disregard an offense or something that is considered wrong without protesting against it. This implies that the person is accepting or approving of the action or behavior, even though they may not agree with it. The other options, such as decipher, resonate, and unintelligible, do not have the same meaning or connotation as condone.

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  • 35. 

    A large group of people gathered or crowded closely together; a multitude. To crowd into; fill:

    • A.

      Tyrant

    • B.

      Throng

    • C.

      Contingent

    • D.

      Somber

    Correct Answer
    B. Throng
    Explanation
    A "throng" refers to a large group of people who have gathered or crowded closely together. It can also mean to fill a place by crowding into it. This word accurately describes a multitude of people in a compact space, making it the correct answer. "Tyrant" refers to a cruel and oppressive ruler, "contingent" means dependent on certain conditions or circumstances, and "somber" describes a dark and gloomy atmosphere.

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  • 36. 

    To evoke a feeling of shared emotion or belief:

    • A.

      Tirade

    • B.

      Resonated

    • C.

      Saunter

    • D.

      Exasperated

    Correct Answer
    B. Resonated
    Explanation
    Resonated is the correct answer because it means to evoke a feeling of shared emotion or belief. When something resonates with someone, it means that they can relate to it or it strikes a chord with them on a deeper level. This could be because they have similar experiences or beliefs, and it creates a sense of connection or understanding.

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  • 37. 

    Dark; gloomy.Dull or dark in color.Melancholy; dismal:.Serious; grave.

    • A.

      Somber

    • B.

      Throng

    • C.

      Tyrant

    • D.

      Acrid

    Correct Answer
    A. Somber
    Explanation
    Somber is the correct answer because it is a synonym for "dark" and "gloomy," which are both mentioned in the given definitions. It also aligns with the meaning of "melancholy" and "dismal." Additionally, "somber" can be associated with being serious or grave, which is another definition provided. Therefore, somber fits all the given descriptions and is the most appropriate word choice.

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  • 38. 

    I was so __________________________with my son because he refused to get in the car that I left him in the parking lot and told him to walk home.

    • A.

      Tyrant

    • B.

      Tirade

    • C.

      Exasperated

    • D.

      Fiduciary

    Correct Answer
    C. Exasperated
    Explanation
    The word "exasperated" best fits the given sentence. The speaker's frustration and annoyance with their son's refusal to get in the car is evident. This emotion is accurately described by the word "exasperated," which means to be intensely irritated or frustrated. The speaker's reaction of leaving their son in the parking lot and telling him to walk home further supports the idea that they were exasperated.

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  • 39. 

    Morty is Thane's ___________________________agent, meaning anyone who wants to borrow money from Thane must get permission and approval from Morty first.

    • A.

      Harrumphed

    • B.

      Ledger

    • C.

      Tyranical

    • D.

      Fiduciary

    Correct Answer
    D. Fiduciary
    Explanation
    A fiduciary is a person who is entrusted with the responsibility of managing someone else's assets or interests. In this context, Morty is Thane's fiduciary agent, which means that he has the authority to grant or deny permission for borrowing money from Thane. Morty acts as a guardian or overseer, ensuring that any requests for borrowing money are properly evaluated and approved before they can be granted.

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  • 40. 

    The new leader is a __________________________, and is being charged with war crimes for his attacks against those that didn't want him to gain power.

    • A.

      Tyrant

    • B.

      Tirade

    • C.

      Tufted

    • D.

      Throng

    Correct Answer
    A. Tyrant
    Explanation
    The word "tyrant" refers to a cruel and oppressive ruler who exercises absolute power. In this context, the new leader is being described as a tyrant because he is charged with war crimes for his attacks against those who opposed his rise to power. This suggests that he is using his position to suppress and harm those who disagree with him, displaying characteristics of a tyrant.

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  • 41. 

    My mom was acting like a total ____________________when she got home, not letting us do anything until the house was SPOTLESS and threatening to ground us until we were 40.

    • A.

      Somber

    • B.

      Tirade

    • C.

      Tyrant

    • D.

      Resonated

    Correct Answer
    C. Tyrant
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Tyrant" because it accurately describes someone who exercises power and control in a cruel and oppressive manner. In the given context, the person's mom is acting like a tyrant by imposing strict rules and punishments, not allowing any freedom or relaxation until the house is perfectly clean.

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  • 42. 

    The man's speech really _________________with me.

    • A.

      Resonated

    • B.

      Somber

    • C.

      Unintelligible

    • D.

      Harrumph

    Correct Answer
    A. Resonated
    Explanation
    The word "resonated" means to have a deep or lasting impact on someone. In the given sentence, the speaker is saying that the man's speech had a strong emotional or intellectual effect on them. It implies that the speech deeply connected with the speaker, leaving a lasting impression or influencing their thoughts or emotions.

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  • 43. 

    I gave _______________________ power to my agent.

    • A.

      Ledger

    • B.

      Cache

    • C.

      Decipher

    • D.

      Fiduciary

    Correct Answer
    D. Fiduciary
    Explanation
    The word "fiduciary" is the correct answer because it means someone who has been entrusted with power or authority to act on behalf of someone else, usually in a financial or legal capacity. In this context, the speaker is giving power to their agent, indicating that the agent will be acting in a fiduciary role, making decisions or managing affairs on their behalf.

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  • 44. 

    My mom told me the news in a ________________tone.

    • A.

      Somber

    • B.

      Throng

    • C.

      Exasperated

    • D.

      Tufted

    Correct Answer
    A. Somber
    Explanation
    The word "somber" is the correct answer because it indicates a serious and melancholy tone. This suggests that the news being conveyed by the mom is sad or depressing in nature.

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  • 45. 

    Mrs. Mitchell sent in a ________________of students to take pictures of the construction.

    • A.

      Ledger

    • B.

      Condone

    • C.

      Contingent

    • D.

      Balsam

    Correct Answer
    C. Contingent
    Explanation
    Mrs. Mitchell sent in a contingent of students to take pictures of the construction. A contingent refers to a group of people who are sent or assigned to perform a specific task or duty. In this context, Mrs. Mitchell organized a group of students to capture images of the construction site.

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