Outsiders Quiz - Vocabulary Chapters 7-9

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Outsiders Quiz - Vocabulary Chapters 7-9


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  • 1. 

    Heroic Acts, adventures

    Explanation
    The word "exploits" in this context refers to heroic acts or adventures. It suggests that the individual in question has engaged in daring and impressive actions, possibly in the face of danger or adversity. These exploits could include acts of bravery, courage, or skill, showcasing the person's exceptional abilities and accomplishments.

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  • 2. 

    Regretfully, sorrowfully

    Explanation
    The word "ruefully" is the correct answer because it means expressing or showing sorrow or regret. It is synonymous with "regretfully" and "sorrowfully". Therefore, "ruefully" is the appropriate choice in this context.

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  • 3. 

    Wary, suspicious

    Explanation
    The word "leery" is synonymous with "wary" and "suspicious." It is used to describe someone who is cautious or hesitant, often due to a lack of trust or confidence. Therefore, "leery" is the correct answer because it accurately represents the meaning of the given words.

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  • 4. 

    Likeness, similarity

    Explanation
    Resemblance refers to the state or quality of being similar or alike in appearance, character, or nature. It implies a close similarity or likeness between two or more things. Therefore, resemblance is a suitable answer as it is synonymous with likeness and similarity.

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  • 5. 

    Without directions, without purpose

    Explanation
    The given answer "aimlessly" is the correct choice because it accurately reflects the idea of being without directions or purpose. When someone is aimless, they lack a clear goal or objective and may wander or act without a specific intention. This word effectively captures the meaning conveyed by the phrase "without directions, without purpose."

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  • 6. 

    Imitating, ridiculing

    Explanation
    Mimicking refers to the act of imitating or copying someone's actions, behavior, or speech. It involves replicating the mannerisms, gestures, or expressions of another person for various purposes, such as entertainment or mockery. Therefore, the given answer "mimicking" accurately describes the act of imitating or ridiculing someone.

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  • 7. 

    Returning, repeatedly

    Explanation
    The word "recurring" means happening or appearing again, especially at regular intervals. It suggests that something is happening repeatedly or returning in a cyclic manner.

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  • 8. 

    Suddenly

    Explanation
    The word "abruptly" is synonymous with "suddenly" and means happening quickly and unexpectedly, without warning or preparation. It implies a sudden change or interruption in a smooth or gradual process. Therefore, "abruptly" is the correct answer as it is the most appropriate synonym for "suddenly".

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  • 9. 

    Deciding

    Explanation
    The word "deciding" means making a decision or choosing between options, while the word "debating" means discussing or arguing different viewpoints. Given that the question is asking for an explanation for the word "debating," it can be inferred that the correct answer is "debating" because it is the word being explained.

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  • 10. 

    Amazed, stupefied

    Explanation
    The word "aghast" is the correct answer because it means to be filled with horror or shock. It is synonymous with "amazed" and "stupefied" as all three words describe a state of being extremely surprised or astonished.

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