Seseske E Vocab 4-6 Review Test

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Seseske E Vocab 4-6 Review Test

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Select the word that matches the following definition:incapable of being changed or called back
    • A. 

      Irrevocable

    • B. 

      Erudite

    • C. 

      Inscrutable

    • D. 

      Unwieldy

  • 2. 
    Select the word that matches the following definition:something that induces sleep
    • A. 

      Caveat

    • B. 

      Sepulchral

    • C. 

      Soporific

    • D. 

      Fetter

  • 3. 
    Select the word that matches the following definition:not subject to change; constant
    • A. 

      Reverberate

    • B. 

      Immutable

    • C. 

      Axiomatic

    • D. 

      Archetype

  • 4. 
    Select the word that matches the following definition:lasting only a short time, fleeting
    • A. 

      Straitlaced

    • B. 

      Sinecure

    • C. 

      Transient

    • D. 

      Repudiate

  • 5. 
    Select the word that matches the following definition:courteous and pleasant, sociable
    • A. 

      Affable

    • B. 

      Gossamer

    • C. 

      Fractious

    • D. 

      Ennui

  • 6. 
    Select the word that matches the following definition:to adorn or embellish; to publish or proclaim widely
    • A. 

      Blazon

    • B. 

      Aura

    • C. 

      Aggrandize

    • D. 

      Sleazy

  • 7. 
    Select the word that matches the following definition:a warning or caution to prevent misunderstanding or discourage behavior
    • A. 

      Precept

    • B. 

      Flout

    • C. 

      Caveat

    • D. 

      Remonstrate

  • 8. 
    Select the word that matches the following definition:relating to, characteristic of, or situated on an island; narrow or isolated in outlook or experience
    • A. 

      Amorphous

    • B. 

      Scurrilous

    • C. 

      Insular

    • D. 

      Ennui

  • 9. 
    Select the word that matches the following definition:to change from one nature, substance, or form to another
    • A. 

      Trangress

    • B. 

      Transmute

    • C. 

      Transient

    • D. 

      Vapid

  • 10. 
    Select the word that matches the following definition:to free from deception or error, set right in ideas or thinking
    • A. 

      Castigate

    • B. 

      Flout

    • C. 

      Disabuse

    • D. 

      Remonstrate

  • 11. 
    Select the vocabulary word that best completes the following sentence:The sharp crack of the rifle shot __________________ through the hills.
    • A. 

      Aggrandized

    • B. 

      Straitlaced

    • C. 

      Contrived

    • D. 

      Reverberated

  • 12. 
    Select the vocabulary word that best completes the following sentence:Although the __________________ were defeated by the government's forces, a small group escaped into the mountains, where it kept the spirit of rebellion alive.
    • A. 

      Demagogues

    • B. 

      Megalomaniacs

    • C. 

      Insurgents

    • D. 

      Contrabands

  • 13. 
    Select the vocabulary word that best completes the following sentence:Shivers went up and down our spines as, in a(n) _______________ voice, the teacher spoke to us of ghosts, vampires, and the "living dead."
    • A. 

      Fractious

    • B. 

      Soporific

    • C. 

      Axiomatic

    • D. 

      Sepulchral

  • 14. 
    Select the vocabulary word that best completes the following sentence:Is there any other crime in history as ____________ as the attempt of the Nazis to annihilate so-called inferior racial groups?
    • A. 

      Immutable

    • B. 

      Transgressed

    • C. 

      Heinous

    • D. 

      Sleazy

  • 15. 
    Select the vocabulary word that best completes the following sentence:The drops of dew sparkled like diamonds on the _____________ threads of the spider web.
    • A. 

      Sleazy

    • B. 

      Gossamer

    • C. 

      Scurrilous

    • D. 

      Resilient

  • 16. 
    Select the vocabulary word that best completes the following sentence:Because of his _____________ for gossiping, we tried not to let him learn anything about our personal affairs.
    • A. 

      Aura

    • B. 

      Propensity

    • C. 

      Autonomy

    • D. 

      Aspersion

  • 17. 
    Select the vocabulary word that best completes the following sentence:The ring must have slipped off my finger as I was trying to _____________ the fish from the net.
    • A. 

      Extricate

    • B. 

      Flout

    • C. 

      Repudiate

    • D. 

      Insular

  • 18. 
    Select the vocabulary word that best completes the following sentence:When we arrived home, we were tired and depressed, but the ____________ spirit of youth made things look brighter the next morning.
    • A. 

      Sedulous

    • B. 

      Amorphous

    • C. 

      Insular

    • D. 

      Resilient

  • 19. 
    Select the vocabulary word that best completes the following sentence:As my opponent cited facts and figures without once referring to notes, I became aware of how ___________ she was.
    • A. 

      Erudite

    • B. 

      Affable

    • C. 

      Inscrutable

    • D. 

      Gossamer

  • 20. 
    Select the vocabulary word that best completes the following sentence:Under the latest regulations, any shipment of arms to those countries is illegal and may be seized as _______________.
    • A. 

      Contraband

    • B. 

      Querulous

    • C. 

      Archetype

    • D. 

      Salutary

  • 21. 
    Select the vocab word that is the SAME or most nearly the SAME in meaning as the underlined word or expression in the phrase:a forewarning regarding possible difficulties
    • A. 

      Vapid

    • B. 

      Caveat

    • C. 

      Scurrilous

    • D. 

      Filch

  • 22. 
    Select the vocab word that is the SAME or most nearly the SAME in meaning as the underlined word or expression in the phrase:dull lines in a silly play
    • A. 

      Sepulchral

    • B. 

      Vapid

    • C. 

      Scurrilous

    • D. 

      Unwieldy

  • 23. 
    Select the vocab word that is the SAME or most nearly the SAME in meaning as the underlined word or expression in the phrase:trying to limit our imaginations
    • A. 

      Aggrandize

    • B. 

      Fetter

    • C. 

      Trangress

    • D. 

      Cajole

  • 24. 
    Select the vocab word that is the SAME or most nearly the SAME in meaning as the underlined word or expression in the phrase:the cleverest plan we could devise
    • A. 

      Transmute

    • B. 

      Blazon

    • C. 

      Contrive

    • D. 

      Achetype

  • 25. 
    Select the vocab word that is the SAME or most nearly the SAME in meaning as the underlined word or expression in the phrase:said her decision was irreversible
    • A. 

      Inscrutable

    • B. 

      Fractious

    • C. 

      Irrevocable

    • D. 

      Castigate

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