Unit 1 Vocab (Part Of Speech)

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Vocab 1 Part of Speech


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

     acquisitive

    • A.

      Noun

    • B.

      Adj.

    • C.

      Verb

    Correct Answer
    B. Adj.
  • 2. 

    Banal

    • A.

      Noun

    • B.

      Adj.

    • C.

      Verb

    Correct Answer
    B. Adj.
  • 3. 

    Belabor

    • A.

      Noun

    • B.

      Adj.

    • C.

      Verb

    Correct Answer
    C. Verb
  • 4. 

    Carping

    • A.

      Noun

    • B.

      Adj.

    • C.

      Verb

    Correct Answer
    B. Adj.
    Explanation
    The given correct answer "adj." is short for adjective. In the context of the word "carping," it suggests that it is used as an adjective to describe something. Without further context, it is not possible to determine the exact meaning or usage of "carping" as an adjective.

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  • 5. 

    Coherent

    • A.

      Noun

    • B.

      Adj.

    • C.

      Verb

    Correct Answer
    B. Adj.
    Explanation
    The word "coherent" is used as an adjective in this context. As an adjective, "coherent" describes something that is logical, consistent, and clear in its presentation or argument. It implies that the different parts or elements of something are connected and make sense together. In this case, "coherent" is the correct answer because it fits the given word category and definition.

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  • 6. 

    Congeal

    • A.

      Noun

    • B.

      Adj.

    • C.

      Verb

    Correct Answer
    C. Verb
    Explanation
    The word "congeal" is a verb, not a noun or an adjective. It refers to the process of solidifying or thickening a liquid, typically through cooling or freezing.

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  • 7. 

    Emulate

    • A.

      Noun

    • B.

      Adj.

    • C.

      Verb

    Correct Answer
    C. Verb
    Explanation
    The word "emulate" is a verb. It refers to the act of imitating or copying someone or something in order to equal or surpass them.

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  • 8. 

    Encomium

    • A.

      Noun

    • B.

      Adj.

    • C.

      Verb

    Correct Answer
    A. Noun
  • 9. 

    Eschew

    • A.

      Noun

    • B.

      Adj.

    • C.

      Verb

    Correct Answer
    C. Verb
    Explanation
    The word "eschew" is a verb. It means to deliberately avoid or abstain from something. It is not a noun or an adjective.

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  • 10. 

    Germane

    • A.

      Noun

    • B.

      Adj.

    • C.

      Verb

    Correct Answer
    B. Adj.
    Explanation
    The word "germane" is an adjective. It is used to describe something that is relevant or closely related to a particular subject or topic.

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  • 11. 

    Insatiable

    • A.

      Noun

    • B.

      Adj.

    • C.

      Verb

    Correct Answer
    B. Adj.
    Explanation
    The word "insatiable" is an adjective that describes someone or something that has an unquenchable desire or appetite for something. It implies a never-ending need or craving that cannot be satisfied.

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  • 12. 

    Intransigent

    • A.

      Noun

    • B.

      Adj.

    • C.

      Verb

    Correct Answer
    B. Adj.
    Explanation
    The word "intransigent" is an adjective. Adjectives are used to describe or modify nouns.

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  • 13. 

    Largesse

    • A.

      Noun

    • B.

      Adj.

    • C.

      Verb

    Correct Answer
    A. Noun
    Explanation
    The word "largesse" is a noun. It refers to the act of giving generously or the quality of being generous. It can also mean a generous gift or donation. In this context, "largesse" is used as a noun, indicating that it is the correct answer.

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  • 14. 

    Reconnaissance

    • A.

      Noun

    • B.

      Adj.

    • C.

      Verb

    Correct Answer
    A. Noun
  • 15. 

    Taciturn

    • A.

      Noun

    • B.

      Adj.

    • C.

      Verb

    Correct Answer
    B. Adj.
  • 16. 

    Temporize

    • A.

      Noun

    • B.

      Adj.

    • C.

      Verb

    Correct Answer
    C. Verb
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "verb" because "temporize" is a verb. It is a word that describes the action of avoiding making a decision or taking a firm stance in order to gain more time or delay the situation.

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  • 17. 

    Tenable

    • A.

      Noun

    • B.

      Adj.

    • C.

      Verb

    Correct Answer
    B. Adj.
    Explanation
    The word "tenable" is an adjective, which means it describes or modifies a noun. In this case, "tenable" is used to describe something that is capable of being defended or maintained. It suggests that a certain position or argument is logical, reasonable, and can be supported with evidence or reasoning.

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