Unit 6 Vocabulary Words

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Unit 6 Vocabulary Words


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  • 1. 
    Accede - match to definition
    • A. 

      - to yield to - to assume an office or dignity

    • B. 

      -skillful -nimble

    • C. 

      -suggesting an incongruity between what might be expected and what actually happens

    • D. 

      -meddling -excessively forward in offering services

  • 2. 
    Explicit
    • A. 

      -to include or contain -to be made up of

    • B. 

      -dignified -magestic

    • C. 

      -stale -moldy -out of date

    • D. 

      -definite -clearly stated

  • 3. 
    Supple
    • A. 

      -suggesting an incongruity between what might be expected and what actually happens

    • B. 

      - bending easily -readily adaptable; servile

    • C. 

      -open to or marked by bribery or corruption

    • D. 

      -to tear up by the roots -to destroy totally

  • 4. 
    Officious
    • A. 

      - coming at a bad time - not appropriate

    • B. 

      -unfavorable -threatening; a bad omen

    • C. 

      -to stop by force - put down

    • D. 

      -meddling -excessively forward in offering services

  • 5. 
    Musty
    • A. 

      Hackneyed;antiquated

    • B. 

      Subdue; stifle; silence

    • C. 

      Implant; nourish; foster

    • D. 

      Aggravate; upset

  • 6. 
    Rampant
    • A. 

      Controlled; restrained

    • B. 

      Extravagant

    • C. 

      Nadir; perigee; low point

    • D. 

      Hidebound; unbending

  • 7. 
    Deft - find antonym
    • A. 

      Balk at

    • B. 

      Bungling; inept;clumsy

    • C. 

      Reserved; aloof; diffident; timid

    • D. 

      Vex; aggravate; upset

  • 8. 
    Suppress
    • A. 

      Compose; encompass

    • B. 

      Consent; concur; assent

    • C. 

      Rich; wealthy; full; replete

    • D. 

      Provoke; spur; arouse; incite

  • 9. 
    Inopportune
    • A. 

      Unplanned; spontaneous; impromtu

    • B. 

      Stiff; rigid; pliant

    • C. 

      Timely; convenient; felicitous

    • D. 

      Adroit; dexterous; clever; masterful

  • 10. 
    Comprise
    • A. 

      Compose; encompass

    • B. 

      Vague; ambiguous; implied

    • C. 

      Controlled; restrained

    • D. 

      Exclude

  • 11. 
    Pinnacle
    • A. 

      Nadir; low point

    • B. 

      Hackneyed; antiquated

    • C. 

      Implant; foster; nourish

    • D. 

      Devoid; penniless

  • 12. 
    He is in for a rude awakening if he thinks that, as the son of a rich family, he will simply ____________ to a position of wealth and power
    • A. 

      Suppress

    • B. 

      Accede

    • C. 

      Brandish

    • D. 

      Extirpate

  • 13. 
    A great dancer, like a great athelete, must have a sharp sense of timiing and a highly trained, responsive, and _________ body
    • A. 

      Deft

    • B. 

      Officious

    • C. 

      Supple

    • D. 

      Musty

  • 14. 
    The sudden drop in temperature and the unnatural stillness in the air were _____ signs of an unfavorable change in the weather
    • A. 

      Inappropriate

    • B. 

      Ominous

    • C. 

      Ironic

    • D. 

      Stately