Vocabulary Level F Unit 3

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  • 1. 
    The opposite of cherish:
    • A. 

      Ascribe

    • B. 

      Tenuous

    • C. 

      Abominate

    • D. 

      Inadvertent

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 2. 
    The definition of acculturation is:
    • A. 

      To blame, or assign cause to

    • B. 

      The blend of social patterns and traits; the resultant blend

    • C. 

      To feel sorry for, to sympathize

    • D. 

      To have intense dislike for

    • E. 

      A natural or habitual inclination

  • 3. 
    Winning the lottery is________.
    • A. 

      Seditious

    • B. 

      Noncommittal

    • C. 

      Proclivity

    • D. 

      Vitriolic

    • E. 

      Adventitious

  • 4. 
    To assign or refer to (as cause or source), attribute is:
    • A. 

      Ascribe

    • B. 

      Peculate

    • C. 

      Enjoin

    • D. 

      Expiate

    • E. 

      Commiserate

  • 5. 
    The definition of circuitous:
    • A. 

      Resulting from chance

    • B. 

      Roundabout, not direct

    • C. 

      A state of great excitement

    • D. 

      To make up for

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 6. 
    To empathize is to:
    • A. 

      Wheedle

    • B. 

      Expiate

    • C. 

      Enjoin

    • D. 

      Commiserate

    • E. 

      Abominate

  • 7. 
    I _____ them to stop spending so much money or to face the consequenes.
    • A. 

      Expedite

    • B. 

      Peculate

    • C. 

      Sangfroid

    • D. 

      Tenuous

    • E. 

      Enjoin

  • 8. 
    Define expedite:
    • A. 

      To make easy, cause to progress faster

    • B. 

      Resulting from or marked by lack of attention

    • C. 

      To steal something that has been given into one's trust

    • D. 

      Composure or coolness, especially in trying circumstances

  • 9. 
    To expiate is to:
    • A. 

      Make amends

    • B. 

      Make up for

    • C. 

      Avert

    • D. 

      Redeem

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 10. 
    A state of great excitement
    • A. 

      Nominal

    • B. 

      Proclivity

    • C. 

      Seditious

    • D. 

      Ferment

    • E. 

      Non of the above

  • 11. 
    If, as you say, your slamming of the door on the way out was completely __________, you should be more careful in the future.
    • A. 

      Noncommittal

    • B. 

      Inadvertent

    • C. 

      Vitriolic

    • D. 

      Ascribe

    • E. 

      Tenuous

  • 12. 
    Existing in name only, not real; too small to be considered or taken seriously
    • A. 

      Ferment

    • B. 

      Enjoin

    • C. 

      Acculturation

    • D. 

      Adventitious

    • E. 

      Nominal

  • 13. 
    We questioned her quietly, carefully, and at length, but still her answers remained_______.
    • A. 

      Tenuous

    • B. 

      Vitriolic

    • C. 

      Wheedle

    • D. 

      Noncommittal

    • E. 

      Abominate

  • 14. 
    Embezzle, defraud, misappropriate
    • A. 

      Seditious

    • B. 

      Vitriolic

    • C. 

      Acculturation

    • D. 

      Ascribe

    • E. 

      Peculate

  • 15. 
    Her ______ to help others with their homework led teachers to ask her to be a tutor.
    • A. 

      Expedite

    • B. 

      Circuitous

    • C. 

      Sangfroid

    • D. 

      Proclivity

    • E. 

      Wheedle

  • 16. 
    Sangfroid:
    • A. 

      Coolness

    • B. 

      Equanimity

    • C. 

      Composure

    • D. 

      Poise

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 17. 
    Seditious means:
    • A. 

      Thin, slender, not dense; lacking clarity or sharpness; of slight importance or significance

    • B. 

      A natural or habitual inclination or tendency

    • C. 

      Resistant to lawful authority; having the purpose of overthrowing an established government

    • D. 

      Not decisive or definite; unwilling to take a clear position or to say yes or no

  • 18. 
    The opposite of substantial is:
    • A. 

      Vitriolic

    • B. 

      Abominate

    • C. 

      Tenuous

    • D. 

      Wheedle

    • E. 

      Ferment

  • 19. 
    Bitter, sarcatc; highly caustic or biting (like strong acid)
    • A. 

      Abominate

    • B. 

      Ascribe

    • C. 

      Acculturation

    • D. 

      Wheedle

    • E. 

      Vitriolic

  • 20. 
    The opposite of intimidate s:
    • A. 

      Abominate

    • B. 

      Expiate

    • C. 

      Wheedle

    • D. 

      Proclivity

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