Vocabulary Test 1 - Vivid Verbs 'say'

14 Questions | Total Attempts: 170

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Can you remember what each of the vivid verb mean?


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    To accuse someone without proof
    • A. 

      Assert

    • B. 

      Allege

    • C. 

      Rant

    • D. 

      Whimper

  • 2. 
    To make fun of someone by saying unkind remarks about him/her
    • A. 

      Harangue

    • B. 

      Jeer

    • C. 

      Divulge

    • D. 

      Taunt

  • 3. 
    To make something that is secret known to others
    • A. 

      Whimper

    • B. 

      Bellow

    • C. 

      Shriek

    • D. 

      Divulge

  • 4. 
    To shout in a loud, angry and uncontrolled way
    • A. 

      Bellow

    • B. 

      Rant

    • C. 

      Shriek

    • D. 

      Harangue

  • 5. 
    The lady ____________ with laughter when she realised she had won the contest.
  • 6. 
    A drunk in the train station was _____________ passers-by on why they should not have voted for the current government.
  • 7. 
    "Keep quiet!" the discipline master _____________ across the hall in his deep voice.
  • 8. 
    The students at the back of the hall ______________ at the speaker when he refused to allow them to go for a break.
  • 9. 
    "My daughter is innocent. I don't care what others say. I know she has been framed," he _____________.
  • 10. 
    The starving dog lay in the corner, _______________ pitifully
  • 11. 
    The angry mother __________ and raved about her son's lack of manners.
  • 12. 
    Mr Tan is ___________ to have struck his wife on her head. The police is still investigating the case.
  • 13. 
    The manager refused to _____________ to her employees how much she earns every month.
  • 14. 
    The other children used to ____________ him in the playground because he was wore thick glasses and had braces.
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