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Sadler-Oxford Vocabulary Workshop New Edition: Level G: Unit 8: Definitions Test

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  1. portend
  2. raze
  3. arrant
  4. countermand
  5. echelon
  1. a v. to tear down, destroy completely; to cut or scrape off or out
  2. b adj. thoroughgoing, out-and-out; shameless, blatant
  3. c v. to cancel or reverse one order or command with another that is contrary to the first
  4. d v. to indicate beforehand that something is about to happen; to give advance warning of
  5. e n. one of a series of grades in an organization or field of activity; an organized military unit; a steplike formation or arrangement

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. v. to overcome the distrust of, win over; to appease, pacify; to reconcile, make consistent
  2. v. to assert without proof or confirmation
  3. adj. stupid or foolish in a self-satisfied way
  4. v. to soak thoroughly, fill to capacity; to satisfy fully
  5. adj. of a gloomy or surly disposition; cold or sluggish in mood

5 True/False Questions

  1. sloughv. to cast off, discard; to get rid of something objectionable or unnecessary; to plod through as if through mud


  2. litanyn. a prayer consisting of short appeals to God recited by the leader alternating with response from the congregation; any repetitive chant; a long list


  3. recantv. to withdraw a statement or belief to which one has previously been committed, renounce, retract


  4. irrefutablev. to soak thoroughly, fill to capacity; to satisfy fully


  5. lackadaisicaladj. lacking spirit or interest, halfhearted


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