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Vocab Ch. 3 Test

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5 Matching Questions

  1. skittish
  2. elite
  3. amass
  4. incapacitate
  5. relevant
  1. a (adj.) extremely nervous and easily frightened; shy or timid; extremely cautious; unstable, undependable
    syn: jumpy, restive, capricious, fickle
    ant: bold, daring, reckless, cool, unflappable
  2. b (v.) to deprive of strength or ability; to make legally ineligible
    syn: disable, debilitate, paralyze, cripple
    ant: rehabilitate, restore
  3. c (n.) the choice part of a group of people or things; (adj.) superior
    syn: (n.) cream of the crop, upper crust
    ant: (n.) rank and file, dregs of society
  4. d (adj.) connected with or related to the matter at hand
    syn: pertinent, germane, applicable
    ant: unconnected, extraneous
  5. e (v.) to bring together, collect, gather, especially for oneself; to come together, assemble
    syn: accumulate, pile up, garner
    ant: scatter, dissipate, squander, waster

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. (v.) to yield to a request or command
    syn: submit to, consent to, acquiesce in
    ant: reject, refuse, decline
  2. (n.) long life, long duration, length of life
    ant: brevity, transience
  3. (v.) to urge on; to stir up, provoke, start, incite
    ant: stop, quell, squelch, quash
  4. (v.) to compete; to strive for victory or superiority
    syn: contend, rival
  5. (n.) a rope or chain used to fasten something to a fixed object; the outer limit of strength or resources (v.) to fasten with a rope or chain
    syn: (v.) tie up, chain up, leash
    ant: (v.) untie, let loose

5 True/False Questions

  1. prodigious(adj.) bold, adventurous, recklessly daring
    syn: enterprising, brave
    ant: timid, cowardly

          

  2. grapple(v.) to yield to a request or command
    syn: submit to, consent to, acquiesce in
    ant: reject, refuse, decline

          

  3. allot(v.) to assign or distribute in shares or portions
    syn: apportion, parcel out, allocate

          

  4. perturb(n.) a rope or chain used to fasten something to a fixed object; the outer limit of strength or resources (v.) to fasten with a rope or chain
    syn: (v.) tie up, chain up, leash
    ant: (v.) untie, let loose

          

  5. perspective(v.) to trouble, make uneasy; to disturb greatly; to throw into confusion
    syn: upset, agitate, anger, irritate
    ant: delight, gladden, please

          

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