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Ms. Taylor's Vocab. Unit 7 Test

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  1. inquiry
  2. explicit
  3. vicissitude
  4. sacrosanct
  5. panache
  1. a [L. ex-out + plicare-to fold] (adj) fully and clearly expressed or demonstrated; having nothing merely implied; unequivocal; definite and unreserved in expression; having sexual acts or nudity clearly depicted
  2. b [L. sacer-sacred + santus-holy] (adj) very sacred, extremely holy; inviolable; set apart or immune from questioning or attack
  3. c [L. quaerere-to ask] (n) a seeking or request for truth, information, or knowledge; an investigation, as into an incident; charges; a question; query
  4. d [L. vicis-a turn] (n) a change, variation, or alteration; pl.--successive changing phases, "ups and downs"
  5. e [L. penna-feather] (n) a confident and stylish manner; a strikingly elaborate or colorful display

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. [L. e-out + molere-to grind (miller's fee)] (n) payment; profit derived from an office or employment; a fee or salary
  2. [Gk. Philip, king of Macedon, denounced in several of Demosthenes's speeches] (n) a bitter verbal attack
  3. [Gk. sema-sign] (n) the study of meaning; the meaning or the interpretation of meaning, of a word, sentence, etc.
  4. [Gk. hegemon-leader] (n) predominant influence exercised by one nation over others; aggression or expansionism by large nations in an effort to achieve world domination
  5. [L. tendere-to stretch] (adj) intended to promote a particular point of view, doctrine, or cause; biased or partisan

5 True/False Questions

  1. repudiate[L. pre-before + mittere-to send] (n) a basis, stated or assumed, on which reasoning proceeds; a proposition supporting a conclusion; a tract of land including its buildings (vt) to set forth beforehand, as by way of introduction or explanation

          

  2. incendiary[L. quaerere-to ask] (n) a seeking or request for truth, information, or knowledge; an investigation, as into an incident; charges; a question; query

          

  3. persona[L. a face mask used by actors; hence, a character] (n) the outward character or role that a person assumes

          

  4. rejoinder[OF re-again + joindere-to join] (n) a comeback; an answer to a reply; a quick reply (especially a witty or critical one) to a question or remark

          

  5. diaphanous[L. a face mask used by actors; hence, a character] (n) the outward character or role that a person assumes

          

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