English PACE 1144

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Sinster
Showing ill will
Pervert
Lead or turn from what is true
Plucky
Having or showing courage
Stagnant
Not running or flowing
Vestige
A slight remnant
Nationalize
Bring land etc. under the control or ownership of a nation
Incoherent
Having or showing no logical connection of ideas
Rife
Happening often
Media
A means of communication especially to large numbers of people
Spontaneous
Caused by natural impulses or desire
Splipshod
Careless in dress, habits, speech etc.
Data
Facts from which conclusions can be drawn
Terrain
Tract of land
Incorporate
Make (something) a part of something else
Actuate
Put into action
Abstinence
An abstaining
Credible
Worthy of belief
Transcript
A written or typewritten copy
Arduous
Hard to do
Exhaustive
Tending to exhaust or drain strength
Anecdote
A short account of something interesting
Preliminary
Coming before the main business
Sequence
The coming of one thing after the other
Whet
Sharpen by rubbing
Momentous
Very important
Hallowed
Made holy
Inducement
Something that influences or persuades
Constituent
The voter in a district
Supplementary
Additional
Judicious
Having or showing good judgement
Hypothetical
Of or based on a hypothesis
Intrigue
Excite the curiosity and interest of
Slipshod
Neat is is tidy as careless is to ----
Incoherent
Because his speech was not logical, his presentation was quite ---
Abstinence
In the age of self-satisfying, pleasure-driven social practices, the Biblical mandate for ---- is too often regarded old fashion
Arduous
Simple is to easy as hard is to ----
Transcript
Because she did not have the original version of the manuscript, the librarian gave the writer a ----
Inducement
The speaker used the ---- of rich rewards to encourage his listeners to become involved
Hypothetical
People need real solutions to their problems, not ---- ones
Constituent
A sincere politician will listen to the views of each ---- who elected him/her
Plucky
Coward is to ---- as corrupt is to pure
Preliminary
Before he could be admitted to the policy academy, the young man had to pass a ---- examination