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1001 PRACTICE WORD KNOWLEDGE
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ex: about 90 percent of voters were in accord with the candidate's plan
to have a concurrence of opinion. = agreement;
ex: Steve's brazen attempt to ruffle his opponent's feathers didn't work.
excessively bold or brash;
ex: Kim tried in vain to stop them, but the papers flew out the window.
fruitless, unproductive, or futile. = useless;
Ex: she had the intestinal fortitude to join the military.
strength or guts in the face of adversity.
Ex: I'm exempt from getting my flu shot at work because i already got one at the pharmacy.
free from, excused from, or not subject to an obligation; = excused.
buttress (v) (n)
ex after the first wall collapsed, the builder rebuilt it with a buttress.
to support or hold up; = support;
ex: seasoning your chicken with curry and maple syrup creates a bizarre taste.
conspicuously unconventional or unusual. = strange;
ex: i'm optimistic that you'll do well on the word knowledge subtest because you're using this book.
ex: don't let her love of country music affect your friendship.
ex: the mouse made its way through the labyrinth and found the cheese six times today.
ex: that's a blatant lie
ex: the pilots have been practicing that maneuver for months
ex: if you get sick; we'll have to quarantine you.
ex: Danielle is adept at preventing mistakes from slipping through
Ex: we watched the fog recede as the sun came up;
ex: the situation is becoming more volatile as more people arrive on the scene.
changeable; likely to change(adj)
ex: the intrepid soldiers of the 82nd airborne division have no qualms about strapping on a parachute and jumping from a perfectly good airplane.
ex: Sarah, afraid of incurring her sister's wrath, hid the stained shirt
ex: stories of the mishap proliferated until the whole school knew about it
ex: we all need to vacate the building when the alarm sounds
ex: the wildlife needed a safe place to go, so the county created sanctuary within the park
refuge(n) = a safe place, shelter, or sanctuary
ex: the drill sergeant made us scour the floor before we could go to chow
scrub (v) : to polish or clean a surface by washing, or rubbing, or scrubbing with an abrasive cloth
ex: She had an aversion to broccoli, but she adored cauliflower
ex: there's strife within community over the proposed base closure.
ex: adding fertilizer to the soil helps nourish your plants
sustain (v) to keep a person, an animal, or a plant alive and healthy with food, etc.
ex: tread softly, or you'll wake the guard dog
step on (v) to put down your foot;
ex: parents can sometimes console a crying baby by singing
ex: when you aren't cleaning or training, you'll have plenty of time for witty banter
repartee (n) teasing, joking repartee
ex: the stream, which had been running through the mountains for years, caused the rock to erode
deteriorate (v) to wear down, or decay.
ex: we need to generate awareness on this topic
create (v) to bring into existence or to supply
ex: which mode of learning works best for you?
way (n) how sth is done, or how sth happens
ex: if you make noise, you'll foil my plan to sneak out.
ex: he closed the door to the chamber so he could have privacy.
ex: he didn't write the speech. His aide did
ex: difficult arithmetic reasoning questions always stump me
ex: I assert that you stop working, sit down, and relax
ex: the beginning of the movie was so bland that i almost didn't watch the rest of it
ex: give the sentinel the password, and he'll let you in
lookout (n) a person who keeps watching
ex: the president wanted to repeal the law because he believed it was unconstitutional
ex: when you build a house, you should be paid fairly for your labor
ex: we found an aberration in the results, but we don't need to worry about it.
anomaly (n) a departure from what's normal or expected; a fact, an action or a way of behaving that is not usual, and that may be unacceptable.
ex: his talent and winsome smile made him a great choice for the lead role
Ex: the rabid zealots couldn't stand the idea of others not sharing their belief system
fanatical (adj) extreme support of sth
ex: volunteers knocked on every door in the neighborhood to solicit donations
ex: the notion that everything on the Internet is true is a fallacy
misconception (n) mistaken belief
Ex: the vociferous crowd wouldn't stop shouting, even after the controversial comedian left the stage.
vehement (adj) that describes a person or speech that is makes a loud, confused noise
ex: She'd not yet figured out how to convert their measures of distance to miles
Ex: Dean was surprised by the FBI's prompt response to what he'd described to Winston as an unimportant matter.
ex: you can be barred from U.S. citizenship for moral turpitude.
depravity (n) moral corruption, or wickedness; very immoral behavior
ex: the soldiers put together a makeshift fighting position, which we call a 'hasty' in the military
ex: this book comprises 1,001 practice questions
is composed of (v) to consist of , to be made up of
ex: the reporter had to sort through both authentic and spurious claims to find the truth
bogus (adj) false or fake
ex: the humpback whale can travel anywhere within the expanse of the ocean between Alaska and Hawaii
ex: Kids with active imaginations may believe there are fearsome monsters in their bedroom closets
menacing (adj) frightening, or scary
ex: his antics were sophomoric and, frankly, quite irritating
pretentious (adj) juvenile, childish,
ex: the rest of the group was exasperated by Lilliana's lack of commitment to the project
infuriate (v) to irritate intensely , to annoying SO continuously and intensely.
ex: a scarcity of food on the savanna caused the lion to move his pride to closer to the city
ex: the reinforced walls can resist high winds
withstand (v) refuse to accept sth
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