Vocab Practice Quiz 7

Directions: Each of the following 20 items consists of a word in CAPITAL letters, followed by three words. Select the word that is most similar in meaning to the word in CAPITAL letters.

1.PETULANT
(A)lazy
(B)loving
(C)easily irritable

2.PROCLIVITY
(A)tendency
(B)backwardness
(C)slope

3.TRENCHANT
(A)good
(B)open
(C)clear

4.UNWITTING
(A)obstinate
(B)unintentional
(C)undignified

5.USURP
(A)lend
(B)take over by force
(C)replace

6.RESOLUTE
(A)elastic
(B)brawny
(C)determined

7.LACERATED
(A)mangled
(B)stitched
(C)unconscious

8.PROGNOSTICATE
(A)forecast
(B)salute
(C)prejudice

9.PULCHRITUDE
(A)character
(B)beauty
(C)intelligence

10.HILARITY
(A)merriment
(B)wittiness
(C)contentment

11.SQUALID
(A)dirty
(B)stormy
(C)clean

12.CORTEGE
(A)retinue
(B)advisers
(C)slaves

13.SKULK
(A)lurk
(B)shadow
(C)race

14.COTERIE
(A)group
(B)remark
(C)farewell

15.BALKED
(A)waved
(B)punished
(C)refused

16.INDISCREET
(A)polite
(B)judicious
(C)bigmouthed

17.INDISCRETE
(A)divisible
(B)indivisible
(C)unclear

18.NETTLE
(A)run
(B)irritate
(C)catch

19.TREMULOUS
(A)slow
(B)fast
(C)shaking

20.TERSE
(A)delicate
(B)nervous
(C)concise

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