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ment
mind
sol
alone
wayworn
weary
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interim
meantime
hubris
arrogance.
fid
belief, faith
ephemeral
short lived
mesmerize
to hypnotize.
mores
well-established customs
aud, audit, aur
hear
mettle
courage and fortitude:
melange
a mixture; medley.
distraught
distracted; deeply agitated.
inveigh
To protest strongly
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polarizability
to cause polarization in.
licit
legal; lawful; legitimate; permissible.
generalize
to make general inferences.
oblivious
Unmindful; unconscious; unaware usually fol. by of or to:
dis-
apart, not
ex. discontent (not content)
minerals are necessary for
metabolic function
sanguine
cheerfully optimistic, hopeful, or confident:
erroneous
containing error; mistaken; incorrect; wrong:
garbled
to confuse unintentionally or ignorantly; jumble:
ostensible
outwardly appearing as such; professed; pretended:
quaint
having an old-fashioned attractiveness or charm; oddly picturesque:
decorum
dignified propriety of behavior, speech, dress, etc.
unconscionable
not guided by conscience; unscrupulous.
agog
highly excited by eagerness, curiosity, anticipation, etc.
Illustrious most nearly means:A. illustratedB. famousC. foolishD. intelligent
B. famous
what supplies more calories for energy
fats
avarice
insatiable greed for riches; miserly desire to gain and hoard wealth
adverse
unfavorable or antagonistic in purpose or effect:
spurious
not genuine, authentic, or true; pretended or counterfeit
wreak
to inflict or execute (punishment, vengeance, etc.):
substantive
independent, real or actual; of considerable amount or quantity
exigent
requiring immediate action or aid; urgent; pressing.
parity
A woman039;s status regarding the bearing of viable offspring: usually followed by a Roman numeral designating the number of times the woman has given birth.
thwarted
to oppose successfully; prevent from accomplishing a purpose.
astute
of keen penetration or discernment; sagacious:
regale
to entertain lavishly or agreeably; delight.
obstinately
Firmly or stubbornly adhering to one039;s purpose, opinion, etc.; not yielding to argument, persuasion, or entreaty.
inconsequential
of little or no importance; insignificant; trivial.
The population of Grand Island, Nebraska, grew by 600,000 people between 1995 and 2005, one–fifth more than the town council predicted. The town council originally predicted the city’s population would grow by: A. 400,000 B. 500,000 C. 300,000 D. 200,
B. 500,000
ion
result of act or processex legislate; legislation
syntactic
consisting of or noting morphemes that are combined in the same order as they would be if they were separate words in a corresponding construction:
miserly
of, like, or befitting a miser; penurious; stingy; niggardly.
vapid
without liveliness or spirit; dull or tedious:
genre
a class or category of artistic endeavor having a particular form, content, technique, or the like:
impetuous
characterized by sudden or rash action or emotion; impulsive
tenacious
characterized by keeping a firm hold; adhesive or sticky
synopsis
a brief or condensed statement giving a general view of some subject.
culmination
that in which anything culminates; the culminating position or stage; highest point; acme.
portend
to indicate in advance; to foreshadow or presage, as an omen does:
incidental
incurred casually and in addition to the regular or main amount:
evoke
to produce or suggest through artistry and imagination a vivid impression of reality:
peevish
cross, querulous, or fretful, as from vexation or discontent:
redoubt
an isolated work forming a complete enclosure of any form, used to defend a prominent point.
perseverance
steady persistence in a course of action, a purpose, a state, etc., esp. in spite of difficulties, obstacles, or discouragement.
aero
a combining form meaning "air," used in formation of compound words:
indigenous
originating in and characteristic of a particular region or country; native
the air around us is composed mostly of
nitrogen
sentinel
a person or thing that watches or stands as if watching.
mundane
pertaining to this world or earth as contrasted with heaven; earthly, common, ordinary, banal or unimaginative
invoice
an itemized bill for goods sold or services provided, containing individual prices, the total charge, and the terms.
delineate
to trace the outline of; sketch or trace in outline; represent pictorially:
omit
To leave out; fail to include or mention, neglect
legacy
anything handed down from the past, as from an ancestor or predecessor:
fulsome
offensive to good taste, esp. as being excessive; overdone or gross:
extrinsic
not essential or inherent; not a basic part or quality; extraneous:
A security guard walks the equivalent of six city blocks when he makes a circuit around the building. If he walks at a pace of eight city blocks every 30 minutes, how long will it take him to complete a circuit around the building, assuming he doesn’t r
C. 22.50 minutes
jeer off
to speak or shout derisively; scoff or gibe rudely:
derelict
left or deserted, as by the owner or guardian; abandoned:
infirm
feeble or weak in body or health, esp. because of age; ailing.
puerile
of or pertaining to a child or to childhood.
If the steering wheel vibrates at high speeds, the most likely problem is:A. front end alignmentB. front tire balanceC. cracked steering columnD. over-inflated tires
B. front tire balance
inhabit
To live or dwell in a place, as people or animals:
garnered
to gather or deposit in or as if in a granary or other storage place.
A dog trainer is building a dog run that measures 9 × 16 feet. If she wants to fence the perimeter of the run, how many feet of chain link fence will she need?A. 144 feetB. 25 feetC. 32 feetD. 50 feet
D. 50 feetCalculate perimeter by adding the lengths of all four sides of a quadrilateral: 9 + 9 + 16 + 16 = 50 feet.
Kiya had a coupon for 10% off one frozen turkey breast. The turkey breasts cost $8.50 each, and Kiya bought two. How much did she pay? A. $16.15 B. $17.00 C. $15.30 D. $7.65
A. $16.156./ 10% off means she pays 100 - 10 = 90%$8.50 + (0.90 X $8.50) = $16.15
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