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100 Words For Every Middleschooler

Subjects : english, vocabulary
Instructions:
  • Answer 50 questions in 15 minutes.
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  • Match each statement with the correct term.
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This is a study tool. The 3 wrong answers for each question are randomly chosen from answers to other questions. So, you might find at times the answers obvious, but you will see it re-enforces your understanding as you take the test each time.
1. The act of jostling (forcing your way by pushing)






2. A barrier set up by police to stop traffic on a street or road in order to catch a fugitive or inspect traffic etc.






3. The outer boundary of a circle; the perimeter






4. To occupy the complete attention - absorb fully






5. Refusal to yield; resistance; V. defy; ADJ. defiant






6. Causing disgust or hatred; repulsive






7. Done slyly or stealthily - sneaky - secret - shifty; stolen






8. To wander about - wind about; a sharp turn or twist






9. Talk in a noisy - excited - or declamatory manner






10. Poise - assurance - great self-confidence; perpendicularity






11. Easy to notice; obvious






12. Act or move at high speed






13. Fearful or anxious - especially about the future






14. Become known or apparent






15. The quality of being calm - peaceful - or untroubled






16. Outrageously bad; clearly wrong or illegal






17. To mislead or deceive; to fake






18. Difficult to understand; partially hidden






19. The act of dwelling in or living permanently in a place (said of both animals and men)






20. To float easily and gently on the air; drift






21. Capable of being shaped or bent or drawn out






22. Watchful - careful






23. Causing gloom or depression






24. The act of restoring someone or something to the rightful owner or to a former state or position; making good on a loss or damage






25. The place designated as the end (as of a race or journey)






26. Refusing to give up or stop; continuing despite difficulties






27. (n) a deliberate act of destruction or disruption where equipment is damaged






28. A small rounded hill






29. To set fire to or ignite; excite or inspire






30. Cleverness; slyness






31. Eager enjoyment; zest; enthusiasm






32. To hesitate - stumble - lose courage; to speak hesitatingly; to lose drive - weaken - decline






33. To become real or actual; to appear in physical form - especially suddenly






34. Extremely careful; particular about details






35. Brief and to the point; concise






36. To become less active or violent






37. Gather or bring together -






38. To calm down; to put down or suppress; to put an end to






39. To wear away or change - as in color or surface texture - by exposure to the wind - rain - and other conditions of the atmosphere






40. Cause to start burning






41. A natural talent or ability; quickness in learning






42. Very steep or overhanging place; cliff






43. Progress toward a destination or a goal






44. An enemy - opponent






45. To stick out - to project






46. To tell a story or describe a series of events






47. To wave or flourish in a menacing or vigorous fashion






48. The ability to grow - develop - or improve






49. Very tiring - calling for an extreme effort






50. Having varied uses or functions