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Tenth Grade (Grade 10) Defining Words Questions

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Grade 10 Defining Words
On or near an edge or constituting an outer boundary
  1. peripheral
  2. parochial
  3. protracted
  4. ponderous
Grade 10 Defining Words
Grade 10 Defining Words
Grade 10 Defining Words
Grade 10 Defining Words
What is a CREDIBLE motive?
  1. one that is justified
  2. one that is unjustified
  3. one that is believable
  4. one that is unbelievable
Grade 10 Defining Words
a state of being confused and puzzled
  1. desolate
  2. burdensome
  3. bewilderment
  4. render
Grade 10 Defining Words
Difficult to believe
  1. charlatan
  2. implausible
  3. incongruity
  4. provincial
Grade 10 Defining Words
Marked by a ready flow of speech.
  1. conflagration
  2. implausible
  3. voluble
  4. placate
Grade 10 Defining Words
A projecting support of stone or brick built against a wall.
  1. corroboration
  2. extraneous
  3. sublime
  4. buttress
Grade 10 Defining Words
irritatingly grand, solemn, or self-important
  1. pompous
  2. rakish
  3. imperturbable
  4. exuberant
Grade 10 Defining Words
Which of the following is another way to describe LEGITIMATE power?
  1. It is lawful and reasonable.
  2. It is unlawful and unreasonable.
  3. It is kind and understanding.
  4. It is cruel and unusual.
Grade 10 Defining Words
Grade 10 Defining Words
A destructive fire, usually an extensive one.
  1. effervescent
  2. spontaneous
  3. conflagration
  4. toxic
Grade 10 Defining Words
Grade 10 Defining Words
in a state of severe disrepair
  1. desolate
  2. ramshackle
  3. tarnished
  4. perpetuate
Grade 10 Defining Words
lacking in self-confidence; shy; timid; self-conscious
  1. inexorable
  2. diffident
  3. disparity
  4. clement
Grade 10 Defining Words
Grade 10 Defining Words
inequality; difference; gap
  1. extol
  2. rancor
  3. disparity
  4. cliche
Grade 10 Defining Words
merciful; lenient; mild; not harsh
  1. admant
  2. rancor
  3. clement
  4. ostensible
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