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Tenth Grade (Grade 10) Defining Words Questions

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Grade 10 Defining Words
Define oppressive
  1. weighing heavily on senses
  2. the act of escorting while in transit
  3. the act of moving forward
  4. characterized by imagery
Grade 10 Defining Words
Grade 10 Defining Words
Which sentence makes the most sense?
  1. The politician tried to suppress the voice of the unhappy constituents.
  2. The politician tried to wary the voice of the unhappy constituents.
  3. The politician tried to novice the voice of the unhappy constituents.
  4. The politician tried to extenuate the voice of the unhappy constituents.
Grade 10 Defining Words
Which sentence makes the most sense?
  1. The man was hedonist. He worked very hard.
  2. The man was submissive. He worked very hard.
  3. The man was diligent. He worked very hard.
  4. The man was mundane. He worked very hard.
Grade 10 Defining Words
Which sentence makes the most sense?
  1. When her parents grounded her, she became querulous.
  2. When her parents grounded her, she became mundane.
  3. When her parents grounded her, she became benevolent.
  4. When her parents grounded her, she became wary.
Grade 10 Defining Words
Grade 10 Defining Words
Grade 10 Defining Words
Which sentence makes the most sense?
  1. The man's reverence tendencies kept him from showing concern for others.
  2. The man's mundane tendencies kept him from showing concern for others.
  3. The man's hedonist tendencies kept him from showing concern for others.
  4. The man's diligent tendencies kept him from showing concern for others.
Grade 10 Defining Words
Which sentence makes the most sense?
  1. The ostentatious benefactor gave most of his wealth to our charity.
  2. The benevolent benefactor gave most of his wealth to our charity.
  3. The resilient benefactor gave most of his wealth to our charity.
  4. The submissive benefactor gave most of his wealth to our charity.
Grade 10 Defining Words
express strong disapproval of
  1. determine
  2. deplore
  3. devoid
  4. discord
Grade 10 Defining Words
On or near an edge or constituting an outer boundary
  1. peripheral
  2. parochial
  3. protracted
  4. ponderous
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