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This printable consists of Tier II Vocabulary words for Grade 9 and supports Common Core ELA Standard ELA-Literacy.L.9-10.4

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Vocabulary Review (Grade 10)

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1. 
Difficult to understand:
  1. abstract
  2. atone
  3. prodigious
  4. quell
2. 
To ADMONISH is to:
  1. laud
  2. warn
  3. scold gently
  4. b and c
3. 
A person that supports a cause or policy:
  1. emancipate
  2. impede
  3. advocate
  4. antipathy
4. 
Another possibility:                             
5. 
Ambiguous
  1. being very prideful
  2. something that is not clear
  3. to attach something
  4. unusual
6. 
Analogy
  1. a comparison of 2 things that are similar in more than one way
  2. an expression that combines contradictory words
  3. very informal words
  4. a short, humorous story used to illustrate a point
7. 
The feudal system, though effective in the Early Middle Ages and Middle Ages, eventually devolved into                  .
  1. anarchy
  2. hierarchy
  3. monarchy
  4. system dependency
8. 
What does ASSIDUOUS mean?



9. 
It takes long hours of study to                 all the technical information you need to become a computer programmer.
  1. advent
  2. adieu
  3. malign
  4. assimilate
  5. inundate
10. 
Augment
  1. to make or become greater
  2. to add or attach
  3. difficult to understand
  4. to make amends
11. 
Not false or copied; genuine; real:
  1. unreal
  2. authentic
  3. interpret
  4. Profound
12. 
In words like rebellion and belligerent, what does the root word BELLI mean?
  1. digestion
  2. breathing
  3. peace
  4. war
13. 
When you encourage someone or offer support, you                      them.
14. 
A BUREAUCRATIC organization is one that focuses on                 rather than common sense.
  1. procedure
  2. fairness
  3. freedom
  4. laissez-faire
15. 
Knowing the meaning of the Latin root circum helps the reader understand that CIRCUMVENT means                               .
  1. to go around
  2. to go away
  3. to go between
  4. to go last
16. 
Several parties join together to run a country:
  1. coalition government
  2. bureaucratic government
  3. democracy
  4. city state
17. 
A couple that is COHESIVE will likely have a successful marriage.
  1. True
  2. False
18. 
COLLABORATE means to work together.
  1. True
  2. False
19. 
               (v) to yield to a request or command. synonyms: submit to, consent to, acquiesce in. antonyms: reject, refuse, decline.
  1. amass
  2. allot
  3. elite
  4. comply
20. 
                  points lie on top of each other.
  1. Bisector
  2. Concurrent
  3. Collinear
  4. Corresponding
  5. None of the above
21. 
The emotional or imaginative association connected to a word:
  1. connotation
  2. denotation
  3. euphemism
  4. analogy
22. 
Representatives must listen to their CONSTITUENTS.
What are CONSTITUENTS?



23. 
If something is CONTINGENT upon something else, it can happen without it.
For example, getting a car was CONTINGENT upon him making honor roll.
  1. True
  2. False
24. 
The specific qualities that allow you to group items together is the                 .
  1. conclusion
  2. control variable
  3. criteria
  4. investigation
25. 
Which is NOT a synonym for DEMEANOR?
  1. Attitude
  2. Manner
  3. Air
  4. Physical appearance
26. 
We                      (greatly dislike) your terrible behavior.
27. 
He was called a racist for making                            comments about people of another race.
28. 
There is great DISPARITY between rich and poor.

What is the meaning of the word DISPARITY?
  1. sameness
  2. oneness
  3. difference
  4. openness
29. 
With the power out, city officials had to work harder to                 information about the impending hurricane.
  1. halt
  2. broadcast
  3. disseminate
  4. dissident
30. 
In controlling countries, governments typically jail                , or those who disagree with the government.
  1. dissidents
  2. proponents
  3. supporters
  4. criminals
31. 
Worried, upset, anxious:
  1. dupe
  2. dormant
  3. diversity
  4. distraught
32. 
When a passenger becomes unruly a plane may have to be DIVERTED to a new location to land.
  1. True
  2. False
33. 
What does DORMANT mean?



34. 
A very self-centered child is                .
  1. annoying
  2. babyish
  3. egocentric
  4. tiring
  5. initiative
35. 
The                     thief was finally captured after a month-long manhunt.
36. 
Musicians around the world have tried to                 Michael Jackson's innovative artistry.
  1. brusque
  2. avid
  3. emulate
  4. demean
37. 
If something is fair or just, it is said to be                .
  1. empathy
  2. equitable
  3. divert
  4. fortitude
38. 
The goal of weed killer is to ERADICATE the weeds in your yard.
  1. True
  2. False
39. 
A husband who still loves his wife is likely to try to ESTRANGE her.
  1. True
  2. False
40. 
Extremely wet conditions would EXACERBATE a forest fire.
  1. True
  2. False
41. 
To EXPEDITE a package means to have it delivered in a hurry.
  1. True
  2. False
42. 
The young boy FABRICATED a tale about what happened to the broken vase.
What did the young boy do?



43. 
Facilitate
  1. a member of the staff
  2. to make something seem less important
  3. to bring about
  4. a restroom
44. 
The defending champions were saved by a FORTUITOUS fumble in the last minute of the game.

What does FORTUITOUS most likely mean?



45. 
False; fake; counterfeit
  1. fraudulent
  2. authority
  3. align
  4. augment
46. 
The treatment of the Jews during the Holocaust was HEINOUS.
  1. True
  2. False
47. 
A HYPOTHETICAL situation really happened.
  1. True
  2. False
48. 
Choose the word that best fills in the blank.

The major causes of death among                 drug users are overdose, disease, and suicide.
  1. illicit
  2. elicit
49. 
Imminent
  1. to hate
  2. happen soon, in the near future
  3. out of shape
  4. up in the air
50. 
Don't loose your temper and do anything IMPULSIVE.
  1. impetuous
  2. compulsory
  3. deft
  4. egocentric

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