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This printable covers Tier II Vocabulary words for Grade 10 and supports Common Core ELA Standard ELA-Literacy.L.9-10.3

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Vocabulary Review (Grade 10)

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1. 
The                 pieces of the puzzle caused Madison trouble when she attempted to solve it.
  1. hapless
  2. ignominiously
  3. affable
  4. incongruous
2. 
Indigenous
  1. clever
  2. native to a region
  3. immigrate
  4. openness
3. 
Not marked by careful distinction; haphazard
  1. malign
  2. indiscriminate
  3. smattering
  4. unfaithful
4. 
Built in to or related to the character or nature of something
  1. inherent
  2. incongruent
  3. privilege
  4. demeanor
5. 
Which words use the root word that means law or justice?
  1. creditor
  2. describe
  3. jurisdiction
  4. inscription
6. 
A teacher who is LAX sets and enforces a lot of rules.
  1. True
  2. False
7. 
Freshman girls are                 about their appearance and refuse to be seen in public without makeup.
  1. minuscule
  2. mere
  3. meticulous
  4. mollify
8. 
The Humane Society is empowered to seize animals from                 owners.
  1. negligent
  2. numerous
  3. nurture
  4. naive
9. 
Unconcerned, indifferent, or unexcited; casual
  1. petrified
  2. nonchalant
  3. paranoia
  4. immense
10. 
Oblivious
  1. unaware/forgetful
  2. to support/prove
  3. evil intent
  4. obedient
11. 
Obscure
  1. clear
  2. easy
  3. not clear
  4. terrific
12. 
Most gods are considered to have all power or be                           .
13. 
The                 emergency phone call from her best friend kept the girl from having to endure the rest of the horrible date.
  1. disappointing
  2. opportune
  3. quick
  4. earlier
14. 
Life would be good if we all had a PANACEA.
  1. True
  2. False
15. 
Preposterous
  1. to boast, be proud of
  2. make believe
  3. foolish, unbelievable
  4. based on fact
16. 
If you are against something, you                    it.
17. 
Annoyed at being demoted, the esteemed theater critic gave the community theater performance a                 review.
  1. astounding
  2. praiseworthy
  3. perfunctory
  4. horrible
18. 
My balance on the narrow beam was (unsteady), so I was quite nervous.
  1. benevolent
  2. precarious
  3. tumult
  4. irrelevant
19. 
What does PRECIPITATE (verb) mean?
                                                                                  
20. 
               (v) to make impossible, prevent, shut out. synonyms: hinder, check, stop. antonyms: help, promote, facilitate.
  1. wrangle
  2. vigil
  3. preclude
  4. revert
21. 
Someone who is skilled at something is PROFICIENT.
  1. True
  2. False
22. 
Someone who comes from a long line of alcoholics may have a PROPENSITY for alcoholism.
  1. True
  2. False
23. 
What is the term for an observation of a material describing things such as color or odor; QUALITATIVE or QUANTITATIVE?



24. 
What is the term given describing a material using measurements; QUALITATIVE or QUANTITATIVE?



25. 
The kids in detention may be described as RECALCITRANT.
  1. True
  2. False
26. 
Redeem
  1. very bad, evil, formidable
  2. not often
  3. mixed with
  4. to turn in, such as a coupon, for cash, a discount, or merchandise
27. 
Spending time with his young grandson helped                            (make feel younger) the old man.
28. 
Since they couldn't fire the incompetent employee, they                 him to a less important position.
  1. delegated
  2. relegated
  3. unassigned
  4. promoted
29. 
When you voluntarily give something up, you                            it.
30. 
If something is REPUGNANT to you, you find it to be enjoyable.
  1. True
  2. False
31. 
Having the ability to adapt successfully and recover from disappointment, difficulty, or crisis:
  1. reliable
  2. recovery
  3. rebound
  4. resilient
32. 
In                , I wish I hadn't broken up with him, especially since he's now a millionaire.
  1. the future
  2. the past
  3. retrospect
  4. humility
33. 
The United Nations threatened to impose                         , or penalties, on Russia for its behavior towards Ukraine.
34. 
impromptu
  1. capricious
  2. copious
  3. spontaneous
  4. rancor
35. 
Static
  1. excessively agitated; phrenetic
  2. known as; regarded as
  3. in fear or dread of possible evil or harm
  4. not moving, stationary, lacking movement or growth
36. 
A STRINGENT procedure is relaxed and flexible.
  1. True
  2. False
37. 
To be in a lower social class or job position
  1. subjected
  2. subordinate
  3. subdue
  4. supervisor
38. 
When you financially support or pay for part of a bill, you                 it.
  1. subsidize
  2. promote
  3. demoralize
  4. cover
39. 
Tenuous
  1. cowardly
  2. tilted
  3. shaky
  4. determined
40. 
Craziness and confusion, state of commotion, noise
  1. serf
  2. forage
  3. sullen
  4. tumult
41. 
What is the definition of UNILATERAL?
  1. having or formed of two sides
  2. relating to or situated on the side
  3. relating to the mind
  4. affecting only one side
42. 
Vindicate
  1. to support one's actions in the face of opposition, to justify
  2. to agree, to match things so they happen at the same time
  3. leave without permission, escape
  4. causing one to think something
43. 
A robber sued the homeowners when he slipped on their tile and broke his nose while robbing their house. After he won his case, the lawyer for the defense aptly called it a TRAVESTY of the justice system.
  1. True
  2. False
44. 
When someone VALIDATES your parking, they prove that you actually parked to visit a particular business.
  1. True
  2. False
45. 
He took his political beliefs to the extreme. Most people called him a                .
  1. politician
  2. zealot
  3. opponent
  4. candidate

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