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This printable covers Tier II Vocabulary Words for Grade 11 and supports Common Core ELA Standard ELA-Literacy.L.11-12.4

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Vocabulary Review (Grades 11-12)

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1. 
What word means GLARING?
  1. egregious
  2. edifice
  3. eccentric
  4. unusual
2. 
The                     thief was finally captured after a month-long manhunt.
3. 
Her response was EQUIVOCAL, which meant no one was quite sure what she meant.
  1. True
  2. False
4. 
The woman's ERRONEOUS statements about the safety of her company's products led to a number of lawsuits alleging false representation.

What is the meaning of ERRONEOUS?
  1. mistaken
  2. incorrect
  3. argumentative
  4. singular
5. 
What does EXPEDIENT mean?



6. 
An EXEMPLARY student will likely NOT make the honor roll.
  1. True
  2. False
7. 
Extraneous
  1. something that returns over and over
  2. a description of the writer's own life & experiences
  3. things or events that aren't on the subject being discussed
  4. unable to be described
8. 
Formidable
  1. something lost as a penalty
  2. to feel one's way
  3. a white stone, white in color
  4. difficult to overcome, to be dreaded
9. 
Frivolous
  1. known for
  2. particular
  3. serious
  4. trivial
10. 
Grueling
  1. very rough
  2. very loud
  3. very excited
  4. very tiring
11. 
Happening by accident:
  1. haphazard
  2. hesitant
  3. hoax
  4. implement
12. 
His views did not align with the others in his church, so he was considered a                     .
13. 
               (n) harm or loss; injury, damage; disadvantage; a cause of harm, injury or damage. synonyms: hindrance, liability. antonyms: advantage, help, plus.
  1. bountiful
  2. durable
  3. banter
  4. detriment
14. 
HYPOCRISY comes from a Greek word meaning                                   .
  1. smelly fisherman
  2. wearing two shoes
  3. hippopotamus
  4. wearing two masks
15. 
Iconoclast
  1. someone who attacks cherished beliefs
  2. someone who is well-known
  3. a tool in the manufacturing process
  4. someone who destroys industries
16. 
Continuing without interruption:
  1. incessant
  2. latent
  3. waffle
  4. deploy
17. 
Smoke inhalation is INCIDENTAL to a fireman's job.
  1. True
  2. False
18. 
To stir, encourage, or urge on; stimulate or prompt to action:
  1. treason
  2. incite
  3. verve
  4. obliterate
19. 
He refused to take correction from anyone. He was                .
  1. jubilant
  2. incorrigible
  3. ridiculous
  4. independent
20. 
Did they                    the banker for fraud in court today?
21. 
INSURGENT means rebel or rebellious.
  1. True
  2. False
22. 
A cult seeks to INDOCTRINATE its members.
  1. True
  2. False
23. 
Unable to be touched or grasped:                           
24. 
Washington's                         handling of his troops kept many of them from deserting.
25. 
The wedding reception was a                 affair of fine dining and dancing to a wonderful swing band.
  1. irrevocable
  2. lavish
  3. languished
  4. keen
26. 
Characterization of lack of energy, interest, or spirit:
  1. listless
  2. affirmation
  3. embitter
  4. annoyance
27. 
What does it mean if someone gets paid a MEAGER allowance?
  1. They have lots of money.
  2. They have a small amount of money.
28. 
Meander
  1. without strength or solidity
  2. to move and turn slowly
  3. witty but hurtful taunt
  4. gather together
29. 
The Humane Society is empowered to seize animals from                 owners.
  1. negligent
  2. numerous
  3. nurture
  4. naive
30. 
Obliterate
  1. to win
  2. to destroy leaving no traces
  3. to make someone laugh
  4. to become invisible
31. 
               (v) to make impossible, prevent, shut out. synonyms: hinder, check, stop. antonyms: help, promote, facilitate.
  1. wrangle
  2. vigil
  3. preclude
  4. revert
32. 
With his bookbag weighing him down, the second grader's steps were heavy and PONDEROUS.
  1. True
  2. False
33. 
Prerequisite
  1. law
  2. plea
  3. guess
  4. requirement
34. 
What is a synonym for PROXIMITY?
  1. far away
  2. distant
  3. nearness
  4. recoil
35. 
When you RECTIFY a situation, you make it                 .
36. 
What is a RESOLUTION?



37. 
If you decide you don't want someone to come to your party anymore, you can                 your invitation.
  1. recify
  2. issue
  3. rescind
  4. justify
38. 
                means very harsh or strict.
  1. Exertion
  2. Rigorous
  3. Pretext
  4. Scarce
39. 
To look at something very closely and carefully
  1. possessions
  2. venture
  3. keen
  4. scrutinize
40. 
What is a synonym for the word SUBSTANTIATE?
  1. confirm
  2. diverse
  3. reflect
  4. stage
41. 
surmise
  1. get away from or avoid by speed or skill
  2. be very disobedient
  3. openly disobey authority
  4. infer without certain knowledge
42. 
A long, angry speech:
  1. stoic
  2. epic
  3. tirade
  4. didactic
43. 
The                 we experienced during our flight to Disney World didn't frighten my little sister at all.
  1. turbulence
  2. rebuff
  3. excruciating
  4. evocative
44. 
Which word describes someone who always tells the truth and follows through on his word?
  1. unobtrusive
  2. unimpeachable
  3. unreliable
  4. dishonest
45. 
Which word describes a private eye or detective?
  1. unimpeachable
  2. unobtrusive
  3. dishonest
  4. obtrusive
46. 
Supplant
  1. highly regard
  2. usurp the place of
  3. relieve the sorrow of
  4. distinction
47. 
A WHIMSICAL story would be about a friendly pink dragon that dances.
  1. True
  2. False
48. 
A synonym for VACILLATE would be wavering or undecided.
  1. True
  2. False
49. 
Digression
  1. to go off central topic
  2. friction allowing movement
  3. to shape objects by twisting
  4. to have a period last a long period of time
50. 
               (adj.) sturdy, not easily worn out or destroyed; lasting for a long time. (n.pl.) consumer goods used repeatedly over a series of years. synonyms: long-lasting, enduring. antonyms: fragile, perishable, fleeting, ephemeral.
  1. durable
  2. enterprising
  3. detriment
  4. congested

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