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Vocabulary Review (Grade 8)

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Vocabulary Review

1. 
Stop looking around and                  on your own test.
2. 
A fixed process or a mathematical rule:
  1. Hypothesis
  2. Formula
  3. Equation
  4. Routine
3. 
A GENERATION is a group of people born across multiple decades.
  1. True
  2. False
4. 
On Halloween, my neighbors put out some pretty                        decorations, including bloody corpses and skeletons.
5. 
Imminent
  1. to hate
  2. happen soon, in the near future
  3. out of shape
  4. up in the air
6. 
Push or drive someone to act a certain way:
  1. authorize
  2. ban
  3. impel
  4. boycott
7. 
It is IMPERATIVE that you deposit the money in the bank before the check clears.
What does the word IMPERATIVE mean?



8. 
What does integrate mean?
  1. to bring together
  2. to bring apart
9. 
Write a sentence that contains the word INTERROGATE.



10. 
To combine:
  1. merge
  2. motive
  3. necessitate
  4. passionate
11. 
Freshman girls are                 about their appearance and refuse to be seen in public without makeup.
  1. minuscule
  2. mere
  3. meticulous
  4. mollify
12. 
When we cook, often times my mom will                 the recipe.
  1. modify
  2. extricate
  3. recur
13. 
                   is a rebellion or uprising.
14. 
When someone NARRATES a story, what do they do?



15. 
Someone who is new to a job is a                .
  1. specialist
  2. novice
  3. expert
  4. student
16. 
Obsolete
  1. out of use
  2. unaware/forgetful
  3. obvious
  4. offensive
17. 
The movement faced a lot of                            making it difficult to make progress.
18. 
perish
  1. aware of one's own existence, sensations, thoughts, surroundings, etc.
  2. suffer death, typically in a violent, sudden, or untimely way
  3. a class of individuals having some common characteristics or qualities
  4. the state of being devoted to ask or purpose; having single-minded loyalty or integrity
19. 
One's PERSPECTIVE is their mental view or outlook.
  1. True
  2. False
20. 
What is something someone who is PERSUASIVE is likely to do?
  1. Convince you to buy a product
  2. Stay quiet around you
  3. Tell you the choice is yours
  4. Only share bad items about a product
21. 
Which word describes taking from someone else's writing without referencing?
  1. paradigm
  2. oligarchy
  3. oxidize
  4. plagiarize
22. 
Someone who is PRECISE is concerned about small details.
  1. True
  2. False
23. 
PREDICTION is making an inference about a future event based on observations and past experiences.
  1. True
  2. False
24. 
Technology is very PREVALENT in today's society.
  1. True
  2. False
25. 
A BUREAUCRATIC organization is one that focuses on                 rather than common sense.
  1. procedure
  2. fairness
  3. freedom
  4. laissez-faire
26. 
Of deep meaning; of great and broadly inclusive significance:
  1. profound
  2. insignificant
  3. immortal
  4. authentic
27. 
The proprietor of a store is defined as the person who:
  1. owns the store
  2. works in the store
  3. buys products from the store
  4. a and b
  5. a and c
28. 
Which word is a synonym for the word CAUTIOUS?
  1. prudent
  2. substantiate
  3. varied
  4. stage
29. 
The word PSEUDONYM means:
  1. thinly scattered or distributed: a sparse population
  2. extremely or impassably steep: precipitous mountain trails
  3. a fictitious name used by an author to conceal his or her identity; pen name
  4. of, pertaining to, or characteristic of an orator or oratory
  5. characterized by lack of seriousness or sense: frivolous conduct
30. 
You rudely refuse someone and make them go away:
  1. epidemic
  2. detach
  3. bleak
  4. rebuff
31. 
rebuke
  1. edge
  2. a delusion, something imagined
  3. able to be entered
  4. scold
32. 
Choose the answer that best replaces the word(s) in parentheses.
If you'd just pay attention, this kind of problem wouldn't (occur) all the time.
  1. pittance
  2. improvise
  3. recur
  4. presume
33. 
Having the ability to adapt successfully and recover from disappointment, difficulty, or crisis:
  1. reliable
  2. recovery
  3. rebound
  4. resilient
34. 
response
  1. leave without permission
  2. an answer
  3. submissively, giving in
  4. done by stealth
35. 
When writing a newspaper article, be sure to include a                  or two from the people you interviewed.
36. 
When she became a teenager, she started to                 and ignore everything her parents told her to do.
  1. obey
  2. rebel
  3. honor
  4. enjoy
37. 
Which is something that REVERBERATES?
  1. An echo
  2. A motor
  3. A song
  4. A scream
38. 
significant
  1. a wise, but over-used saying
  2. bare
  3. having importance
  4. to happen
39. 
A word with the same or similar meaning as another word is:
  1. an acronym
  2. a search term
  3. a synonym
  4. an antonym
40. 
To mimic; imitate:
  1. semblance
  2. alternate
  3. simulate
  4. alienate
41. 
simultaneous
  1. not often
  2. occurring at the same time
  3. able to be entered
  4. to take away legally
42. 
What is a SOURCE?



43. 
Specific means                .
  1. known for
  2. clear
  3. particular
  4. see-through
44. 
impromptu
  1. capricious
  2. copious
  3. spontaneous
  4. rancor
45. 
surmise
  1. get away from or avoid by speed or skill
  2. be very disobedient
  3. openly disobey authority
  4. infer without certain knowledge
46. 
Suspense
  1. held tightly
  2. a time of anxious waiting
  3. cunning
  4. to raid
  5. having a firm purpose
47. 
An idea or belief:
  1. theory
  2. pursue
  3. vain
  4. vigorous
48. 
A long, angry speech:
  1. stoic
  2. epic
  3. tirade
  4. didactic
49. 
Give a synonym for the word WIDESPREAD.



50. 
Give an example of a VARIABLE.



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