Practice your Vocabulary
1. Adj. Corrupted, Impure
2. N. Eagerness and enthusiasm
3. V. To make less severe
4. V. To make blissful or happy
5. N. One who gives a gift or who gives money to a charity organization
6. Adj. hidden, secret, disguised
7. V. straightforward, open and sincere
8. V. fearless or invulnerable to intimidation and fear
9. v. to remove a leader or high official from position
10. v. to build up or strengthen in relation to morals or religion
Adulterate: Corrupted; impure; adulterated.
Alacrity: Eagerness; liveliness; enthusiasm.
Alleviate:To make less severe, as a pain or difficulty.
Beatify: to make blissful.
Benefactor: Somebody who gives one a gift. Usually refers to someone who gives money to a charity or another form of organization.
Covert: Partially hidden, disguised, secret, surreptitious.
Candid: Straightforward, open and sincere.
Dauntless: Invulnerable to fear or intimidation.
Depose: To remove (a leader) from (high) office, without killing the incumbent.
Edify: To instruct or improve morally or intellectually.
Common Vocabulary Questions on a Test
Marked by temperance, particularly in eating and drinking
Tending to make sudden changes; unpredictable
Uncertain or questionable
Mysterious or difficult to understand
Economical in use or expenditure; sparing; not wasteful
Excessively talkative, especially on trivial matters
One’s identity concealed, as for purposes of disguise
Using few words; brief and to the point
Independent individual who does not go along with a group or party
Unable to respond or be reacted, as due to bewilderment or confusion
Common Mistakes on a Vocabulary Test
Confusing the meaning of words that are similar in spelling or pronunciation.
Pay attention to the context and understand the definition before answering.
Example: The words “accept” and “except” sound the same but are quite different. “Accept” means to receive or agree to, while “except” means to exclude or leave out.
Misreading the question or not fully understanding what is being asked.
Read the question carefully and make sure you understand what is being asked before answering.
Example: The answer choices often include synonyms or antonyms, which can be confusing. Stay clear on what the question is asking.
Pay attention to the context.
The context changes the meaning.
Example: The word “lead” can be a verb meaning to guide or direct, or a noun referring to a soft, heavy metal.
Improving Vocabulary Tutorials and Practice
Vocabulary.com (Huge selection of word lists)
Academic Word List (Over 3000 Academic words)
More information about Vocabulary from Wikipedia.
Vocabulary Practice I
Vocabulary Practice II
PSB Format Vocabulary
Meaning in Context
Antonym Practice and Tutorials
How to Prepare for a Vocabulary Test
Practice for your Test
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