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  • Question 1
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    Refer to the dictionary entry in the photo: Which sentence correctly uses the second definition of rebound?

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    My grades rebounded after I stayed after school for tutoring.

    The game turned on a great rebound.

    The softball rebounded off the catcher's mit and hit the batter in the eye.

    Every great player must be able to recover a rebound.

  • Question 2
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    Refer to the dictionary entry in the photo: Which sentence correctly uses the first definition of obstruct?

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    The terrorists' plan was obstructed by the witness's report.

    The snowbanks completely obstructed the roads in and out of our neighborhood.

    We expected an ocean view, but our view of the beach was obstructed by the construction crane.

    An emergency meeting of the basketball team obstructed our ability to get practice over with early.

  • Question 3
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    Refer to the dictionary entry in the photo: From what language does the word contour originate?

    answer choices

    English

    French

    American

    Latin

  • Question 4
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    Refer to the dictionary entry in the photo: What part of speech is the word import?

    answer choices

    noun

    verb

    adjective

    adverb

  • Question 5
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    Refer to the dictionary entry in the photo: The word stupendous comes from a word that means what?

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    to be stunned

    extremely large in amount

    remarkable

    so great in importance as to amaze

  • Question 6
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    Refer to the dictionary entry in the photo: The word vacillate comes from a word that means what?

    answer choices

    to waver

    to be unable to choose between different courses of action

    to change between one state and another

    to sway from one side to another

  • Question 7
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    Refer to the dictionary entry in the photo: What part of speech is the word trepidation?

    answer choices

    noun

    verb

    adjective

    preposition

  • Question 8
    60 seconds
    Q.

    Refer to the dictionary entry in the photo: The word vitiate comes from a word that means what?

    answer choices

    fault

    reduce

    corrupt

    ineffective

  • Question 9
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    Q.

    Refer to the dictionary entry in the photo: The word deliberate can be used as what two parts of speech?

    answer choices

    adjective and verb

    interjection and verb

    adjective and adverb

    adjective and interjection

  • Question 10
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    Refer to the dictionary entry in the photo: What is the language of origin of the word writhe?

    answer choices

    English

    American

    Latin

    Germanic

  • Question 11
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    Refer to the dictionary entry in the photo: Which languages contain words that share the Latin origin of escapade?

    answer choices

    Spanish and Italian

    French and Spanish

    Italian and Latin

    French and Italian

  • Question 12
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    Refer to the dictionary entry in the photo: What is the adjective form of the word minuscule?

    answer choices

    minuscular

    minusculely

    minusculious

    miniscule

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