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1 of 18Pick Your Answer!
What does it mean to be "apart"?
To join a festivity or a group
Be separate from that thing
To be part of something
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Fortuitous means _______________.
Having attained a large fortune
Coincidental or unplanned
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Emigration refers to __________.
Someone leaving a country
Leaving or entering a country
Someone entering a country
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What is a synonym for "luxuriant"?
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A parameter is a ___________.
6 of 18Pick Your Answer!
Which sentence is correct?
Everyone gets a vote, irregardless of their position.
Regardless of how you feel, it's objectively the wrong decision.
Both of these
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What is it called when someone is suspended from the neck until they're dead?
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Dichotomy means _____________.
Difference or discrepancy
Two mutually exclusive alternatives
Opposition or contested
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____________ the folder to the teacher down the hall.
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If someone means disinterested, they are __________.
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What does "appraise" mean?
To regulate or control
To determine the value of
To inform or share information
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Global warming has the ability to _________ the planet.
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Which sentence uses "bemused" correctly?
The unnecessarily complex plot left me bemused.
The playing children made me feel bemused.
The funny comedy left me bemused.
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What is a synonym for "adverse"?
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What does "compose" mean?
A sheet of music
To write or to create
Made up of or consists of
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I could not ___________ such a wonderful gift.
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In a sentence "literally" could replace the word "__________".
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Which sentence correctly uses the word "complement"?
I complemented Susie's excellent clothing style.
The kitchen tiles complement the cabinets nicely.
I complemented Derek on his dog's excellent behavior.
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