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Homework Help: english vocab

Posted by tamy on Friday, November 23, 2007 at 2:27am.

ok i have been working on my english homework for some time now. i was assigned a 400 question vocabulary packet. here are just 15 questions i coudnt find out while doing the entire packet. I couldn't even find any answers using the dictionary website. even if someone only answers 5 questions would be helpful. i found out to 1, 2, 4, 7, and 8 while posting this so dont mind it if i skip a number.


3. The lab technicians went through the titration process with __________ care.
A. ribald
B. vestigial
C. sedulous
D. sanguine

5. When Tarzan returned to civilization, people worried about his sometimes ___________ behavior.
A. feral
B. pedantic
C. culpable
D. fervent

6. The diplomat's ______________ demands caused him to be less than welcome at most restaurants.
A. frugal
B. pragmatic
C. arcane
D. peremptory

9. Even the most uptight scholar delights in the _________ , coarse jokes in Chaucer's "The Miller's Tale."
A. egregious
B. gullible
C. ribald
D. serendipitous

10. The French monarchy was renowned for its __________ disregard for the common people.
A. egregious
B. litigious
C. bodacious
D. solicitous

11. Charles's tastes in music were __________ . He had recordings of classical, jazz, rock-and-roll, and heavy metal performers.
A. histrionic
B. ubiquitous
C. eclectic
D. officious

12. The professor's lecture was simply ________, and the students actually began to laugh.
A. affluent
B. ascetic
C. sedulous
D. inane

13. He left his family, and I knew that he would someday ________ the day.
A. ossify
B. augment
C. rue
D. obliterate

14. The nerves in our fingertips are wonderfully sensitive to __________ sensations.
A. idyllic
B. tactile
C. tacit
D. insipid

15. Rinaldo was an _________ smoker and could not break the habit even when he was diagnosed with emphysema.
A. dubious
B. brusque
C. inveterate
D. indolent

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