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Vocabulary Test 2Name:__________________
Match the words in the first column to the best available answer in the second column.

 

_____ beseech 1)not revealing one's opinion or purpose
 
_____ cavort 2)indifference to pleasure or pain; not showing emotion
 
_____ chores 3)deep awareness of the suffering of another coupled with the wish to relieve it
 
_____ compassion 4)having no useful result; without effect
 
_____ conspiracy 5)in a profoundly moving manner
 
_____ defiant 6)to spend or use wastefully
 
_____ degradation 7)to make a formal beginning of
 
_____ exhilarate 8)to leap or romp about
 
_____ futile 9)begging; a humble request or prayer
 
_____ garish 10)a filthy and wretched condition
 
_____ impoverished 11)awful
 
_____ inaugurate 12)one's relatives; family
 
_____ incredulous 13)stubbornly contrary; wrong; harmful
 
_____ infernal 14)to beg
 
_____ kin 15)poor
 
_____ noncommittal 16)bitter regret
 
_____ perverse 17)the state of being experienced; maturity
 
_____ poignantly 18)the routine duties of running a household or farm
 
_____ remorse 19)boldly resistant of an opposing force or authority
 
_____ sever 20)doubtful; disbelieving
 
_____ sophistication 21)a joining or acting together in a secretive way;often with wrongful motives
 
_____ squalor 22)to cut off
 
_____ squander 23)to make merry or lively
 
_____ stoicism 24)a decline to a lower condition; with loss of dignity
 
_____ supplication 25)too bright or gaudy