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Students are presented with 3 choices and asked to select one of them that best matches a single word listed below.

12th Grade Word Games, Group 2




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AdvancedBasicPart of Speech
subliminalsubconsciousadjective
subornbribeverb
surreptitiousslyadjective
tenuousweak, thinadjective
trestlesupportnoun
vagrantnomadicnoun
vicissitudechange of fortunenoun
volitionwishnoun
vulpinerelating to a fox or foxesadjective
zealenthusiasmnoun
conduit nchannelnoun
deferencerespect noun
discursivebroadadjective
dissipatedispelverb
draconianstrictadjective
dragooncavalry regimentsnoun
engenderstartverb
gossamerdelicatenoun
homogeneousthe sameadjective
importunepester, harassverb
laurel family of flowering plantsnoun
philologystudy of languagenoun
quellstopverb
subtlesoft adjective
succinctbriefadjective
sui generis uniqueadjective
tactilepalpable, physicaladjective
truculenthostileadjective
ubiquityeverywherenoun
wizenedwrinkledadjective
abutborderverb
amatorysexual love or desireadjective
bestialfouladjective
canardmythnoun
capricewhimnoun
locatefindverb
marshalofficerverb
propagatespreadverb
radix# of unique digitsnoun
sophomoricunsophisticatedadjective
sparsefewadjective
stupefyingastonishingverb
suppositionbeliefnoun
tampfillverb
tediumboredomnoun
tiradeyellingnoun
veracitytruthnoun
vitalimportantadjective
wispythin adjective
arbitraryrandomadjective
centrifugeseparator (by spinning)noun
etherealghostlyadjective
feralwildadjective
furtiveslyadjective
listlessapatheticadjective
pedestrianwalking personadjective
pithcruxnoun
profligatewastefuladjective
raconteurnarratornoun
refractbend, reflectverb
supinehorizontaladjective
surlycrabby, short-temperedadjective
tempersoftenverb
toutingadvertisingverb
ubiquitouseverywhereadjective
understateminimizeverb
utopianidealadjective
veracioushonestadjective
whimsicalsillyadjective
preternaturalsupernaturaladjective
cogitatethinkverb
colleaguepeernoun
feignpretendverb
illicitillegaladjective
incoherenceimpossible to understandnoun
inimicalhostileadjective
ordainproclaimverb
plightproblemnoun
proximatenearbyadjective
servilesubmissiveadjective
shardchip of rocknoun
stridentvociferousadjective
tractabledocileadjective
tranquilcalmadjective
tumultuproarnoun
variegatemixed colorsverb
veneervarnishnoun
waivesurrenderverb
colloquialslangadjective
comminglemixedverb
complacentcontentedadjective
consummateperfectadjective
duplicitydeceitnoun
extraneousextraadjective
gibberingspeaking nonsenseverb
impioussinfuladjective
ingrateungrateful personnoun
maraudersraidersnoun
relegateassignverb
scabbardsword holdernoun
sensuouspertaining to sensesadjective
syllogism a form of reasoningnoun
throwbackreversionnoun
trammelconfineverb
transcendentsuperioradjective
unprepossessinggulyadjective
venerablerespectedadjective
waifstraynoun
anticadventurenoun
bulwarkfortificationnoun
chroniclerhistoriannoun
cosmogonyorigin of the universenoun
dissidentrebeladjective
hospicehospitalnoun
laudpraise noun
noisomefouladjective
pasticheimmitationnoun
picayunepetty; worthlessnoun
supplicantpetitionernoun
systemicthroughout the systemadjective
tenaciousdedicatedadjective
therapeuticmedical treatementadjective
tomelarge booknoun
travestyemergencynoun
unifyjoin togetherverb
veritytruthnoun
wanereduceverb
decodedecipherverb
demureshyadjective
entrailsintestinesnoun
epistemicrelating to knowledgeadjective
faunrustic forest godnoun
hedonismpleasure-seekingnoun
laudatorypraiseworthyadjective
matriculateadmitverb
nettlepin or needleverb
purloinsteelverb
sentinelguardnoun
talonclawnoun
tarnishdiscolorverb
timorousnervousadjective
tritestale, boringadjective
urchinrascal kidnoun
visciditydensity, thicknessnoun
waxgrowingverb
wilyslyadjective
arableland for farmingadjective
dotinglovingadjective
excrescencegrowthnoun
lavatorybathroomnoun
lecherpervertnoun
mimesisimmitationnoun
plaintiffaccusernoun
rarefyto make rareverb
remunerationpaymentnoun
scalesizeverb
scapegoattaking blamenoun
somaticof mind, not bodyadjective
soporifichypnoticadjective
syncopationaccent, rhythmnoun
truantabsentnoun
underscoreunderlineverb
verbiagewordsnoun
wantoncrueladjective
acumenintelligencenoun
capriciousimpulsiveadjective
celerityspeednoun
foppishvainadjective
ilktype, kindnoun
leavenyeastnoun
manifestopolicynoun
perfidydisloyaltynoun
pronelikely to; laying downadjective
rigorthoroughnessnoun
solecismerrornoun
tenderlovingverb
tortuouswinding, twistingadjective
translucencesheernoun
trenchantcuttingadjective
tumultuousturbulentadjective
urbanesuaveadjective
valevalleynoun
veritableabsoluteadjective
inveigleenticeverb
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