English 7 Vocabulary P1 Question Preview (ID: 1151)


7th Grade Vocabulary Words For Semester 1 Exam.

besiege
a) to attack by surrounding with military forces; to cause worry
b) a rapid, large-scale outpouring of something
c) to lie in wait for an attack, ambush
d) to provide with a reason for doing; to push on to some course of action

compress
a) to send off or out for a purpose; to kill; an official message; promptness, speed
b) to plunge into a liquid, drench; to put out quickly, extinguish
c) to press together; to reduce in size or volume; a folded cloth applied to an injury
d) to crush, put down quickly

denounce
a) to annoy, trouble, make weary
b) to condemn openly; to accuse formally
c) to meet face-to-face, especially as a challenge
d) to destroy, lay waste, leave in ruins

instantaneous
a) done in an instant; immediate
b) showing remarkable originality
c) very large or great; beyond ordinary means of measurement
d) totally without skill or appropriatness

misgiving
a) a feeling of fear, doubt, or uncertainty
b) clothing, that which serves as dress or decoration
c) one living permanently in a given place
d) an enthusiastic public welcome, an outburst of applause

recede
a) to consult, talk over, exchange opinions
b) to stop short and refuse to go on; to refuse abruptly
c) to kidnap, carry off by force
d) to go or move backward; to become more distant

adverse
a) fair-minded, free from selfish motives; indifferent
b) without any good reason or cause, unjustified
c) unfavorable, negative; working against, hostile
d) embarrassed; resembling a sheep in meekness

arid
a) extremely dry; uninteresting, dull
b) belonging to the same period of time as oneself
c) unimportant, trivial; narrow-minded
d) difficult to catch or hold

billow
a) a very wise person; wise
b) to lie in wait for and attack; ambush
c) to handle or use skillfully; to manage
d) a large wave; to rise or swell like a wave

confront
a) to force; compel; to restrain, hold back
b) to encircle, to reach around; to enclose
c) to meet face-to-face, especially as a challange; come to grips with
d) to handle or use skillfully; to manage or control for personal advantage

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