Vocabulary Quiz: List # 1 20 points Name_______________________ Matching: Match the word to the definition 1. Wheedle A. To praise highly 2. Detract B. To persuade by using sly or insincere methods 3. Visage C. To understand by examining closely 4. Maxim D. A face, especially one that expresses feelings 5. Plumb E. A short saying, a general truth or piece of advice 6. Extol ______ AB. To take away beauty, value, or importance Multiple Choice: Select the appropriate ANTONYM or SYNONYM Antonyms 7. Intermittent a. Must do c. Stops and Starts b. Lie d. Constant 8. Emancipate a. Cheating out of c. To liberate b. To enslave d. Direct question 9. Destitute a. Wealthy c. Poor b. Drifter d. Homebody 10. Insuperable a. Always loses c. Constant b. Always wins d. Stops and Starts 11. Flamboyant a. Classy, calm c. Essential b. Optional d. Rowdy, in-your-face Synonyms 12. Obligatory a. Classy, calm b. Optional 13. Vagabond a. Wealthy b. Wanderer 14. Impetus a. Starter b. Starts and Stops 15. Bewail a. Celebrate b. Enslave c. Required d. Rowdy, in-your-face c. Poor d. Homebody c. Closer d. Constant c. Liberate d. Mourn Sentences: Select from the following words: A. Destitute B. Emancipate C. Insuperable D. Flamboyant E. Vagabond 16. My brother’s team is ______________ in basketball. They win all the time! 17. You shouldn’t wear this ______________shirt to school. It is too showy! 18. Josh was hoping that someone would ____him from the horrors of in-house suspension. 19. After I spent my entire bank account on the new bike I found myself 20. My uncle is such a ____________________! He never settles down in one place. .