English Vocab Test - April 22, 2015

xisawidu's version from 2015-04-23 02:17


Question Answer
denseclosely compacted in substance.
alludesuggest or call attention to indirectly; hint at.
poignantevoking a keen sense of sadness or regret.
ostentaciouscharacterized by vulgar or pretentious display.
ghastlycausing great horror or fear; frightful.
lethargya lack of energy and enthusiasm.
paradoxa seemingly absurd or self-contradictory statement or proposition that when investigated or explained may prove to be well founded or true.
equilibriuma state in which opposing forces or influences are balanced.
uncannystrange or mysterious, especially in an unsettling way.
volatileeasily evaporated at normal temperatures; explosive.
tenaciousnot easily pulled or taken apart.
barometeran instrument measuring atmospheric pressure, used especially in forecasting the weather and determining altitude.
motivateprovide someone with a motive for doing something.
extensivecovering or affecting a large area.
enhanceintensify, increase, or further improve the quality, value, or extent of.