English Vocab Test - May 1, 2015

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Question Answer
irrationalnot logical or reasonable.
superfluousunnecessary; being more than enough.
precedentan earlier event or action that is regarded as an example or guide to be considered in subsequent similar circumstances.
focusthe center of interest or activity.
cynica person who believes that people are motivated purely by self-interest rather than acting for honorable or unselfish reasons.
destitutewithout the basic necessities of life.
ambiguousunclear or inexact because a choice between alternatives has not been made.
indolenceavoidance of activity or exertion; laziness.
enlightengive someone greater knowledge and understanding about a subject or situation.
liabilitythe state of being responsible for something, especially by law.
inepthaving or showing no skill; clumsy.
immobilizeprevent something or someone from moving or operating as normal.
acquisitionan asset or object bought or obtained.
uncouthlacking good manners, refinement, or grace.
volumea book forming part of a work or series.