#TOEFL: Vocabulary exercise

Guys, ayo belajar vocabulary untuk persiapan TOEFL. Berikut ini beberapa kalimat dengan kata-kata yang ada di dalam tanda kurung. Pilih jawaban yang merupakan sinonim dari kata-kata di dalam  tersebut. Let’s start!

1. A rich kid was (abducted) yesterday. 
Rescued
Kidnapped
Killed
Betrayed 
2. What is the use of such a (barren) discussion. 
Arable
Verdant
Unfruitful
Fertile
3. The major (catalyst) in the English-language explosion was war. 
Stimulus
Catalog 
Castle
Catacomb
4. The actress’ (debut) on the stage was a success. 
First public performance
Acting 
Farewell party
Deceit
5. The vivacious little girl is like an (elf)
Apparition
Hobgoblin
Demon
Fairy
6. So much of life is merely a (farce)
Tragedy
Comedy
Mockery
Drama 
7. The fish in the dish was (garnished) with slices of lemon. 
Decorated
Diminished
Garnered
Garbled
8. She used to (harass) her husband by her continual demands for fine attire.
Entreat
Plead
Ask
Annoy; plague
9. The armistice brought an (immense) relief to the people.
Little
Unworthy
Enormous
Temporary
10. Don’t (joggle) me while I am writing.  
Haul
Hurl
Jerk
Shake slightly
11. The teacher gave the naughty boy a rap over the (knuckles)
Knells
Knockouts
Havoc
Joints around fingers
12. His (latent) talent was discovered by accident. 
Patent
Dynamic
Operative
Dormant
13. Do you believe that human nature is (malevolent)
Benevolent
Benign
Kind
Vicious
14. Inwara stuttering is the worst form of (nemesis). 
Reward
Just punishment
Meekness
Mystique
15. The patient was (obsessed) by the fear of operation.  
Detached
observed
Unconcerned
Preoccupied

 

Compiled and written by  for  on Monday, June 27, 2011

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