Test Your Vocabulary โ€“ Quiz #17

TRANSCRIBED

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Transcribed means transformed.

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EMIT

Emit this sound

Emit means send.

Dolphins emit bursts of sound to communicate and to locate objects.

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ANNEX

We could use another annex

Annex is a extension.

Once the annex is built, we will move the Asian artifacts to that section of the building.

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TURMOIL

The city is in turmoil

Turmoil means disorder.

The turmoil after the war led to the formation of rival groups who all wanted to run the small country.

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ENCUMBRANCE

This encumbrance is great

Encumbrance means weight.

If it werenโ€™t for the encumbrance of procrastination, I would be a productivity machine.

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ONUS

This is your onus

Onus means responsibility.

As your mother, it is my onus to prepare you for a successful future.

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ACCOMMODATE

Do not accommodate him

Accommodate means oblige.

To accommodate customers with late work schedules, the store is extending its hours.

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INTERDEPENDENCE

He frowns on interdependence

Interdependence is relying on each other.

In our small town, there is a sense of interdependence.

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OSTENSIBLY

He Ostensibly prepared to leave

Ostensibly means apparently.

Ostensibly, the celebrity seemed to be hiding from photographers by wearing a disguise.

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RESIGNATION

His resignation is clear

Resignation means defeat.

Realizing he would not be selected, he bowed his head in resignation and returned home.

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