Test Your Vocabulary – Quiz #18

DEMEAN

Don't demean him

Demean means humiliate.

The school bully tried to demean the poor girl by making fun of her used clothes on social media.

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CONDUCIVE

That behavior isn't conducive

Conducive means beneficial.

Your negative attitude is not conducive to a good relationship.

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ALLOT

Allot it to them

Allot means provide.

Since there is only a small cake, my mother will allot each of us a small slice.

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REVILE

He continues to revile him

Revile means insult.

To the candidate, it came as no surprise that his political rival would revile him in front of the press.

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NAZISM

We do not support Nazism

Nazism means Nazi ideals.

World War II is the prominent time in world history where Nazism predominantly took place.

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DUE PROCESS

He is entitled to due process

Due process means fair trial.

All criminal are supposed to be entitled to due process.

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COLLATERAL

We'll need collateral

Collateral is insurance.

Jake used his car title as collateral for a loan.

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DIASPORA

The diaspora was sudden

Diaspora means migration.

The African diaspora in the Americas was due, in part, to slavery.

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Pedestrian

That is far too pedestrian

Pedestrian means common.

A large number of people fell asleep during the pedestrian play.

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SADISTIC

She is awfully sadistic

Sadistic means cruel.

Doris feared being kidnapped by a sadistic maniac.

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