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1.  The general had to respect the ___________ spirit of his old enemies; they would not give up.
A. iniquitous
B. indomitable
C. stringent
D. spurious

2.  The coach's ___________ voice could be heard over all the other noise in the gymnasium.
A. strident
B. mellifluous
C. ingratiating
D. sanguine

3.  The lab technicians went through the titration process with __________ care.
A. mordant
B. vestigial
C. ribald
D. sedulous

4.  She got really tired of looking after the ____________ affairs of the farm.
A. motley
B. mundane
C. irascible
D. felicitous

5.  When Tarzan returned to civilization, people worried about his sometimes ___________ behavior.
A. fervent
B. culpable
C. feral
D. pedantic

6.  The diplomat's ______________ demands caused him to be less than welcome at most restaurants.
A. peremptory
B. arcane
C. frugal
D. pragmatic

7.  The artist's ____________ landscapes included gentle hills and streams, shepherds and flocks of sheep.
A. ravenous
B. pejorative
C. odious
D. pastoral

8.  The jackass is known for its stubborn, ___________ refusals to respond to commands.
A. latent
B. recalcitrant
C. turgid
D. salubrious

9.  Even the most uptight scholar delights in the _________ , coarse jokes in Chaucer's "The Miller's Tale."
A. ribald
B. serendipitous
C. egregious
D. gullible

10.  The French monarchy was renowned for its __________ disregard for the common people.
A. solicitous
B. litigious
C. egregious
D. bodacious

11.  Charles's tastes in music were __________ . He had recordings of classical, jazz, rock-and-roll, and heavy metal performers.
A. officious
B. ubiquitous
C. histrionic
D. eclectic

12.  The professor's lecture was simply ________, and the students actually began to laugh.
A. inane
B. ascetic
C. affluent
D. sedulous

13.  He left his family, and I knew that he would someday ________ the day.
A. obliterate
B. rue
C. ossify
D. augment

14.  The nerves in our fingertips are wonderfully sensitive to __________ sensations.
A. insipid
B. tacit
C. idyllic
D. tactile

15.  Rinaldo was an _________ smoker and could not break the habit even when he was diagnosed with emphysema.
A. indolent
B. inveterate
C. dubious
D. brusque

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