Reading Skills Handbook
Practice Quiz #2 for vocabulary from pages 410-514.
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  1. paralysis of the body due to injury or disease in the spinal cord...
    repertoire quadriplegic prognosis claustrophobia

  2. prediction of the course of an illness...
    repertoire quadriplegic prognosis claustrophobia

  3. selections of songs, poems, etc. to be performed...
    repertoire quadriplegic prognosis claustrophobia

  4. fear of small enclosed places....
    repertoire quadriplegic prognosis claustrophobia

  5. an expression which summarizes a belief...
    newsworthy unarticulated motto penny press

  6. not clearly or directly stated...
    newsworthy unarticulated motto penny press

  7. sensationalist newspapers of the 19th century American cities...
    newsworthy unarticulated motto penny press

  8. worth writing about in the mass media...
    newsworthy unarticulated motto penny press

  9. married to one person at a time...
    bigamy polygamy polyandry monogamy

  10. having many marriage partners...
    bigamy polygamy polyandry monogamy

  11. the illegal practice of conracting marriage to two or more people...
    bigamy polygamy polyandry monogamy

  12. a woman has many husbands...
    bigamy polygamy polyandry monogamy

  13. in a manner unaffected by joy or pain..
    repressed kowtow stern stoically

  14. severe in appearance, inflexible...
    repressed kowtow stern stoically

  15. to bend low to show respect...
    repressed kowtow stern stoically

  16. held back; secret...
    repressed kowtow stern stoically

  17. sentimental; corny...
    ambivalence pathetic hokey stagnation

  18. conflicting, often opposing or mixed feelings...
    ambivalence pathetic hokey stagnation

  19. arousing pity or sorrow...
    ambivalence pathetic hokey stagnation

  20. staying inactive;failing to change or develop...
    ambivalence pathetic hokey stagnation

  21. the boss or important chief...
    giddy ludicrous strut kingpin notoriety

  22. lightheaded...
    giddy ludicrous strut kingpin notoriety

  23. to walk proudly...
    giddy ludicrous strut kingpin notoriety

  24. absurd...
    giddy ludicrous strut kingpin notoriety

  25. famous in an unfavorable way...
    giddy ludicrous strut kingpin notoriety


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