The president of the company felt so despondent over its bankruptcy that he went into a deep depression.
|B)||surprised and delighted|
|C)||sad and hopeless|
|D)||exhausted and weary|
My father is despotic. I never get my way! There's no arguing with him because whatever he says, goes.
|A)||behaving like a ruler with absolute power|
|B)||cruel, hurtful, and abusive|
|C)||behaving in a loud, angry manner|
|D)||open to other people's opinions|
The French ambassador is extremely suave, by which I mean that he has ability to handle any social situation graciously.
|A)||able to speak more than one language|
|D)||agreeably smooth and courteous|
My brother is absolutely tenacious. For example, when he sets a goal for himself, he doesn't let anything stop him from achieving it.
|A)||silly and unreasonable|
|B)||stubborn; refusing to give up|
|C)||well-liked by others|
|D)||always seeking help from others|
Their teammate proved so unreliable--undependable--that they never knew whether he would show up for practice.
The aging actor is fastidious about her appearance: her clothes are beautifully tailored, her hair and make-up are flawless, and she is always perfectly groomed.
|B)||unable to take care of|
|C)||having a sense of humor about|
|D)||extremely careful about|
Paul is very macho: he loves contact sports, fast cars, and war movies. In contrast, his twin bother, Saul, enjoys chess, hiking, and astronomy.
|A)||having an exaggerated sense of masculinity|
|B)||being competitive with one's brother or sister|
|C)||insecure; lacking confidence|
|D)||having a cheerful nature|
The ballet dancer so lithe that she seemed to glide across the stage.
|A)||difficult to work with|
|C)||displaying effortless grace|
|D)||having a snobbish or arrogant attitude|
South African leader Nelson Mandela is a magnanimous man who is respected worldwide for his courageous, lifelong effort on behalf of human rights.
|B)||noble in mind and heart|
|D)||bitter and angry|
The captain of the pep squad is vivacious when she performs, but the rest of the time she is calm and low-key.
|B)||relaxed and easygoing|