3.Some disappointing global data and mixed domestic economic reports created uneasiness among traders, even as the averages _____ held on to their beliefs.
(A) inadvertently (B) tenaciously (C)expeditiously (D) superciliously
4.Possession of wealth that was not _____ with one's earnings has been criminalized under the new proposed law in an effort to promote transparency.
(A) superfluous (B) corporeal (C) recalcitrant (D) commensurate
9.When genetic engineering began in the 1970s, there was a(n) ________, and sometimes acrimonious, debate among scientists themselves about its dangers.
(A) contumacious (B) equable (C) execrable (D) contentious
14.Small island nations in the Pacific and Caribbean, whose lands are often merely centimeters above sea level, are threatened with _____ by rising seas.
(A) inundation (B) confluence (C) amphibian (D) innuendo