Monday, November 7, 2011

Vocabulary Quiz - 21

1. inalienable
[A]expressing a low opinion
[C]seemingly reasonable but incorrect
[D]not to be taken away; nontransferable

2. incapacitate
[A]cleansing agent
[B]glance coquettishly at; make eyes at
[D]cold; cheerless

3. inception
[A]murder of a mother by a child
[B]start; beginning
[D]lose animation; lose strength

4. incite
[B]tax of one-tenth
[C]arouse to action

5. incommodious
[A]firm grasp or footing
[B]suggested or implied meaning of an expression
[C]lack of self-confidence or courage
[D]not spacious

6. incorrigible
[C]put to rout; defeat; disconcert
[D]advance; improve

7. incur
[D]bring upon oneself

8. indifferent
[A]humorous; jocular
[B]small metallic piece sewn to clothing for ornamentation
[C]yellowish; sickly in color
[D]unmoved; lacking concern

9. indissoluble
[A]excessive interest in one's self; belief that one should be interested in one's self rather than in others
[B]unfavorable; hostile
[C]support; act superior toward

10. inebriety
[A]those of gentle birth; refinement
[B]estimate value of
[C]habitual intoxication
[D]pay for services

11. inevitable
[A]malicious misrepresentation; slander
[D]division; split

12. infernal
[C]pertaining to hell; devilish
[D]reduce; exhaust

13. influx
[A]young woman making formal entrance in society
[B]act of assuming a human body and human nature
[C]study of prehistoric life
[D]flowing into

14. ingratiate
[B]justify; authorize
[C]stir to anger; cause retaliation
[D]become poplar with

15. injurious
[A]kill, usually one out of ten
[D]concise; abrupt; pithy

16. inordinate
[A]incipient; coming into being
[C]make friendly after quarrel; correct inconsistencies
[D]unrestrained; excessive

17. insipid
[A]pledge of good faith especially in betrothal
[B]rickety; falling apart
[C]soft tissue filling the bones
[D]tasteless; dull

18. insuperable
[A]body divided into ranks
[B]insurmountable; invincible
[C]scold strongly

19. intellect
[B]alter; modify
[C]higher mental powers
[D]ease pain; make less severe or offensive

20. interminable
[D]token reminder