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Monday, November 7, 2011

Vocabulary Quiz - 21

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



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



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



4. incite
[A]lightness
[B]tax of one-tenth
[C]arouse to action
[D]discount



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
[A]expurgate
[B]uncorrectable
[C]put to rout; defeat; disconcert
[D]advance; improve



7. incur
[A]courteous
[B]behead
[C]clothing
[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
[D]permanent



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
[B]opposite
[C]unavoidable
[D]division; split



12. infernal
[A]thriftless
[B]heat-producing
[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
[A]mixture
[B]justify; authorize
[C]stir to anger; cause retaliation
[D]become poplar with



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



16. inordinate
[A]incipient; coming into being
[B]reluctant
[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
[D]agreement



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



20. interminable
[A]weaver
[B]endless
[C]split
[D]token reminder



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