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Sunday, November 27, 2011

Vocabulary Quiz - 37

1. Definitive
[A]Created By Statute Or Legislative Action
[B]Glance Coquettishly At; Make Eyes At
[C]Final; Compete
[D]Yield; Give In; Die



2. Degraded
[A]Calm; Pacify
[B]Lowered In Rank; Debased
[C]Affectedly Dainty
[D]Mischievous; Humorous; Tricky



3. Delineate
[A]Move Troops So That The Battle Line Is Extended At The Expense Of Depth
[B]Portray
[C]Thousand-Year Period
[D]Name; Title



4. Demagogue
[A]Mass For The Dead; Dirge
[B]Person Who Appeals To People'S Prejudice
[C]Crown
[D]Agreeable; Pleasing To The Taste



5. Demotic
[A]Arranged By Degrees (Of Height, Difficulty, Etc.)
[B]Increase; Grow
[C]Sweltering
[D]Pertaining To The People



6. Denounce
[A]Destruction By Fire
[B]Frugality; Thrift; Agriculture
[C]Condemn; Criticize
[D]Aggressive; Savage



7. Depravity
[A]Moved Gently By Wind Or Waves
[B]Heavenly
[C]Notoriously Bad
[D]Corruption; Wickedness



8. Derision
[A]Showing Excitement; Overflowing With Enthusiasm
[B]Harmful
[C]Honor; Tribute
[D]Ridicule



9. Desiccate
[A]Ridicule
[B]Dry Up
[C]Rule Over Tyrannically
[D]Harass; Tease



10. Destitute
[A]Government Under A Single Ruler
[B]Too Particular; Fussy
[C]Confuse; Upset; Embarrass
[D]Extremely Poor



11. Detrimental
[A]Throw Overboard
[B]Clothing
[C]Harmful; Damaging
[D]Act Of Driving Back; Distaste



12. Dexterous
[A]Practical Rule Guiding Conduct
[B]Person With An Insane Desire To Set Things On Fire
[C]Skillful
[D]Thicken; Congeal; Clot



13. Dictum
[A]Exceed
[B]Authoritative And Weighty Statement
[C]Art Of Dancing
[D]Exhausting



14. Dilatory
[A]Scold
[B]Open For The Public To Read; Obvious
[C]Drunken Revelry
[D]Delaying



15. Dint
[A]Comic Misuse Of A Word
[B]Pithy Maxim
[C]Means; Effort
[D]One Who Abandons His Religious Faith Or Political Beliefs



16. Disconcert
[A]Penitent
[B]Wealth
[C]Science Of Law
[D]Confuse; Upset; Embarrass



17. Discrete
[A]Pertaining To Disease
[B]Meat-Eating
[C]Stir Up; Disturb
[D]Separate; Unconnected



18. Dishearten
[A]Not Identical On Both Sides Of A Dividing Central Line
[B]Discourage; Cause To Lose Courage Or Hope
[C]Oily; Fatty
[D]Disgustingly Excessive



19. Dismantle
[A]Heavy; Hard To Manage
[B]Inscription In Memory Of A Dead Person
[C]Region Near Heaven Or Hell Where Certain Souls Are Kept; A Prison [Slang]
[D]Take Apart



20. Dispatch
[A]Easily Nauseated; Squeamish
[B]Block; Obstacle
[C]Purgative
[D]Speediness; Prompt Execution; Message Sent With All Due Speed



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