Tuesday, December 6, 2011

Vocabulary Quiz - 45

1. Metaphor
[A]Capture; Enslave
[D]Implied Comparison

2. Miasma
[B]Swamp Gas; Odor Of Decaying Matter
[C]Gentle Breeze; West Wind
[D]Related To Monks

3. Militate
[A]Fit Or Attack Of Pain, Laughter, Rage
[B]Go Backwards; Degenerate, Instead Of Advancing
[D]Work Against

4. Minute
[A]Respect; Value; Judge
[B]Recede; Lessen
[C]Extremely Small
[D]Formal Discussion; Conversation

5. Misapprehenison
[A]Extremely Hungry
[B]Error; Misunderstanding
[C]Pertaining To The People
[D]Victim; Object Of A Hunt

6. Miserly
[A]Withdraw; Take Back
[B]Cut Away; Cut Out
[C]Stingy; Mean
[D]One Who Has More Than One Spouse At A Time

7. Missive
[A]Ornate; Highly Decorated
[C]Related To Marriage

8. Momentous
[B]Slope; Inclined Plane
[C]Light; Heavenly; Fine
[D]Very Important

9. Monotony
[B]Sameness Leading To Boredom
[C]Earthwork Or Other Strong Defense
[D]Freedom From Punishment

10. Mordant
[B]Biting; Sarcastic; Stinging
[C]Deification; Glorification
[D]Tolling Of A Bell At A Funeral; Sound Of The Funeral Bell

11. Motif
[B]Gruesome; Grisly
[D]Destroy Completely

12. Multifarious
[A]Prankish; Gay
[B]Varied; Greatly Diversified
[C]Of The Same Kind
[D]Long, Eventful Journey

13. Muse
[A]Rubbing Away; Tending To Grind Down
[C]Teacher Of Philosophy; Quibbler; Employer Of Fallacious Reasoning

14. Mutinous
[A]Expel; Drive Out
[B]Exile; Someone Who Has Withdrawn From His Native Land
[C]Unruly; Rebellious
[D]Curry Favor; Act In An Obsequious Way

15. Natal
[A]Vague Statement
[B]Pertaining To Birth
[C]Fits Of Depression Or Gloom

16. Negation
[A]Powerful Person
[B]Bog; Marsh
[D]Secondary Or Minor Occupation

17. Nettle
[A]Swollen Or Puffed As With Water Or Air
[B]Annoy; Vex
[C]Overseer Of Morals; Person Who Reads To Eliminate Inappropriate Remarks
[D]Model; Example; Pattern

18. Nihilism
[B]Denial Of Traditional Values; Absolute Skepticism

19. Nonchalance
[A]Porous; Allowing Passage Through
[B]Indifference; Lack Of Interest
[C]Father, Produce; Give Raise To
[D]Pithy, Compact Saying

20. Novelty
[C]Something New; Newness
[D]Person Under Protection And Support Of A Patron