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Monday, December 19, 2011

Vocabulary Quiz - 56

1. Blighted
[A]Combining Parts Into A Whole
[B]Soothe
[C]Dexterity
[D]Suffering For A Disease; Destroyed



2. Bolster
[A]Cut Away; Cut Out
[B]Averse; Reluctant
[C]Support; Prop Up
[D]Sour; Peevish



3. Bourgeois
[A]Associate With
[B]Various; Several
[C]Carelessness
[D]Middle Class



4. Bravado
[A]Courage; Spirit
[B]Swagger; Assumed Air Of Defiance
[C]Not Spacious
[D]Ghost; Phantom



5. Brocade
[A]Repetition
[B]Pertaining To Outer Space
[C]Rich, Figured Fabric
[D]Not Native; Strange



6. Bucolic
[A]Deprived Of; Lacking
[B]Not Repentant
[C]Rustic; Pastoral
[D]Higher Mental Powers



7. Burly
[A]Comment; Make Explanatory Notes
[B]Husky; Muscular
[C]Prevailing Among A Specific Group Of People Or In A Specific Area Or Country
[D]Broadly Sympathetic; Liberal



8. Cajole
[A]Open For The Public To Read; Obvious
[B]Coax; Wheedle
[C]Pertaining To Country People; Uncouth
[D]Premonition Of Evil



9. Candor
[A]Prankish; Gay
[B]Frugality; Thrift; Agriculture
[C]Frankness
[D]Foolish; Inane



10. Cantankerous
[A]Lukewarm
[B]Ill Humored; Irritable
[C]Pious
[D]Long Life



11. Captious
[A]Wrap Around; Bandage
[B]Cunning; Artful
[C]New Or Newly Coined Word Or Phrase
[D]Faultfinding



12. Careen
[A]The Art Of Versification
[B]Lurch; Sway From Side To Side
[C]Deliverance From A Charge
[D]Praise



13. Carousal
[A]Secret
[B]Approve; Ratify
[C]Fern Leaf; Palm Or Banana Leaf
[D]Drunken Revelry



14. Catalyst
[A]Theme
[B]Story Set In Music, To Be Sung By A Chorus
[C]Purely Spiritual; Theoretical; Without Sensual Desire
[D]Agent Which Brings About A Chemical Change While It Remains Unaffected And Unchanged



15. Categorical
[A]Combine; Fuse
[B]Unrestrained; Excessive
[C]Acting Without Dialogue
[D]Without Exceptions; Unqualified; Absolute



16. Cede
[A]Infamy; Vilification
[B]Person Convicted Of Grave Crime
[C]Transfer; Yield Title To
[D]Animals Of Period Or Region



17. Censorious
[A]Study Of Birds
[B]Person Of Prominence Or Influence
[C]Critical
[D]Move Faster



18. Centripetal
[A]Act Of Finding Oneself In Society
[B]Tax Of One-Tenth
[C]Tending Toward The Center
[D]Minor Fight



19. Chagrin
[A]Security From Being Destroyed; Corrupted Or Profaned
[B]Waste
[C]Vexation; Disappointment
[D]Tunnels In Which Rabbits Live; Crowded Conditions In Which People Live



20. Charisma
[A]Style Of Cooking
[B]Pine Tree; Cone-Bearing Tree
[C]Stitches Sewn To Hold The Cut Edges Of A Wound Or Incision; Material Used In Sewing
[D]Divine Gift; Great Popular Charm Or Appeal Of A Political Leader



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