Friday, December 23, 2011

Vocabulary Quiz - 58

1. Craven
[A]Surmise; Guess
[B]Soothing Application Applied To Sore And Inflamed Portions Of The Body
[C]Charlatan; Impostor

2. Creed
[B]Advise Against
[C]System Of Religious Or Ethical Belief
[D]Main Body Of A Church

3. Cryptic
[A]Annoy; Vex
[B]Not Influenced By Emotions; Fair
[C]Report; Record (In Chronological Order)
[D]Mysterious; Puzzling; Secret

4. Culmination
[A]Seriousness; Gravity
[C]Interpret Incorrectly; Misjudge
[D]Attainment Of Highest Point

5. Cynical
[A]Talking To Oneself
[B]Not Frank; Eluding
[C]Pertaining To Be Virtuous; Deceiving
[D]Skeptical Or Distrustful Of Human Motives

6. Dappled
[A]Something Originally Of Little Value Or Importance That In Time Becomes Very Valuable
[B]Shove; Bump
[C]Predicament From Which There Is No Escape

7. Dawdle
[A]Records; History
[B]Loiter; Waste Time
[C]Renounce Upon Oath
[D]Not Native; Strange

8. Debutante
[A]Inscription In Memory Of A Dead Person
[B]Dismay; Shock
[C]Put Away From Consideration; Reject
[D]Young Woman Making Formal Entrance In Society

9. Deciduous
[A]Travel; Journey
[B]Falling Off As Of Leaves
[C]Generate Pus
[D]Smear (As With Paint)

10. Decry
[B]Wasting Away
[D]Bring Up; Feed; Educate

11. Defection
[B]Wishing Evil
[C]Destroy Completely

12. Defoliate
[A]Erase; Strike Out
[B]Vain About Dress And Appearance
[C]Destroy Leaves
[D]Differing; Deviating

13. Deleterious
[A]Withholding Belief; Skeptical
[B]Extremely Loud
[C]Supplicatory Prayer

14. Deluge
[A]Agitation; Commotion
[C]Flood; Rush

15. Demoniac
[B]Weighty; Unwieldy
[C]Insert Between

16. Denizen
[A]Thresh Grain By Hand; Strike Or Slap
[B]Inhabitant Of
[C]Humiliate; Punish To The Flesh
[D]Suggestion; Hint; Taste

17. Deplete
[A]Restrained; Self-Controlled
[B]Untidy; Careless In Work Habits
[C]Impartial; Not Supporting One Side Over Another
[D]Reduce; Exhaust

18. Derelict
[A]Call Forth
[B]Change Of Fortune

19. Derogatory
[A]Struggle; Compete; Assert Earnestly
[B]Scold; Rant
[C]Expressing A Low Opinion

20. Despot
[A]Dirty; Neglected; Poor
[B]Unskilled Laborer; Drudge
[C]Tyrant; Harsh, Authoritarian Ruler
[D]Hatch; Scheme