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Monday, January 16, 2012

Vocabulary Quiz - 80

1. Avarice
[A]Room To Move; Margin
[B]Flowering
[C]Greediness For Wealth
[D]Throw Overboard



2. Awe
[A]Think Over
[B]Having Many Talents; Capable Of Working In Many Fields
[C]Examination Of Accounts
[D]Solemn Wonder



3. Bacchanalian
[A]Thicken; Congeal; Clot
[B]Rural
[C]Cancel; Put An End To
[D]Drunken



4. Banal
[A]Superintendent; Manager
[B]Tasteless; Dull
[C]Hackneyed; Commonplace; Trite
[D]Supposed



5. Barb
[A]Metal-Bearing Vein
[B]Sharp Projection From Fishhook, Etc.
[C]Reprove Severely
[D]Opening; Break



6. Barter
[A]Rebel; Nonconformist
[B]Gradual Wearing Down
[C]Expurgate
[D]Trader



7. Bedraggle
[A]Curved; Hooked
[B]Gift Giver; Patron
[C]Wet Thoroughly
[D]Speaking Several Languages



8. Behemoth
[A]Immature; Shallow
[B]Dedicate; Sanctify
[C]Huge Creature; Monstrous Animal
[D]Looking Back On The Past



9. Bemused
[A]Something Preceding In Time Which May Be Used As An Authority Or Guide For Future Decision
[B]Conclusion
[C]Confused; Lost In Thought; Preoccupied
[D]Comprehend; Investigate



10. Benevolent
[A]Cut The Top Off
[B]Unfriendly; Hostile
[C]Generous; Charitable
[D]Unconscious; Unreasonable



11. Bent
[A]Place Where A River Can Be Crossed On Foot
[B]Natural Talent Or Inclination
[C]Displaying Ostentatious Or Hypocritical Devoutness
[D]Supplement To The Body Of A Will



12. Betroth
[A]Spread Throughout; Permeating
[B]Random; By Chance
[C]Become Engaged To Marry
[D]Too Particular; Fussy



13. Biennial
[A]Incapable Of Being Pacified
[B]Stealing
[C]Conquer; Bring Under Control
[D]Every Two Years



14. Blase
[A]To Direct Speech To; Deal With Or Discuss
[B]Generous Gift
[C]Reflection; Thought
[D]Bored With Pleasure Or Dissipation



15. Blithe
[A]Trick; Practical Joke
[B]Public Records; Place Where Public Records Are Kep
[C]Gay; Joyous
[D]Shrewd; Thrifty



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