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Friday, January 20, 2012

Vocabulary Quiz - 83

1. Consistency
[A]Clowning
[B]Absence Of Contradictions; Dependability; Uniformity
[C]Make Whole; Combine; Make Into One Unit
[D]Essential; Pertaining To The Substance



2. Conspicuous
[A]Fit For Plowing
[B]Relating To Space
[C]Easily Seen; Noticeable; Striking
[D]Confirm



3. Contend
[A]Think Over
[B]Struggle; Compete; Assert Earnestly
[C]Hatch; Scheme
[D]Overstock; Fill To Excess



4. Continence
[A]Higher Mental Powers
[B]Theoretical; Not Concrete; Nonrepresentational
[C]Self-Restraint; Sexual Chastity
[D]Tube In Which Patterns Made By The Reflection In Mirrors Of Colored Pieces Of Glass, Etc. Produce Interesting Symmetrical Effects



5. Contravene
[A]Having The Odor Of A Musk
[B]Mercy Killing
[C]Contradict; Infringe On
[D]Tube In Which Patterns Made By The Reflection In Mirrors Of Colored Pieces Of Glass, Etc. Produce Interesting Symmetrical Effects



6. Convoluted
[A]Calm; Pacify
[B]Coiled Around
[C]Pretend; Conceal By Feigning
[D]Hater Of Women



7. Corroborate
[A]Mutual; Exchangeable; Interacting
[B]Boisterous Merrymaking
[C]To Wind Or Turn In Its Course
[D]Confirm



8. Countenance
[A]Light-Hearted; Dizzy
[B]Approve; Tolerate
[C]Person With An Insane Desire To Set Things On Fire
[D]Something Preceding In Time Which May Be Used As An Authority Or Guide For Future Decision



9. Courier
[A]Occupy Fully
[B]Messenger
[C]Excessively Careful
[D]Ill Will; Hatred



10. Credence
[A]Unique; Extraordinary; Odd
[B]Art Of Debate
[C]Measure; Distribute
[D]Belief



11. Crescendo
[A]Confuse
[B]Being The First Of Its Kind In A Region; Primitive; Native
[C]Horrible
[D]Increase In The Volume Or Intensity As In A Musical Passage; Climax



12. Cubicle
[A]Variety; Dissimilitude
[B]Procession; Parade
[C]Stimulate By Shock; Stir Up
[D]Small Chamber Used For Sleeping



13. Culpable
[A]Rubbing Away; Tending To Grind Down
[B]Colored Band Produced When Beam Of Light Passes Through A Prism
[C]Insightful; Aware; Wise
[D]Deserving Blame



14. Curmudgeon
[A]Split
[B]Charm; Talisman
[C]Shrink Back, As If In Fear
[D]Churlish, Miserly Individual



15. Dastard
[A]Trunk Of Statue With Head And Limbs Missing; Human Trunk
[B]Coward
[C]Gloomy; Depressing
[D]Flowering



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