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Saturday, January 21, 2012

Vocabulary Quiz - 84

1. Deadlock
[A]Put In Order
[B]Standstill; Stalemate
[C]Inlaid; Mosaic
[D]Expressing A Low Opinion



2. Decadence
[A]Talkative
[B]Decay
[C]Twisted; With A Humorous Twist
[D]Someone Who Can Make His Or Her Voice Seem To Come From Another Person Or Thing



3. Decimate
[A]Pastoral Song
[B]Kill, Usually One Out Of Ten
[C]Enclose; Surround
[D]Dismay; Shock



4. Decorous
[A]Parchment
[B]Fiendish
[C]Corpse
[D]Proper



5. Deference
[A]Blacken
[B]Scold
[C]Unable To Compromise About Points Of Doctrine; Dogmatic; Unyielding
[D]Courteous Regard For Another'S Wish



6. Defray
[A]Take Apart
[B]Detest; Hate
[C]Deputize; Pass To Others
[D]Pay Costs For



7. Deliberate
[A]Violation
[B]Large City
[C]Consider; Ponder
[D]Enrage; Infuriate



8. Delusion
[A]Able To Be Touched; Real; Palpable
[B]False Belief; Hallucination
[C]Right Granted By Authority
[D]Person Unduly Worried About His Health; Worrier Without Cause About Illness



9. Demeanor
[A]Slender Tower Attached To A Mosque
[B]Scornful Remarks; Stinging Rebuke
[C]Confused Uproar
[D]Behavior; Bearing



10. Denotation
[A]Food
[B]The Intelligent And Educated Classes [Often Used Derogatory]
[C]Standard Used In Judging
[D]Meaning; Distinguishing By Name



11. Deplore
[A]Very Bad
[B]Regret; Disapprove Of
[C]Confuse; Muddle
[D]Unreal Reflection; Optical Illusion



12. Deride
[A]Roman Army Officer
[B]Soaked; Dull, As If From Drink
[C]Scoff At
[D]Agreement



13. Descant
[A]Charming; Attractive
[B]Favorable; Kindly
[C]Discuss Fully
[D]Calm; Not Easily Disturbed



14. Despicable
[A]Pretend
[B]Messenger
[C]Obscure; Puzzling
[D]Contemptible



15. Detonation
[A]Infinite
[B]Catch Sight Of
[C]Explosion
[D]Digressing; Rambling



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