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Wednesday, January 25, 2012

Vocabulary Quiz - 87

1. Entomology
[A]Hackneyed; Commonplace; Trite
[B]Bloody
[C]Study Of Insects
[D]Questionable Medicine



2. Enumerate
[A]Relating To Races
[B]Scope
[C]List; Mention One By One
[D]Disown; Disavow



3. Epic
[A]Misleading
[B]Long Heroic Poem Or Similar Work Of Art
[C]Curse
[D]Black Magic; Dealings With The Dead



4. Equanimity
[A]Effort; Expenditure Of Much Physical Work
[B]Solemn Wonder
[C]Brief; Terse; Compact
[D]Calmness Of Temperament



5. Escapade
[A]Treacherous Plot
[B]Prank; Flighty Conduct
[C]Crucial; Key; Vital
[D]Violation Of Law; Sin



6. Esteem
[A]Consider; Ponder
[B]Indisputable
[C]Respect; Value; Judge
[D]Yielding; Timid



7. Etymology
[A]Trader
[B]Lukewarm
[C]Agreeable; Lovable
[D]Study Of Word Parts



8. Exacerbate
[A]Measure Of Temperature Used Widely In Europe
[B]Rider On Horseback
[C]Worsen; Embitter
[D]Connoisseur Of Food And Drink



9. Excise
[A]Acquit; Exculpate
[B]Cut Away; Cut Out
[C]One Who Fits Glasses To Remedy Visual Defects
[D]Gallop Softly



10. Exhort
[A]Command; Arrange; Consecrate
[B]Soothing Application Applied To Sore And Inflamed Portions Of The Body
[C]Urge
[D]Overcome



11. Exorbitant
[A]Path Taken By A Projectile
[B]Cheerful Promptness
[C]Excessive
[D]Increase Or Intensify



12. Expedient
[A]List Of Works Of Music, Drama, Etc., A Performer Is Prepared To Present
[B]Inborn
[C]Specialized Knowledge; Expert Skill
[D]Suitable; Practical; Politic



13. Expurgate
[A]Walking About; Moving
[B]Animal Or Plant Living On Another; Toady; Sycophant
[C]Scrupulous; Careful
[D]Clean; Remove Offensive Parts Of A Book



14. Extort
[A]Small Speck
[B]Supply; Allotted Demand; Assigned Portion Of Work
[C]Wring From; Get Money By Threats, Etc.
[D]Formidable; Causing Fear



15. Fabricate
[A]Drink In
[B]Greediness For Wealth
[C]Build; Lie
[D]Study Of Fish



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