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Monday, February 27, 2012

Vocabulary Quiz - 108 (Vocabulary Improvement)

1. Bristling
[A]Seller
[B]Rising Like Bristles; Showing Irritation
[C]Burning; Sarcastically Biting
[D]Guarantee; Assurance By Seller



2. Caliber
[A]Coward
[B]Method Or System Of Government
[C]Ability; Capacity
[D]Concise; Abrupt; Pithy



3. Caption
[A]Quarrelsome
[B]Severe Disapproval
[C]Title; Chapter Heading; Text Under Illustration
[D]Intermarriage Between Races



4. Catechism
[A]Agreeable; Lovable
[B]Extremely Demanding
[C]Done At Night
[D]Book Of Religious Instruction; Instruction By Question And Answer



5. Ceremonious
[A]Noble; Aristocratic
[B]Marked By Formality
[C]Languor; Weariness
[D]Secret; Mysterious



6. Chide
[A]Delay; Dawdle
[B]Self-Governing
[C]Hint; Imply
[D]Scold



7. Cleft
[A]Shed Or Cast Off Hair Of Feathers
[B]Study Of Artifacts And Relics Of Early Mankind
[C]Split
[D]Resentment; Anger; Sense Of Injury Or Insult



8. Cognomen
[A]Lying On Back
[B]Irritation; Resentment
[C]Family Name
[D]Enclose; Place In Something



9. Constituent
[A]Procession; Parade
[B]Supporter
[C]Parti-Colored; Mixed
[D]Government By A Few



10. Controvert
[A]Living As The Same Time As; Contemporary
[B]Violation Of A Thrust
[C]Oppose With Arguments; Contradict
[D]Rearing Up On Hind Legs; Unrestrained



11. Countermand
[A]Tact; Poise; Sophistication
[B]Cancel; Revoke
[C]Biting; Sarcastic; Stinging
[D]Stone Coffin, Often Highly Decorated



12. Crotchety
[A]Charlatan; Impostor
[B]Infection
[C]Eccentric; Whimsical
[D]Horrified



13. Daub
[A]Devilish
[B]Banish To The Country; Dwell In The Country
[C]Medley; Miscellany
[D]Smear (As With Paint)



14. Decoy
[A]Iridescent
[B]Limits; Independent Variable
[C]Last Stop Of Railroad
[D]Lure Or Bail



15. Delete
[A]Final; Not Susceptible To Further Analysis
[B]Skillful
[C]Gold And Silver In The Form Of Bars
[D]Erase; Strike Out



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