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Saturday, March 31, 2012

Know how to improve vocabulary by Vocab Resources(Vocabulary Quiz - 131)

1. Slake
[A]Festive; Gay; Characterized By Joviality
[B]Quench; Sate
[C]Cheat; Hoodwink; Swindle
[D]Combative; Bellicose



2. Somber
[A]Crash; Rush
[B]Casual; Hastily Done
[C]Various; Several
[D]Gloomy; Depressing



3. Sporadic
[A]Custom, Habitual Procedure
[B]One Who Feigns Illness To Escape Duty
[C]Brief And To The Point
[D]Occurring Irregularly



4. Stellar
[A]Measure Of Temperature Used Widely In Europe
[B]Decorate
[C]Pertaining To The Stars
[D]To Arrange (Laws, Rules) As A Code; Classify



5. Subaltern
[A]Bankrupt; Lacking Money To Pay
[B]Assign
[C]Bundle Of Stalks Of Grain; Any Bundle Of Things Tied Together
[D]Subordinate



6. Suffuse
[A]Muddy; Having The Sediment Disturbed
[B]Inform
[C]Spread Over
[D]Extremely Small



7. Surreptitious
[A]Jargon Of Thieves; Pious Phraseology
[B]Varied; Greatly Diversified
[C]Secret
[D]Shrink Back; Flinch



8. Talisman
[A]Restrain From Eating Or Drinking
[B]Cause; Produce
[C]Charm
[D]Separate; Unconnected



9. Temporal
[A]Flair; Flamboyance
[B]Not Lasting Forever; Limited By Time; Secular
[C]Original Work Used As A Model By Others
[D]Skillful



10. Threnody
[A]Movable; Not Fixed
[B]Agreeable; Gracious; Engaging
[C]Winding; Twisting
[D]Song Of Lamentation; Dirge



11. Tortilla
[A]Swamp Gas; Odor Of Decaying Matter
[B]Flat Cake Made Of Cornmeal, Etc.
[C]Wasting Away
[D]Preoccupation With Physical Comforts And Things



12. Treatise
[A]Rival; Imitate
[B]Article Treating A Subject Systematically And Thoroughly
[C]Bitterness Of Speech And Temper
[D]Scatter



13. Ultimate
[A]Rearing Up On Hind Legs; Unrestrained
[B]Final; Not Susceptible To Further Analysis
[C]Peak
[D]Verify; Support



14. Verbalize
[A]Split
[B]To Put Into Words
[C]Reproduce; Duplicate
[D]State Of Collapse Caused By Illness Or Old Age



15. Vilify
[A]Bored With Pleasure Or Dissipation
[B]Slander
[C]Impressionable; Easily Influenced; Having Little Resistance, As To A Disease
[D]Endless



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