Saturday, April 28, 2012

Vocabulary Quiz - 141

1. Analgesic
[A]Act As Judge
[B]Causing Insensitivity To Pain
[C]Please Intensely
[D]Fickle; Incalculable

2. Anthropoid
[A]Color; Aspect
[B]Joining; Associating With
[D]Causing Sadness, Compassion, Pity; Touching

3. Apothegm
[A]Bend The Knee As In Worship
[C]Pithy, Compact Saying
[D]Like An Emperor; Related To An Empire

4. Archipelago
[B]Group Of Closely Located Islands
[C]Hidden Sarcasm Or Satire; Use Of Words That Convey A Meaning Opposite To The Literal Meaning
[D]Brighten; Clear Up Or Make Understandable

5. August
[A]Increase; Grow
[C]Occurring Or Taking Place Within The Subject; Unreal
[D]Impressive; Majestic

6. Awry
[B]Incipient; Coming Into Being
[C]Freedom From Narrow Limitations
[D]Distorted; Crooked

7. Bask
[A]Lying; False
[B]Situated Beyond; Unstated
[C]Weaken; Mitigate
[D]Luxuriate; Take Pleasure In Warmth

8. Bellicose
[A]Exalted; Noble; Uplifting
[D]Brawl; Melee

9. Bilious
[B]Suffering From Ingestion; Irritable
[C]Broadly Sympathetic; Liberal
[D]Testify; Bear Witness

10. Boisterous
[A]Notoriously Bad
[B]Violent; Rough; Noisy
[C]Boastful; Pompous
[D]Firm Grasp Or Footing

11. Bugaboo
[A]Burn Without Flame; Be Liable To Break Out In Any Moment
[B]At The Point Of Death
[C]Wrestle; Come To Grips With
[D]Bugbear; Object Of Baseless Terror

12. Camaraderie
[A]Person Belonging To The Same Period
[C]Charming; Attractive
[D]Very Fat

13. Carrion
[A]Swamp Gas; Odor Of Decaying Matter
[B]Rotting Flesh Of A Dead Body
[C]Ban On Commerce Or Other Activity
[D]Worldly As Opposed To Spiritual

14. Cavil
[B]Advise Against
[C]Make Frivolous Objections
[D]Withered; Shriveled

15. Chaotic
[A]Interpret Incorrectly; Misjudge
[B]Secondary Or Minor Occupation
[C]Go Backwards; Degenerate, Instead Of Advancing
[D]In Utter Disorder