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Friday, June 8, 2012

Daily Vocabulary and English Words e Magazine (Vocabulary Quiz - 156)

1. Saunter
[A]Showing Off Learning; Bookish
[B]Gaudy
[C]Stroll Slowly
[D]Scantly; Inadequate


2. Seclusion
[A]Condescend
[B]Gather; Assemble
[C]Complete; Totally Unlimited; Certain
[D]Isolation; Solitude


3. Simpering
[A]Approving; Applauding
[B]Work
[C]Smirking
[D]Weakness


4. Slither
[A]Prevailing Style
[B]Characteristic Of A Class Or Species
[C]Repetition Of Beginning Sound In Poetry
[D]Slip Or Slide


5. Sophomoric
[A]Incipient; Coming Into Being
[B]Tending To Overthrow Or Ruin
[C]Immature; Shallow
[D]Winding; Full Of Curves


6. Squalid
[A]Make Impure By Mixing With Baser Substances
[B]Peripheral; Only Slightly Connected; Digressing
[C]Dirty; Neglected; Poor
[D]Ideas Of A Group Of People


7. Stipend
[A]Withholding Belief; Skeptical
[B]Smirking
[C]Sickening; Insipid
[D]Pay For Services


8. Submissive
[A]Stately; Stout
[B]Yielding; Timid
[C]Large Group
[D]Laying Stress On Niceties Of Conduct, Form; Precise


9. Supercilious
[A]Flashy; Tawdry
[B]Contemptuous; Haughty
[C]Honor; Tribute
[D]Sharpen


10. Suture
[A]Hackneyed; Commonplace; Trite
[B]Pen-Name
[C]Pertaining To The Stars
[D]Stitches Sewn To Hold The Cut Edges Of A Wound Or Incision; Material Used In Sewing


11. Taper
[A]Dormant; Hidden
[B]Candle
[C]Extremely Small
[D]Touchy, Peevish


12. Tenure
[A]Flagrant; Consciously Obvious; Loudly Offensive
[B]Frenzied; Frantic
[C]Unerring
[D]Holding Of An Office; Time During Which Such And Office Is Held


13. Timbre
[A]Tall Column Tapering And Ending A Pyramid
[B]Gather; Assemble
[C]Quality Of A Musical Tone Produced By A Musical Instrument
[D]Throw Overboard


14. Tranquillity
[A]Lure; Attract; Tempt
[B]Calmness; Peace
[C]Urge; Start; Provoke
[D]Strip Off Skin; Plunder


15. Trepidation
[A]Tall Column Tapering And Ending A Pyramid
[B]Binding; Causing Contraction
[C]Lacking
[D]Fear; Trembling Agitation


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