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Saturday, July 28, 2012

Learn English Vocabulary Online with Vocabulary Quiz - 173

Directions (Qs. 1 to 15) : Choose the word which is most nearly the same in meaning (Synonym) as the given word in question.

1. Sluice
[A]Threatening
[B]Vexation; Disappointment
[C]Artificial Channel For Directing Or Controlling The Flow Of Water
[D]Insignificant; Tiny; Weak


2. Spangle
[A]Conceit; Vanity
[B]Kindly; Doing Good
[C]Sensitive; Irascible
[D]Small Metallic Piece Sewn To Clothing For Ornamentation


3. Stanch
[A]Attainment Of Highest Point
[B]Framework And Working Parts Of An Automobile
[C]Check Flow Of Blood
[D]Something Originally Of Little Value Or Importance That In Time Becomes Very Valuable


4. Stratagem
[A]Argumentative; Fond Of Argument
[B]Deceptive Scheme
[C]Showing Hard Work; Taking Great Care
[D]Obscene; Indecent


5. Subsistence
[A]Suggestion; Hint; Taste
[B]Practical Person
[C]Existence; Means Of Support; Livelihood
[D]Weak; Ineffective


6. Supine
[A]Heavenly
[B]Flair; Flamboyance
[C]Parchment
[D]Lying On Back


7. Swindler
[A]Compose On The Spur Of The Moment
[B]Sad; Solemn
[C]Upstart; Newly Rich Person
[D]Cheat


8. Tatterdemalion
[A]Exaggeration; Overstatement
[B]Charge
[C]Honor At A Festival
[D]Ragged Fellow


9. Terminology
[A]Hairstyle
[B]Fear Or Hatred Of Foreigners
[C]Terms Used In A Science Or Art
[D]Open Widely


10. Tithe
[A]Slander; Vilify
[B]Tax Of One-Tenth
[C]Travel; Journey
[D]Protest


11. Transition
[A]Harshness; Plainness
[B]Going From One State Of Action To Another
[C]Person Wearing Tattered Clothes
[D]Medieval Chemistry


12. Troth
[A]Behaving Like A Slave; Servile; Obsequious
[B]Pledge Of Good Faith Especially In Betrothal
[C]Steal Another'S Ideas And Pass Them Off As One'S Own
[D]Flexible; Supple


13. Vendor
[A]Like A Bull
[B]Very Carefully
[C]Scope
[D]Seller


14. Vertex
[A]Sediment; Worthless Residue
[B]Summit
[C]One Who Fits Glasses To Remedy Visual Defects
[D]Weakness


15. Vital
[A]Prophetic; Pertaining To Revelations
[B]Lacking In Spirit
[C]Vibrant And Lively; Critical; Living, Breathing
[D]Demanding And Leaving No Choice


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