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Thursday, September 6, 2012

Vocabulary Quiz - 179 (Word List for International Tests)

1. Luxuriant
[A]Plump; Vigorous; Jolly
[B]Suffering From Ingestion; Irritable
[C]Fertile; Abundant; Ornate
[D]Lack Of Consistency; Difference


2. Mammal
[A]Dark; Vague; Unclear
[B]A Vertebrate Animal Whose Female Suckles Its Young
[C]Punish By Placing In A Wooden Frame And Subjecting To Ridicule
[D]Plants Of A Region Or Era


3. Materialism
[A]Pretend; Conceal By Feigning
[B]Maker And Seller Of Eyeglasses
[C]Preoccupation With Physical Comforts And Things
[D]Excess; Overabundance


4. Merger
[A]Feasible
[B]Destroy Leaves
[C]Combination (Of Two Business Corporations)
[D]Flat Cake Made Of Cornmeal, Etc.


5. Minuscule
[A]Move Briskly
[B]Extremely Small
[C]Mildness; Permissiveness
[D]Positive Assertion; Confirmation; Solemn Pledge By One Who Refuses To Take An Oath


6. Mitigate
[A]Burning; Sarcastically Biting
[B]Shrill, Trumpetlike Sound
[C]Laying Stress On Niceties Of Conduct, Form; Precise
[D]Appease


7. Moor
[A]Fear; Trembling Agitation
[B]Marshy Wasteland
[C]Receiver
[D]Plunge Into Water; Drench; Extinguish


8. Musty
[A]Ward Off A Blow
[B]Maker And Seller Of Eyeglasses
[C]Unclear Or Doubtful In Meaning
[D]Stale; Spoiled By Age


9. Neophyte
[A]Crush; Subdue; Inhibit
[B]Highly Ornate
[C]Recent Convert; Beginner
[D]Exempt


10. Nullify
[A]Operate With Hands
[B]To Make Invalid
[C]Frankness
[D]Laziness


11. Obsession
[A]Squirm; Twist
[B]Half Asleep
[C]Expedient; Prudent; Well Devised
[D]Fixed Idea; Continued Brooding


12. Onus
[A]Transparent; Limpid; Easy To Understand
[B]Brawl; Melee
[C]Burden; Responsibility
[D]Coolness In A Trying Situation


13. Oscillate
[A]Denial
[B]Revenging Agent
[C]Vibrate Pendulumlike; Weaver
[D]Whimsical; Visionary


14. Panegyric
[A]Flexible
[B]Formal Praise
[C]Study Of Fish
[D]Beer Mug


15. Paroxysm
[A]Approach And Speak First To A Person
[B]Fit Or Attack Of Pain, Laughter, Rage
[C]Study Of Birds
[D]Cunning; Artful


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