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Monday, October 31, 2011

Vocabulary Quiz - 14

1. celestial
[A]large city
[C]wasting away

2. centrifugal
[A]cowlike; placid and dull
[B]radiating, departing from the center
[C]Roman outer robe

3. cession
[A]express evil satisfaction; view malevolently
[B]yielding to another, ceding
[C]triangular part above columns in Greek buildings
[D]confuse thoroughly

4. champion
[B]ill luck
[C]support militantly
[D]abnormal; irregular

5. chaste
[A]viscous assault
[D]laymen; persons not connected with the clergy

6. chicanery
[A]blues; listlessness; slack period
[B]interested in money or gain
[C]person competent to act as a judge of art, etc.; a lover of an art

7. chronic
[A]difference; condition of inequality
[C]eating both plant and animal food; devouring everything
[D]long established as a disease

8. circumscribe
[B]serving as a model; outstanding
[C]limit; confine

9. clairvoyant
[A]miracle worker; magician
[D]suitable for servants; low

10. clavicle
[A]prudent; cautious
[C]not repentant

11. clime
[A]coarsely insulting; physically harmful
[B]region; climate
[C]hostile feeling or intent

12. codicil
[A]humbleness of spirit
[B]cover with a thin and shiny surface
[C]supplement to the body of a will
[D]hugeness (in a bad sense)

13. cognate
[A]turn into god; idolize
[B]repay; revenge
[C]allied by blood; of the same or kindred nature
[D]slightly obscure

14. coincident
[A]front of the building
[B]throb; flutter
[C]occurring at the same time
[D]rave; speak bombastically

15. conjugal
[A]one who abandons his religious faith or political beliefs
[C]destruction by fire
[D]pertaining to marriage

16. conscientious
[A]exhale; become known; happen
[B]scrupulous; careful
[C]fearful; demonstrating fear

17. consort
[A]protecting molding on building (usually above columns)
[B]shallow body of water near a sea; lake
[C]subside; decrease, lessen
[D]associate with

18. consummate
[B]having the odor of a musk

19. contest
[D]scold; rant

20. contract
[A]shrink quivering, as from fear
[B]act of finding the total; summary
[C]compress or shrink; make a pledge; catch a disease
[D]holding of an office; time during which such and office is held