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Sunday, November 27, 2011

Vocabulary Quiz - 37

1. Definitive
[A]Created By Statute Or Legislative Action
[B]Glance Coquettishly At; Make Eyes At
[C]Final; Compete
[D]Yield; Give In; Die

2. Degraded
[A]Calm; Pacify
[B]Lowered In Rank; Debased
[C]Affectedly Dainty
[D]Mischievous; Humorous; Tricky

3. Delineate
[A]Move Troops So That The Battle Line Is Extended At The Expense Of Depth
[C]Thousand-Year Period
[D]Name; Title

4. Demagogue
[A]Mass For The Dead; Dirge
[B]Person Who Appeals To People'S Prejudice
[D]Agreeable; Pleasing To The Taste

5. Demotic
[A]Arranged By Degrees (Of Height, Difficulty, Etc.)
[B]Increase; Grow
[D]Pertaining To The People

6. Denounce
[A]Destruction By Fire
[B]Frugality; Thrift; Agriculture
[C]Condemn; Criticize
[D]Aggressive; Savage

7. Depravity
[A]Moved Gently By Wind Or Waves
[C]Notoriously Bad
[D]Corruption; Wickedness

8. Derision
[A]Showing Excitement; Overflowing With Enthusiasm
[C]Honor; Tribute

9. Desiccate
[B]Dry Up
[C]Rule Over Tyrannically
[D]Harass; Tease

10. Destitute
[A]Government Under A Single Ruler
[B]Too Particular; Fussy
[C]Confuse; Upset; Embarrass
[D]Extremely Poor

11. Detrimental
[A]Throw Overboard
[C]Harmful; Damaging
[D]Act Of Driving Back; Distaste

12. Dexterous
[A]Practical Rule Guiding Conduct
[B]Person With An Insane Desire To Set Things On Fire
[D]Thicken; Congeal; Clot

13. Dictum
[B]Authoritative And Weighty Statement
[C]Art Of Dancing

14. Dilatory
[B]Open For The Public To Read; Obvious
[C]Drunken Revelry

15. Dint
[A]Comic Misuse Of A Word
[B]Pithy Maxim
[C]Means; Effort
[D]One Who Abandons His Religious Faith Or Political Beliefs

16. Disconcert
[C]Science Of Law
[D]Confuse; Upset; Embarrass

17. Discrete
[A]Pertaining To Disease
[C]Stir Up; Disturb
[D]Separate; Unconnected

18. Dishearten
[A]Not Identical On Both Sides Of A Dividing Central Line
[B]Discourage; Cause To Lose Courage Or Hope
[C]Oily; Fatty
[D]Disgustingly Excessive

19. Dismantle
[A]Heavy; Hard To Manage
[B]Inscription In Memory Of A Dead Person
[C]Region Near Heaven Or Hell Where Certain Souls Are Kept; A Prison [Slang]
[D]Take Apart

20. Dispatch
[A]Easily Nauseated; Squeamish
[B]Block; Obstacle
[D]Speediness; Prompt Execution; Message Sent With All Due Speed