Monday, December 19, 2011

Vocabulary Quiz - 56

1. Blighted
[A]Combining Parts Into A Whole
[D]Suffering For A Disease; Destroyed

2. Bolster
[A]Cut Away; Cut Out
[B]Averse; Reluctant
[C]Support; Prop Up
[D]Sour; Peevish

3. Bourgeois
[A]Associate With
[B]Various; Several
[D]Middle Class

4. Bravado
[A]Courage; Spirit
[B]Swagger; Assumed Air Of Defiance
[C]Not Spacious
[D]Ghost; Phantom

5. Brocade
[B]Pertaining To Outer Space
[C]Rich, Figured Fabric
[D]Not Native; Strange

6. Bucolic
[A]Deprived Of; Lacking
[B]Not Repentant
[C]Rustic; Pastoral
[D]Higher Mental Powers

7. Burly
[A]Comment; Make Explanatory Notes
[B]Husky; Muscular
[C]Prevailing Among A Specific Group Of People Or In A Specific Area Or Country
[D]Broadly Sympathetic; Liberal

8. Cajole
[A]Open For The Public To Read; Obvious
[B]Coax; Wheedle
[C]Pertaining To Country People; Uncouth
[D]Premonition Of Evil

9. Candor
[A]Prankish; Gay
[B]Frugality; Thrift; Agriculture
[D]Foolish; Inane

10. Cantankerous
[B]Ill Humored; Irritable
[D]Long Life

11. Captious
[A]Wrap Around; Bandage
[B]Cunning; Artful
[C]New Or Newly Coined Word Or Phrase

12. Careen
[A]The Art Of Versification
[B]Lurch; Sway From Side To Side
[C]Deliverance From A Charge

13. Carousal
[B]Approve; Ratify
[C]Fern Leaf; Palm Or Banana Leaf
[D]Drunken Revelry

14. Catalyst
[B]Story Set In Music, To Be Sung By A Chorus
[C]Purely Spiritual; Theoretical; Without Sensual Desire
[D]Agent Which Brings About A Chemical Change While It Remains Unaffected And Unchanged

15. Categorical
[A]Combine; Fuse
[B]Unrestrained; Excessive
[C]Acting Without Dialogue
[D]Without Exceptions; Unqualified; Absolute

16. Cede
[A]Infamy; Vilification
[B]Person Convicted Of Grave Crime
[C]Transfer; Yield Title To
[D]Animals Of Period Or Region

17. Censorious
[A]Study Of Birds
[B]Person Of Prominence Or Influence
[D]Move Faster

18. Centripetal
[A]Act Of Finding Oneself In Society
[B]Tax Of One-Tenth
[C]Tending Toward The Center
[D]Minor Fight

19. Chagrin
[A]Security From Being Destroyed; Corrupted Or Profaned
[C]Vexation; Disappointment
[D]Tunnels In Which Rabbits Live; Crowded Conditions In Which People Live

20. Charisma
[A]Style Of Cooking
[B]Pine Tree; Cone-Bearing Tree
[C]Stitches Sewn To Hold The Cut Edges Of A Wound Or Incision; Material Used In Sewing
[D]Divine Gift; Great Popular Charm Or Appeal Of A Political Leader

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