Saturday, January 7, 2012

Vocabulary Quiz - 70

1. Provenance
[A]Greedy; Eager For
[B]Sheer; Transparent
[C]Origin Or Source Of Something
[D]People Of Standing; Class Of People Just Below Nobility

2. Proviso
[A]Absence Of Contradictions; Dependability; Uniformity
[B]Clever; Astute

3. Psychiatrist
[A]Flimsy; Unsubstantial
[B]Sum; Total
[C]A Doctor Who Treats Mental Diseases

4. Pugilist
[A]Aid; Assistance; Relief
[B]Insignificant; Petty
[D]Wakefulness; Inability To Sleep

5. Punitive
[A]Crush; Subdue; Inhibit
[C]Large Sailing Ship

6. Purloin
[A]Brutal Deed
[D]Excessively Gasping; Plundering

7. Putative
[A]Liquid Food Made By Boiling Oatmeal, Etc. In Milk Or Water
[B]Path Taken By A Projectile
[C]Supposed; Reputed
[D]Humorous; Jocular

8. Qualms
[A]Mixture Of Writings On Various Subjects
[C]Rosy; Optimistic
[D]Capricious; Fanciful; Quaint

9. Quirk
[A]Aimless; Jumping Around
[B]Startling Twist; Caprice
[C]Glimmer Intermittently
[D]Trick; Stratagem

10. Raconteur
[A]Payment By A Husband To His Divorced Wife
[B]Generous; Showing Bounty
[D]Loud, Resounding Noise

11. Ramble
[B]Wonder Aimlessly (Physically Or Mentally)
[C]Self-Control; Formal But Distant Manner
[D]Wrestle; Come To Grips With

12. Rant
[A]Style Of Cooking
[C]Drawback; Debts
[D]Rave; Speak Bombastically

13. Ratify
[A]Adherence To Established Rules Or Procedures
[B]Lessen In Value
[C]Approve Formally; Verify
[D]Sealed By Fusion So As To Be Airtight

14. Rebate
[A]Binding; Causing Contraction
[C]Suffering For A Disease; Destroyed
[D]Abundance; Effusiveness; Lavishness

15. Recapitulate
[C]Apparent; Professed; Pretended
[D]Worried; Concerned

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