Vocabulary Quiz 4

This quiz consists of words taken from Vocabulary Lists Week 16 through Week 20. Note: Some questions will require you to choose the best word for the definition provided while other questions will require you to choose the correct definition for the given word.

published on August 30, 201114 responses 0

Virtuoso

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(n.) one who excels in an art; a highly skilled musical performer
(n.) a trip or outing, usually for fun
(n.) patience, restraint, tolerance

Knell

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(n.) the solemn sound of a bell, often indicating a death
(n.) something that does not fit into normal order
(n.) a mark or trace of something lost or vanished

(adj.) easily taught or trained

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Lurid
Docile
Expedient

Temerity

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(n.) hostility
(n.) the marking of boundaries of categories
(n.) audacity, recklessness

(n.) the highest point, culminating point

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Demarcation
Avarice
Zenith

Enthrall

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(v.) to make up, invent
(v.) to charm, hold spellbound
(v.) to do something in an unprecedented way

(adj.) roomy

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Pallid
Lithe
Commodious

Acrimony

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(n.) a slight variation in meaning, tone, expression
(n.) bitterness, discord
(n.) the marking of boundaries or categories

(adj.) meticulous, demanding, having high and often unattainable standards

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Vicarious
Cunning
Fastidious

Servile

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(adj.) subservient
(adj.) experiencing through another
(adj.) advisable, advantageous, serving one's self-interest

Strident

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(adj.) harsh, loud
(adj.) graceful, flexible, supple
(adj.) lacking concern, emotion

(n.) the lowest point of something

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Tirade
Vestige
Nadir

(v.) to deny knowledge of or responsibility for

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Allocate
Disavow
Refute

Assuage

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(v.) to ease, pacify
(v.) to distribute, set aside
(v.) to pardon, deliberately overlook

Ingenuous

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(adj.) lacking concern, emotion
(adj.) not devious; innocent and candid
(adj.) sly, clever at being deceitful

(n.) a mournful song; especially for a funeral

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Dirge
Anomaly
Forebearance

(v.) to move in waves

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Atrophy
Exasperate
Undulate

Swarthy

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(adj.) clear, easily understandable
(adj.) of dark color or complexion
(adj.) lacking color

(adj.) filled with or accompanied by

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Expedient
Fraught
Comprehensive

(v.) to be indecisive

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Dither
Forestall
Refute