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100 Words For Every College Student

Subjects : english, vocabulary
Instructions:
  • Answer 50 questions in 15 minutes.
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  • Match each statement with the correct term.
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This is a study tool. The 3 wrong answers for each question are randomly chosen from answers to other questions. So, you might find at times the answers obvious, but you will see it re-enforces your understanding as you take the test each time.
1. A minute amount; an iota or trace






2. Related by blood - descended from the same ancestor






3. Not straightforward or candid; insincere or calculating






4. To divide into two parts or branches






5. Characterized by or having authority vested equally among colleagues






6. Lofty with pride






7. A word or phrase by which anything is likened to something else; it's often introduced by 'like' or 'as'






8. Avoiding labor and exertion; lazy






9. A tensely phrased statement of a truth or opinion; an adage






10. Id est (that is)






11. The choice and use of words in speech or writing






12. To prevent by interception






13. A figure of speech in which a word or phrase literally denoting one kind of object or idea is used in place of another to suggest a likeness or analogy between them






14. Apparently right; superficiallly fair - just - or correct - but not so in reality; appearing well at first view; plausible






15. Frivolity (not serious or sensible)






16. Lacking in courage and resolution






17. Relating to money






18. Whimsical; changeable






19. To cancel - destroy - revoke - or void






20. Lack of discernment or long-range perspective in thinking or planning






21. Understood by only a few






22. Inclined to keep quiet






23. Inclined to put off what ought to be done at once






24. The thing speaks for itself






25. Exempli gratia (for example)






26. To make vicious and defamatory statements about






27. A warning or caution






28. Bitter - harsh - or biting sharpness






29. Extremely scanty (bare)






30. Short lived






31. The study of the rules whereby words or other elements of sentence structure are combined to form grammatical sentences






32. Needless repetition of the same sense in different words; redundancy






33. Very talkative






34. An indispensable thing






35. To make faulty or imperfect






36. Omission or suppression of parts of words or sentences with a mark or series of marks (... or for example)






37. Partially but not fully in existence or operation






38. Displaing a lack of maturity






39. To be deliberately ambiguous or unclear






40. An accomplished and presumably irreversible deed or fact






41. Having only one side






42. A temporary stay; a brief period of residence






43. A stock of terms used in a particular profession - subject or style; a vocabulary






44. Patience; good-natured tolerance of delay or incompetence






45. Made up of or combining elements from varying sources






46. Noticeable; also - projecting; also - leaping






47. An amendment to an existing will






48. Perception; understanding; knowledge






49. A core or nucleus of trained or otherwise qualified personnel around which an organization is formed






50. Brief - concise