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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. Making a loud outcry






3. A person of refined upbringing - manners and taste






4. A mild or vague word or phrase replacing one considered harsh or offensively direct






5. Related by blood - descended from the same ancestor






6. Disparaging - belittling






7. The representation of abstract ideas or principles by characters - figures - or events in narrative - dramatic - or pictorial form






8. Course - base - instinctive






9. Seize the moment






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






11. Extravagant exaggeration






12. Relating to money






13. One who attacks and seeks to overthrow traditional or popular ideas of institutions






14. The thing speaks for itself






15. To go back on a promise or commitment






16. Peaceful - undisturbed - and happy






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






18. Of doubtful authority or authenticity






19. Lofty with pride






20. Favoring social equality






21. Id est (that is)






22. Displaing a lack of maturity






23. Extremely scanty (bare)






24. An excessive desire of gain; greediness






25. Frivolity (not serious or sensible)






26. Sharp - biting - or acid in temper - expression - or tone






27. Exempli gratia (for example)






28. Commonplace; trivial






29. To make faulty or imperfect






30. (LLC) combine the liability protection of a coorporation with the tax benefits and simplicity of a partnership






31. Characterized by a narrow - often ostentatious concern for book learning and formal rules






32. Full; entire; complete






33. Necessary; indispensable






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






35. Honesty - uprightness






36. A chain; a succession






37. Characterized by or consisting of two parts or components






38. A leader who tries to stir up people by appeals to emotion - prejudice - etc. - in order to achieve power






39. Argument over the definition of words






40. Bitterly sarcastic






41. Brief - concise






42. Characterized by extensive reading or knowledge; well instructed; learned






43. The use of trickery to deceive






44. Without contents - empty; void of sense or intelligence; purposeless; pointless; useless






45. Happening by chance






46. More than is wanted or is sufficient






47. Characterized by or having authority vested equally among colleagues






48. Deadly






49. To make or grow better






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