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100 Words For Every Graduate

Subjects : english, vocabulary
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  • Answer 50 questions in 15 minutes.
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1. To review by brief summary - as at the end of a speech or discussion; summarize






2. The act of respiring inhalation and exhalation of air; breathing






3. An act of gerrymandering (dividing a voting area so as to give your own party an unfair advantage)






4. Of the same kind






5. Haughtily disdainful or contemptuous






6. Careless or irresponsible






7. (adj) harmful [to health]






8. (n) roundabout way of speaking - using more words than necessary






9. Structure of the earth's crust (movements)






10. To certify (a document - contract - etc.) or cause to become certified through a notary public






11. Supplying motive force






12. A person who holds assets in trust for a beneficiary






13. Math: limits or boundaries: guidelines






14. Science concerned with relations between heat and mecanial energy






15. Excessively flattering






16. The side opposite the right angle in a right triangle






17. (v) to fly or sail around






18. Promising success






19. Inclined or eager to fight.






20. Sythesis of complex organic materials






21. The use of words to convey a meaning that is the opposite of its literal meaning






22. Cheerfully optimistic - hopeful or confident: a sanguine disposition






23. Excessive pride or self confidence






24. Someone who hates or fears foreigners






25. Officer in the (ceremonial) bodyguard of the British monarch






26. Humorous - not meant seriously






27. To convert (an element) into an oxide; combine with oxygen






28. A hemoprotein composed of globin and heme that gives red blood cells their characteristic color






29. Not affiliated with or limited to a specific religious denomination






30. (n) microscopic - rod-shaped - in nucleus of cell - responsible for transmission of hereditary characteristics






31. Total rejection of established laws and institutions






32. The basic structure or features of a system or organization






33. To take and use ideas from another's work






34. Having ones identity concealed






35. Complacently or inanely foolish






36. (v) to set free or endow






37. Before or exisiting before a war.






38. (adj) rude - boorish






39. A tactic for delaying or obstructing legislation by making long speeches






40. Trickery or deception by quibbling or sophistry.






41. Showing strong feeling






42. Showing a lack of intelligence






43. A language user's knowledge of words






44. The liquid part of blood or lymph






45. A set or system of names or terms - as those used in a particular science or art - by an individual or community - etc






46. Leadership






47. 1.) Daily: A quotidian report 2.) Usual or customary; everyday






48. (adj) shedding leaves annually






49. Of the nature of or characterized by precipies






50. A rectangular tiered temple or terraced mound erected by the ancient Assyrians and Babylonians