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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. Necessary; indispensable






2. To cancel - destroy - revoke - or void






3. To divide into two parts or branches






4. Energy and enthusiasm in the expression of ideas






5. To sketch - outline in a shadowy way






6. A person of refined upbringing - manners and taste






7. An amendment to an existing will






8. Seize the moment






9. A temporary stay; a brief period of residence






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






11. Conveying instruction; teaching some moral lesson






12. To utter - or express with - a snorting - exultant laugh or chuckle






13. A natural inclination; predisposition






14. Brief - concise






15. The thing speaks for itself






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






17. Whimsical; changeable






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






19. Exempli gratia (for example)






20. Favoring social equality






21. Environment; setting






22. Full; entire; complete






23. 'tongue-in-cheek-advice' characterized by wit and pleasantry






24. 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






25. Wicked in the extreme






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






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






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






29. Making a loud outcry






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






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






32. An indispensable thing






33. More than is wanted or is sufficient






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






35. Of doubtful authority or authenticity






36. Short lived






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






38. Extravagant exaggeration






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






40. Course - base - instinctive






41. Perception; understanding; knowledge






42. Happening by chance






43. Avoiding labor and exertion; lazy






44. Extremely scanty (bare)






45. To depart from or evade the truth






46. The use of trickery to deceive






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






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






49. Honesty - uprightness






50. An excessive desire of gain; greediness