Barron's Quiz 2 (51-150

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Barron's Wordlist Quiz 2 (51-150)

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Question 1

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something attached to but holding an inferior position
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  • adroit
  • adjutant
  • adjunct
  • adorn

Question 2

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accidental; casual
Answer
  • adherent
  • adventitious
  • adjuration
  • adulation

Question 3

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adjuration
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  • warn; reprove
  • decorate
  • skillful
  • solemn urging

Question 4

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advent
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  • refer to
  • arrival
  • urge; plead for
  • courteous

Question 5

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adversary
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  • opponent; enemy
  • hostile
  • courteous
  • shield; defense

Question 6

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urge; plead for → advocate
Answer
  • True
  • False

Question 7

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poverty, misfortune
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  • adversity
  • adverse
  • adversary
  • advert

Question 8

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affinity
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  • kinship
  • insult; offend
  • collection; heap
  • openmouthed

Question 9

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affront
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  • insult; offend
  • abundance; wealth
  • openmouthed
  • kinship

Question 10

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aggrandize
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  • increase or intensify; raise in power, wealth, rank or honour
  • items of business at a meeting
  • attach or add on; fasten
  • joining; associating with

Question 11

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affirmation
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  • joining; associating with
  • increase or intensify; raise in power, wealth, rank or honor
  • items of business at a meeting
  • positive assertion; confirmation

Question 12

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medieval chemistry
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  • aghast
  • alchemy
  • alcove
  • alacrity

Question 13

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agog
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  • nimbleness
  • stir up; disturb
  • highly excited; intensely curious
  • cheerful promptness

Question 14

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agnostic
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  • one who is skeptical of the existence of knowability of a god or any ultimate reality
  • a hidden store of things, or the place where they are kept
  • a group of things or people acting or taken together as a whole
  • a group of questions and answers, especially about a set of Christian beliefs

Question 15

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alcove
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  • a small space in a room
  • the part of a wall in a room that is built around a chimney
  • nimbleness
  • total

Question 16

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relieve → allay
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  • True
  • False

Question 17

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story in which characters are used as symbols; fable → allegory
Answer
  • True
  • False

Question 18

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an assumed name → alias
Answer
  • True
  • False

Question 19

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story in which characters are used as symbols; fable → allege
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  • True
  • False

Question 20

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alienate
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  • make hostile; separate
  • calm; pacify
  • state without proof
  • an assumed name

Question 21

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altercation
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  • upward
  • noisy quarrel
  • entice; attract
  • apart; reserved

Question 22

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aloft
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  • upward
  • noisy quarrel
  • collect
  • apart; reserved

Question 23

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allusion
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  • noisy quarrel
  • apart; reserved
  • indirect reference
  • entice; attract

Question 24

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ameliorate
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  • able to walk
  • improve
  • food of the gods
  • female warrior

Question 25

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amenable
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  • readily managed; willing to be led
  • female warrior
  • environment; atmosphere
  • able to walk

Question 26

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ambrosia
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  • food of the gods
  • improve
  • able to walk
  • female warrior

Question 27

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ambidextrous
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  • able to walk
  • moving at an easy pace
  • capable of using either hand with equal ease
  • willing to be led

Question 28

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amnesty
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  • non-moral
  • friendship
  • pardon
  • friendly

Question 29

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amity
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  • friendly
  • pardon
  • friendship
  • non-moral

Question 30

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amiable
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  • friendly
  • faulty
  • friendship
  • agreeable

Question 31

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anachronism
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  • the order in which a series of events happened
  • relating to or thinking about the past
  • causing insensitivity to pain
  • something or someone misplaced in time

Question 32

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amorphous
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  • abundant
  • shapeless; vague; indeterminate
  • (of shapes) to fit together in a pattern with no spaces in between
  • covered with areas of different colours

Question 33

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ancillary
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  • secure or fasten firmly; be fixed in place
  • short account of an amusing or interesting event
  • similarity; parallelism
  • serving as an aid or accessory; auxiliary

Question 34

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anarchy
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  • absence of governing body; state of disorder
  • person who rebels against the established order
  • not controlled by laws
  • very fast and not organized

Question 35

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analogy
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  • serving as an aid or accessory
  • similarity; parallelism
  • comparable
  • curse

Question 36

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anathematize
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  • curse
  • an offensive word
  • similarity
  • comparable

Question 37

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short account of an amusing or interesting event → ancillary
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  • True
  • False
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