News Words April 7- 13 2018

News Words April 7- 13 2018

Q: Which of the following would best be considered ignominious??

A. a generous philanthropist
B. a shameful scandal
C. a lizard that can blend in with its surroundings
D. a person to whom no one pays much attention


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Q: salvo means:?

A. the act of depriving something of its sacred character
B. an outburst resembling the discharge of firearms
C. any distracting or deceptive maneuver
D. the act of rising upward into the air


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Q: probe means to:?

A. play in or as if in water, as of small children
B. force or drive back
C. question or examine thoroughly and closely
D. to declare or affirm solemnly and formally as true


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Q: besiege means to:?

A. do away with completely, without leaving a trace
B. surround so as to force to give up
C. improve or perfect by pruning or polishing
D. control and refrain from showing


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Q: testy means:?

A. noisome
B. debatable
C. fawning
D. cranky


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Q: quell means to:?

A. make a spoof of or make fun of
B. support and strengthen
C. suppress or crush completely
D. perform a work for the first time


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Q: dicey means:?

A. of or relating to unnecessary procedures
B. of uncertain outcome; fraught with risk
C. having a difficult and contrary disposition
D. not conforming to accepted rules or standards


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Q: Which of the following would be most likely to feel animosity toward each other??

A. two allied countries
B. two teammates
C. two feuding families
D. two playful puppies


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Q: susceptibility means:?

A. potentiality
B. vulnerability
C. conditionality
D. functionality


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Q: succession means:?

A. an impenetrable equatorial forest
B. army unit smaller than a division
C. a collection of things for public display
D. a group of people or things arranged or following in order


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