Tiny Word - Vocabulary Quiz
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This "vocabulary quiz" -- "word quiz" is dynamically generated from an assortment of common SAT vocabulary.
 
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1.   proscenium (n.):
      A token of remembrance.
      That part of the stage between the curtain and the orchestra.
      A lever for the foot usually applied only to musical instruments, cycles, andother machines.
      Harmony.
2.   transcend (v.):
      To draw or be drawn into wrinkles.
      To endow or furnish with requisite ability, character, knowledge, skill, orpossessions.
      To abandon without regard to the welfare of the abandoned
      To surpass.
3.   underman (v.):
      To equip with less than the full complement of men.
      To repay either good or evil to, as to a person.
      To mix and work into a homogeneous mass, especially with the hands.
      To become or cause to become withered or dry.
4.   qualification (n.):
      A principle accepted as true and acted on as a rule or guide.
      The act of proving to be true, exact, or accurate.
      A requisite for an employment, position, right, or privilege.
      The art or science of extracting a metal from ores, as by smelting.
5.   mandate (n.):
      A command.
      A receptacle where a quantity of some material, especially of a liquid orgas, may be kept.
      The state of being dormant.
      One who trains horses, dogs, etc.
6.   neophyte (adj.):
      Prudent.
      Pertaining to flowers.
      Deviating from that which is proper or right.
      Having the character of a beginner.
7.   acumen (n.):
      A peculiar sense in which an English word or phrase is used in the UnitedStates.
      An image formed by rays of light or other radiant energy.
      Quickness of intellectual insight, or discernment; keenness of discrimination.
      Any growth of leaves.
8.   suppression (n.):
      The denial of the existence of God.
      Deceitfulness.
      A forcible putting or keeping down.
      Remorseful feeling.
9.   afresh (adv.):
      Once more, after rest or interval.
      At a subsequent time.
      An expression of assent.
      Near that number, quantity, degree, place, or time, approximately.
10.   witticism (n.):
      A mechanical, chemical, or pathological agent of inflammation, pain, ortension.
      The branch of science that treats of the pressure and equilibrium offluids.
      Preference.
      A witty, brilliant, or original saying or sentiment.


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By: Vladimir Sutskever
Last modified on 01-06-2006
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