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.   sustenance (n.):
      The power of springing back to a former position
      Food.
      Reduction.
      Subtle contrivance used to gain a point.
2.   enfeeble (v.):
      To recall the knowledge of.
      To debilitate.
      To delay past the proper hour.
      To make less complex or difficult.
3.   fiducial (adj.):
      Showing or expressing a deficiency of veneration, especially for sacredthings.
      Situated directly underneath.
      Habitually complaining.
      Indicative of faith or trust.
4.   retract (v.):
      To set free or release from bondage.
      To cause to burst in pieces by force from within.
      To wave, shake, or flourish triumphantly or defiantly, as a sword or spear.
      To recall or take back (something that one has said).
5.   adamant (n.):
      A series of illustrative or explanatory notes on any important work.
      Any substance of exceeding hardness or impenetrability.
      A grotesque, ludicrous, or fantastic action.
      Government administered by new or untried persons.
6.   scribble (n.):
      Anything that gives security or defense.
      Hasty, careless writing.
      An arrangement of inanimate figures representing a scene from real life.
      A luminous phenomenon in the upper regions of the atmosphere.
7.   specious (adj.):
      Plausible.
      Pertaining to supernatural things or to another life.
      Apt to induce terror or alarm.
      Voluntarily.
8.   antediluvian (adj.):
      Having the power of choice.
      Of or pertaining to the times, things, events before the great flood inthe days of Noah.
      Like or befitting a skilled workman.
      Having a dark hue, especially a dark or sunburned complexion.
9.   insidious (adj.):
      Unconstrained.
      Working ill by slow and stealthy means.
      Laying down.
      Full of or abounding in mountains.
10.   ravine (n.):
      An instrumental prelude to an opera, oratorio, or ballet.
      Belief.
      A deep gorge or hollow, especially one worn by a stream or flow of water.
      A small sharp-pointed nail.


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