Tiny Word - Vocabulary Quiz
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1.   notorious (adj.):
      Unfavorably known to the general public.
      Unimaginative.
      Pertaining to ships.
      Of or pertaining to autumn.
2.   surrogate (n.):
      Usually, a small light boat propelled by oars.
      A protecting force accompanying property in course of transportation.
      One who or that which is substituted for or appointed to act in place ofanother.
      Advancement.
3.   gratuity (n.):
      That which is given without demand or claim. Tip.
      A theory of civil polity that aims to secure the reconstruction of society.
      Forbearance.
      The science that describes the universe, including astronomy, geography,and geology.
4.   implicit (adj.):
      Implied.
      Disposed to treat strangers or guests with generous kindness.
      Tending to kill or hurt.
      Unchangeable.
5.   miter (n.):
      Any substance of exceeding hardness or impenetrability.
      A coming into view.
      The recovery of what is mortgaged or pledged, by paying the debt.
      The junction of two bodies at an equally divided angle.
6.   superb (adj.):
      Sumptuously elegant.
      Well-bred or refined.
      Especially fit as occurring, said, or done at the right moment.
      Uncompromising.
7.   pillage (n.):
      Denial.
      A majority.
      One attached to the army or navy, but having duties other than that offighting.
      Open robbery, as in war.
8.   Jingo (n.):
      Falsehood.
      A print made by printing from stone.
      A prophet.
      One of a party in Great Britain in favor of spirited and demonstrative foreignpolicy.
9.   inapprehensible (adj.):
      Existing but not immediately perceptible.
      Harmonious.
      Not to be understood.
      Capable of being pressed into smaller compass.
10.   condense (v.):
      To lower in position, estimation, or the like; degrade.
      To render uniform.
      To leap beyond.
      To abridge.


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