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.   kilowatt (n.):
      Any messenger commissioned by or as by divine authority.
      One thousand watts.
      Darwinism as modified and extended by more recent students.
      A vain boaster.
2.   visual (adj.):
      Promiscuous.
      Nimble.
      Flushed with red.
      Perceptible by sight.
3.   auriferous (adj.):
      Opening in flower.
      Calm.
      Untrue.
      Containing gold.
4.   modernity (n.):
      The sharp striking of one body against another.
      The state or character of being modern.
      A rising, soaring, or climbing.
      A captain of a company of one hundred infantry in the ancient Roman army.
5.   wee (adj.):
      Pertaining to teaching.
      Containing or consisting of more than one.
      Adverse.
      Very small.
6.   untimely (adj.):
      Unseasonable.
      Hateful.
      Being in essence or effect, but not in form or appearance.
      Of less than the customary size.
7.   liner (n.):
      The principal portion.
      A vessel belonging to a steamship-line.
      Something that causes damage, depreciation, or loss.
      A seceder.
8.   telephony (n.):
      Any inclination of two surfaces other than 90 degrees.
      The art or process of communicating by telephone.
      A plant destitute of chlorophyll, as a mushroom.
      A light, colorless, volatile, inflammable oil used as a solvent, as inmanufacture of paints.
9.   ludicrous (adj.):
      Laughable.
      Thoroughly penetrating or permeating.
      Pertaining to poetry.
      Very repugnant; hateful.
10.   omnivorous (adj.):
      Fleeting.
      Technical.
      Clearly visible.
      Eating or living upon food of all kinds indiscriminately.


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