Tiny Word - Vocabulary Quiz
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1.   lexicography (n.):
      The making of dictionaries.
      A pavement or floor or any supporting surface on which one may walk.
      A body having nearly the form of a sphere.
      One who keeps drugs for sale and puts up prescriptions.
2.   transference (n.):
      The act of conveying from one person or place to another.
      The intellectual and moral tendencies that characterize any age or epoch.
      Stubborn adherence to opinion, arising from conceit or the desire to haveone's own way.
3.   bawl (v.):
      To reduce to ashes.
      To deprive of weapons.
      To proclaim by outcry.
      To make familiar or conversant.
4.   witticism (n.):
      A remedy or medicine proposed for or professing to cure all diseases.
      Superstitious devotion to one's religion.
      That which makes a thing to be what it is.
      A witty, brilliant, or original saying or sentiment.
5.   generosity (n.):
      A bruise.
      The examination of a dead body by dissection to ascertain the cause of death.
      Forbearance in judging of the acts or opinions of others.
      A disposition to give liberally or to bestow favors heartily.
6.   guess (n.):
      One who is united with others in a league, compact, or agreement.
      The act or process of change.
      Any small portion or meager allowance.
7.   efficacy (n.):
      The power to produce an intended effect as shown in the production of it.
      One who works with or controls some machine or scientific apparatus.
      Opposition to conservatism.
      An agreement entered into by two or more persons or parties.
8.   olive-branch (n.):
      A critical judge of art, especially one with thorough knowledge and soundjudgment of art.
      A branch of the olive-tree, as an emblem of peace.
      A painted or sculptured representation of the Virgin, usually with the infantJesus.
9.   gradation (n.):
      The office or dignity of a magistrate.
      Lawful power or right to exercise official authority.
      A step, degree, rank, or relative position in an order or series.
10.   eminent (adj.):
      High in station, merit, or esteem.
      Conveying knowledge.
      Small and fat.
      Capable of being aliened or alienated, as lands.

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