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.   contemporary (adj.):
      Living or existing at the same time.
      Evil.
      Manifesting a warlike spirit.
      Apt to induce terror or alarm.
2.   blatant (adj.):
      Having a tendency to change.
      Noisily or offensively loud or clamorous.
      Impotent.
      Having the character or the spirit of a savage.
3.   menace (n.):
      A threat.
      Landowner.
      One who is dissatisfied with the existing state of affairs.
      A sign (^) placed below a line, indicating where omitted words, etc., should beinserted.
4.   mandatory (adj.):
      Involving or requiring much sitting.
      Inherent.
      Expressive of positive command, as distinguished from merely directory.
      Knowing and understanding only the ordinary and the obvious.
5.   coquette (n.):
      A speech recited or intended for recitation from memory in public.
      A Christian who denies the authority of the Pope and holds the right ofspecial judgment.
      An official numbering of the people of a country or district.
      A flirt.
6.   demonstrative (adj.):
      Warlike.
      Inclined to strong exhibition or expression of feeling or thoughts.
      Light and unsubstantial.
      Of or pertaining to autumn.
7.   statuesque (adj.):
      Pertaining to the treasury or public finances of a government.
      Having the grace, pose, or quietude of a statue.
      Of, pertaining to, or containing water.
      Tending to produce sleep.
8.   necromancer (n.):
      An expert reasoner.
      One who practices the art of foretelling the future by means ofcommunication with the dead.
      A ditch on the outside of a fortress wall.
      A mixing or changing the order of things.
9.   recurrent (adj.):
      Low-priced.
      Returning from time to time, especially at regular or stated intervals.
      Adding emphasis or force.
      Fearless.
10.   abbess (n.):
      Hatred of mankind.
      A moving forward or proceeding in course.
      Word used adjectivally to describe some quality or attribute of is objects, asin "Father Aeneas".
      The lady superior of a nunnery.


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