Tiny Word - Vocabulary Quiz
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1.   mordant (adj.):
      Radically different or contrary in action or movement.
      Biting.
      Of, or pertaining to, or like a bulb.
      Neglectful of obligation.
2.   unction (n.):
      Any religious ceremonial.
      A contraction of any material into less bulk or dimension.
      The art of anointing as with oil.
      One who is dissatisfied with the existing state of affairs.
3.   circulate (v.):
      To disseminate.
      To make change in.
      To take perceptible or substantial form.
      To interfere for some end.
4.   moccasin (n.):
      A foot-covering made of soft leather or buckskin.
      That part of the world where Christianity is generally professed.
      The act of repeating.
      A very brief portion of time.
5.   intolerance (n.):
      The necessary means or resources.
      The branch of medical science that relates to improving health.
      The doctrine that land and its products are the only true wealth.
      Inability or unwillingness to bear or endure.
6.   arid (adj.):
      Very dry.
      Pertaining to the nose.
      Not fit or suitable.
      Apt to omit what ought to be done.
7.   Parisian (adj.):
      Perceptible.
      Having power to open or loosen the bowels.
      Of or pertaining to the city of Paris.
      Cautious in action for fear of doing wrong.
8.   stagnate (v.):
      To go from one country, state, or region for the purpose of settling orresiding in another.
      To contend angrily or zealously in words.
      To surrender.
      To become dull or inert.
9.   convalescence (n.):
      The art of measuring the intensity of light.
      A decree or an order forbidding something.
      pl. Gentlemen.
      The state of progressive restoration to health and strength after thecessation of disease.
10.   execrable (adj.):
      Of good ancestry.
      Characterized by a harmonious or agreeable mingling of sounds.
      Abominable.
      Supernatural.


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Last modified on 01-06-2006
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