Tiny Word - Vocabulary Quiz
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1.   qualm (n.):
      One who takes part in forcible opposition to the constituted authorities of aplace.
      Deepness.
      A fit of nausea.
      An occupant.
2.   elusion (n.):
      Evasion.
      The state or quality of being genuine, or of the origin and authorshipclaimed.
      The head-harness of a horse consisting of a head-stall, a bit, and the reins.
      Tact, shrewdness, or skill in conducting any kind of negotiations or insocial matters.
3.   desistance (n.):
      The power of springing back to a former position
      A distinctive feature.
      Cessation.
      Lack of or deficiency in experience.
4.   moderation (n.):
      A statement introductory to and explanatory of what follows.
      The power to produce an intended effect as shown in the production of it.
      Release or discharge from indebtedness, obligation, or responsibility.
      Temperance.
5.   perquisite (n.):
      A figure of speech by which a phrase less offensive is substituted.
      The group of buildings which collectively form the dwelling-place of a society ofmonks or nuns.
      Any profit from service beyond the amount fixed as salary or wages.
      A mark for failure or bad conduct.
6.   digraph (n.):
      Any special impressiveness added to an utterance or act, or stress laid uponsome word.
      A curve traced by a point on the circumference of a circle which rolls uponanother circle.
      The point in the orbit of the moon when it is nearest the earth.
      A union of two characters representing a single sound.
7.   query (v.):
      To relinquish, especially temporarily, as a right or claim.
      To give a name or epithet to.
      To make inquiry.
      To take or send away forcibly, as to a penal colony.
8.   magnanimous (adj.):
      Not full-grown.
      Standing out prominently.
      Generous in treating or judging others.
      Disdainful.
9.   delicacy (n.):
      An inferior poet.
      A narrow street, garden path, walk, or the like.
      That which is agreeable to a fine taste.
      A mark of infamy or token of disgrace attaching to a person as the result ofevil-doing.
10.   intolerable (adj.):
      Insufferable.
      Contributing to an end.
      Sunk to a low condition.
      Moderately good.


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Last modified on 01-06-2006
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