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Unknown Words 11/6/2011 Test

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5 Matching Questions

  1. refurbish
  2. domineering
  3. rebuke
  4. infamy
  5. belie
  1. a adj. tending to domineer
  2. b noun an act or expression of criticism and censure; verb censure severely or angrily
  3. c verb represent falsely; be in contradiction with
  4. d verb make brighter and prettier
  5. e noun evil fame or public reputation; a state of extreme dishonor

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. noun overbearing pride or presumption
  2. adj. characterized by a government in which the political authority exercises absolute and centralized control; of or relating to the principles of totalitarianism according to which the state regulates every realm of life; noun an adherent of totalitarian principles or totalitarian government
  3. noun a revolutionary doctrine that advocates destruction of the social system for its own sake; complete denial of all established authority and institutions; the delusion that things (or everything, including the self) do not exist; a sense that everything is unreal
  4. noun extreme excess
  5. noun the branch of physics concerned with the conversion of different forms of energy

5 True/False Questions

  1. soliloquyadj. (of angles) pointing outward at an angle of less than 180 degrees; having a quality that thrusts itself into attention; noun (military) the part of the line of battle that projects closest to the enemy


  2. impeccableadj. not capable of sin; without fault or error


  3. nanotechnologynoun the branch of engineering that deals with things smaller than 100 nanometers (especially with the manipulation of individual molecules)


  4. quaintadj. strange in an interesting or pleasing way; very strange or unusual; odd or even incongruous in character or appearance; attractively old-fashioned (but not necessarily authentic)


  5. quotidianadj. found in the ordinary course of events


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