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  1. panache
  2. diaphanous
  3. vicissitude
  4. philippic
  5. inquiry
  1. a [L. quaerere-to ask] (n) a seeking or request for truth, information, or knowledge; an investigation, as into an incident; charges; a question; query
  2. b [Gk. Philip, king of Macedon, denounced in several of Demosthenes's speeches] (n) a bitter verbal attack
  3. c [L. penna-feather] (n) a confident and stylish manner; a strikingly elaborate or colorful display
  4. d [L. dia-through + phanes-appearing] (adj) very sheer and light, almost completely transparent
  5. e [L. vicis-a turn] (n) a change, variation, or alteration; pl.--successive changing phases, "ups and downs"

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. [L. sacer-sacred + santus-holy] (adj) very sacred, extremely holy; inviolable; set apart or immune from questioning or attack
  2. [Gk. hegemon-leader] (n) predominant influence exercised by one nation over others; aggression or expansionism by large nations in an effort to achieve world domination
  3. [L. tendere-to stretch] (adj) intended to promote a particular point of view, doctrine, or cause; biased or partisan
  4. [L. com-with + mensurare-to measure] (adj) equal in size, extent, duration, or importance; proportionate; measurable by the same standards
  5. [Gk. sema-sign] (n) the study of meaning; the meaning or the interpretation of meaning, of a word, sentence, etc.

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  1. premise[L. pre-before + mittere-to send] (n) a basis, stated or assumed, on which reasoning proceeds; a proposition supporting a conclusion; a tract of land including its buildings (vt) to set forth beforehand, as by way of introduction or explanation

          

  2. incendiary[L. quaerere-to ask] (n) a seeking or request for truth, information, or knowledge; an investigation, as into an incident; charges; a question; query

          

  3. immure[L. quaerere-to ask] (n) a seeking or request for truth, information, or knowledge; an investigation, as into an incident; charges; a question; query

          

  4. emolument[L. e-out + molere-to grind (miller's fee)] (n) payment; profit derived from an office or employment; a fee or salary

          

  5. explicit[L. ex-out + plicare-to fold] (adj) fully and clearly expressed or demonstrated; having nothing merely implied; unequivocal; definite and unreserved in expression; having sexual acts or nudity clearly depicted

          

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