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Vocabulary Quiz
Vocabulary Quiz

April 27th, 2017 - New Vocabulary Words

The key is at the bottom of the page but don’t cheat !

The Words: 


  1.  sophistry
  2.  holus-bolus
  3.  oleaginous
  4.  coruscant 
  5.  minatory
  6.  drupe
  7.  perfidious
  8.  rampike
  9.  fallal
  10.  cordate

The Definition Choices:

  1.  sparkling or gleaming; scintillating; 
  2.  deliberately faithless; treacherous; deceitful
  3.  a bit of finery; a showy article of dress
  4.  a subtle, tricky, superficially plausible, but generally fallacious method of reasoning
  5.  a dead tree, especially the bleached skeleton or splintered trunk
  6.  any fruit, as a peach, cherry, plum - comprised of skin,pulp and usually a single seed
  7.   having the nature or qualities of oil
  8.   heart shaped
  9.   menacing; threatening.
  10.   all at once; altogether. 





The Key:
  1. D (i.e. He had the irritating habit of applying sophistry when he knew the least about a given subject.)
  2. J   (i,e. They were shocked by the sheer vividness of the images and sounds filling the room holos-bolus.)
  3. G  (i.e. His manner, attractive to ladies often effected other men like the oleaginous grime on one’s hands having grabbed the wrong end of the stick. )
  4. A (i.e. The humming birds neck feathers were coruscant greens and blues.  )
  5. I  (i.e. It seemed that his minatory manner was effective in his role as a guard.
  6. F  (i.e. He favored a diet including a wide variety of drupe over vegetables or meats.)
  7. B (i.e. He was a kind man, married to a perfidious shrew.
  8. E (i.e. Although the fall was not fatal, the rampike that he fell on was.) 
  9. C (i,e. All the girls were envious of her small broach as it was the perfect fallal to her dress.)
  10. H  (i,e. The fall was her time for love, even the red and yellow cordate leaves inspired her.)

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