Cold Mountain Chap 6 7 Post Test

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  • 1. 

    A collection of pus in the body,usually surrounded by an inflamed area

    • A.

      Abore

    • B.

      Abscess

    • C.

      Obsidian

    • D.

      Alabaster

    Correct Answer
    B. Abscess
    Explanation
    An abscess is a collection of pus that forms in the body, typically surrounded by an inflamed area. It is usually caused by a bacterial infection and can occur in various parts of the body, such as the skin, teeth, or internal organs. The pus in an abscess consists of dead cells, bacteria, and tissue debris. Treatment often involves draining the abscess and administering antibiotics to clear the infection.

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  • 2. 

    To make reparation of a sin or misdeed, mistake or error

    • A.

      Renig

    • B.

      Untone

    • C.

      Awash

    • D.

      Atone

    Correct Answer
    D. Atone
    Explanation
    The word "atone" means to make reparation for a sin, misdeed, mistake, or error. It suggests that an individual is taking responsibility for their actions and attempting to make things right. This could involve making amends, seeking forgiveness, or making restitution. The other options, "renig," "untone," and "awash," do not have the same meaning or connotation as "atone."

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  • 3. 

    To cry out in a loud voice

    • A.

      Bawd

    • B.

      Brawl

    • C.

      Bawl

    • D.

      Ball

    Correct Answer
    C. Bawl
    Explanation
    The word "bawl" means to cry out in a loud voice. It is different from the other options provided. "Bawd" refers to a woman who runs a brothel, "brawl" means a noisy fight or argument, and "ball" can refer to a formal social gathering or a spherical object used in various sports. Therefore, "bawl" is the correct answer as it matches the given definition.

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  • 4. 

    A person to whom one is engaged to be married

    • A.

      Finance

    • B.

      Betrothed

    • C.

      Befuddled

    • D.

      Bemused

    Correct Answer
    B. Betrothed
    Explanation
    The term "betrothed" refers to a person to whom one is engaged to be married. In the context of finance, this term is not directly related. "Befuddled" means to be confused or perplexed, while "bemused" means to be puzzled or amused. Therefore, the correct answer is "betrothed" as it aligns with the definition provided.

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  • 5. 

    Not useful or wise to put into practice; not workable

    • A.

      Imperfected

    • B.

      Impudent

    • C.

      Imprudented

    • D.

      Impractical

    Correct Answer
    D. Impractical
    Explanation
    The word "impractical" means something that is not useful or wise to put into practice, or not workable. It is the most suitable word among the options given, as the other words do not convey the same meaning. "Imperfected" means not made perfect, "impudent" means lacking respect, and "imprudented" is not a valid word. Therefore, "impractical" is the correct answer.

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  • 6. 

    Without energy

    • A.

      Lethargic

    • B.

      Lethal

    • C.

      Liturgy

    • D.

      Listerine

    Correct Answer
    A. Lethargic
    Explanation
    Lethargic means lacking energy or being sluggish. It is the most suitable word among the options provided because it directly relates to the phrase "without energy". Lethal means causing death, which is not related to the given phrase. Liturgy refers to a religious ceremony, and Listerine is a brand of mouthwash, both of which are unrelated to the concept of lacking energy. Therefore, lethargic is the correct answer.

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  • 7. 

    That which is known or believed about a subject, especially that transmitted by tradition, oral means, or obscure writing

    • A.

      Lorn

    • B.

      Learned

    • C.

      Lore

    • D.

      Lure

    Correct Answer
    D. Lure
    Explanation
    The word "lure" is the correct answer because it fits the definition given in the question. The definition states that it refers to "that which is known or believed about a subject," and "lure" can be seen as something that is known or believed to attract or tempt someone. The other options, "lorn," "learned," and "lore," do not accurately match the definition provided.

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  • 8. 

    A small or temporary bed, or mattress stuffed with straw

    • A.

      Pallet

    • B.

      Pullet

    • C.

      Pollet

    • D.

      Pulpit

    Correct Answer
    A. Pallet
    Explanation
    A pallet is a small or temporary bed, typically made of wood, used for sleeping or resting. It is often stuffed with straw for added comfort. This type of bed is commonly used in rustic or temporary settings, such as camping or in some traditional cultures.

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  • 9. 

    Any of several fast-growing deciduous trees, such as the aspen or cottonwood

    • A.

      Popular

    • B.

      Poplar

    • C.

      Polared

    • D.

      Postit

    Correct Answer
    B. Poplar
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "poplar." Poplar is a type of fast-growing deciduous tree, commonly known for its popularity. It is often used for its wood, which is widely used in construction and furniture making. The other options, such as "popular," "polared," and "postit," do not make sense in the context of the given information.

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  • 10. 

    Of, pertaining to, or suitable for royalty; royal

    • A.

      Regented

    • B.

      Reguilled

    • C.

      Redrift

    • D.

      Regal

    Correct Answer
    D. Regal
    Explanation
    The word "regal" means of, pertaining to, or suitable for royalty; royal. It is often used to describe something or someone that is majestic, elegant, and befitting of a king or queen. In this context, "regal" is the correct answer as it aligns with the definition provided. The other options, "regented," "reguilled," and "redrift," do not have the same meaning or association with royalty.

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  • 11. 

    To become milder, more sympathetic, or more lenient

    • A.

      Return

    • B.

      Retrain

    • C.

      Relent

    • D.

      Refrain

    Correct Answer
    C. Relent
    Explanation
    Relent means to become milder, more sympathetic, or more lenient. It implies a change in attitude or behavior towards a situation or person, showing a softer or more forgiving approach. This word is often used to describe someone who is initially strict or unyielding but then becomes more understanding or lenient.

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  • 12. 

    An ornamental wall bracket for a candle or light

    • A.

      Candleabra

    • B.

      Candleolder

    • C.

      Scone

    • D.

      Sconce

    Correct Answer
    D. Sconce
    Explanation
    A sconce is an ornamental wall bracket that is used to hold a candle or a light. It is a decorative piece that is attached to a wall and provides lighting in a room. It is different from the other options provided as a candleabra is a branched candlestick holder, a candleolder is not a recognized term, and a scone is a type of baked good. Therefore, the correct answer is sconce.

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  • 13. 

    To mark or score (a surface) with a sharp instrument, especially as a guide for later cutting or assembly

    • A.

      Scorn

    • B.

      Scribe

    • C.

      Scrube

    • D.

      Screde

    Correct Answer
    B. Scribe
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "scribe." To scribe means to mark or score a surface with a sharp instrument, typically as a guide for later cutting or assembly. This term is commonly used in woodworking or construction to create precise lines or measurements. "Scorn," "scrube," and "screde" do not have the same meaning or association with marking or scoring a surface.

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  • 14. 

    To go over, along, or through; cover or cross

    • A.

      Transitive

    • B.

      Traverse

    • C.

      Transverse

    • D.

      Transcribe

    Correct Answer
    B. Traverse
    Explanation
    The word "traverse" means to go over, along, or through; cover or cross. It is a transitive verb, which means it requires an object to complete its meaning. The other options - transverse and transcribe - do not accurately convey the meaning of going over or crossing. Therefore, "traverse" is the correct answer.

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