Diction Of The 4th Quarter

44 Questions | Total Attempts: 43

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Definition Quizzes & Trivia

Match the definition with the correct word.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Showing a brooding ill humor or silent resentment; morose or sulky.
    • A. 

      Solemn

    • B. 

      Sullen

    • C. 

      Sorry

    • D. 

      Cryptic

  • 2. 
    To act as a go-between in sexual intrigues; function as a procurer. To cater to the lower tastes and desires of others or exploit their weaknesses.
    • A. 

      Baker

    • B. 

      Monger

    • C. 

      Broker

    • D. 

      Pander

    • E. 

      Maid

  • 3. 
    The intestine. The interior of something.
    • A. 

      Bovine

    • B. 

      Bowery

    • C. 

      Bowel

    • D. 

      Bow

    • E. 

      Bumfodder

  • 4. 
    A smallhand tool having a spiraled shank, a screw tip, and a cross handle, and used for boring holes. 
    • A. 

      Potato

    • B. 

      Gimlet

    • C. 

      Power drill

    • D. 

      Samson

  • 5. 
    Imposingly fashionable or elegant; grand.
    • A. 

      Swank

    • B. 

      Ordinary

    • C. 

      Average

    • D. 

      Lavish

  • 6. 
    One that acts as an agent for others, as in negotiating contracts, purchases, or sales, in return for a fee or commission.
    • A. 

      Broker

    • B. 

      Break-dancer

    • C. 

      Baker

    • D. 

      Crypt Keeper

  • 7. 
    The often large luxurious country houseof a well-to-do person.
    • A. 

      Villa

    • B. 

      Hut

    • C. 

      Hamlet

    • D. 

      Mansion

    • E. 

      Shack

  • 8. 
    A woman considered sexually promiscuous.
    • A. 

      Tart

    • B. 

      Pastry

    • C. 

      Succubus

    • D. 

      Nasty Nate

    • E. 

      Prostitute

  • 9. 
    Long and thin; slender; flimsy.
    • A. 

      Brood

    • B. 

      Stout

    • C. 

      Tenuous

    • D. 

      Tender

  • 10. 
    A state of reduced or suspended sensibility.
    • A. 

      Aware

    • B. 

      Conscious

    • C. 

      Stupor

    • D. 

      Stupendous

    • E. 

      Stump

  • 11. 
    To invent, compose, or recite without preparation.
    • A. 

      Improvise

    • B. 

      Impromptu

    • C. 

      Impudence

    • D. 

      Impugn

    • E. 

      Impact

  • 12. 
    In an initial or early stage; incipient.
    • A. 

      Incestuous

    • B. 

      The Squirl Master

    • C. 

      Inchoate

    • D. 

      Incalescent

    • E. 

      Entrance

  • 13. 
    Of or concerned with the judgment of the goodness or badness of human action and character; ethical.
    • A. 

      Ethics

    • B. 

      Moral

    • C. 

      Virtue

    • D. 

      Pure

  • 14. 
    Moral excelence and reighteousness; goodness.
    • A. 

      Virtuoso

    • B. 

      Virtual Reality

    • C. 

      Virtue

    • D. 

      Conscious

  • 15. 
    Acceptance as true or valid; beilef.
    • A. 

      Credential

    • B. 

      Credence

    • C. 

      Credit

    • D. 

      Creditor

  • 16. 
    The quailty of a sound that distinguishes it from other sounds of the same pitch and volume.
    • A. 

      Timbrel

    • B. 

      Timbale

    • C. 

      Timber

    • D. 

      Timbre

    • E. 

      Tone

  • 17. 
    Deep distress or misery, as from grief. Misfortune, calamity. Used to express sorrow or dismay.
    • A. 

      Wood

    • B. 

      Wow

    • C. 

      Woe

    • D. 

      Wo

    • E. 

      What-What

  • 18. 
    A small cave or cavern.
    • A. 

      Grotty

    • B. 

      Grotto

    • C. 

      Ground

    • D. 

      Grotesque

  • 19. 
    Dismal; bleak. Boring; dull.
    • A. 

      Dreamy

    • B. 

      Dreary

    • C. 

      Drench

    • D. 

      Dummy

  • 20. 
    The symbiotic association of the mycelium of a fungus with the roots of certain plants.
    • A. 

      Mycorhiza

    • B. 

      My God

    • C. 

      Mycology

    • D. 

      Mycoplasma

  • 21. 
    Any of the various neurological disorders characterized by sudden recurring attacks of motor, sensory, or psychic malfunction with or without loss of consciousness or convulsive seizures.
    • A. 

      Epileptoid

    • B. 

      Epilogue

    • C. 

      Epilepsy

    • D. 

      Epinasty

  • 22. 
    A state of extreme confusion or agitation.
    • A. 

      Turmoil

    • B. 

      Today

    • C. 

      Turnip

    • D. 

      Turnery

  • 23. 
    Not straightforward; shifty.
    • A. 

      Devisor

    • B. 

      Devious

    • C. 

      Devitalize

    • D. 

      Devise

  • 24. 
    Enthusiastic devotion to a cause, an ideal, or a goal and tireless diligence in its furtherance.
    • A. 

      Ideal

    • B. 

      Zeal

    • C. 

      Meal

    • D. 

      Zarf

  • 25. 
    A person affected with leprosy.
    • A. 

      The Hamburger Helper

    • B. 

      Leper

    • C. 

      Leprechaun

    • D. 

      Leprous

    • E. 

      Lenny

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