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  • 1. 

    What is a four-letter word meaning "once more"?

    • A.

      Whet

    • B.

      Anew

    • C.

      Rote

    • D.

      Laud

    Correct Answer
    B. Anew
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Anew." "Anew" is a four-letter word that means "once more" or "again." It is often used to indicate the repetition or continuation of something that has already happened or been done before.

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  • 2. 

    What is a seven-letter word meaning "saintly"?

    • A.

      Appease

    • B.

      Angelic

    • C.

      Epitaph

    • D.

      Betroth

    Correct Answer
    B. Angelic
    Explanation
    The word "angelic" is a seven-letter word that means "saintly". It refers to something or someone that is pure, holy, or resembling an angel. This word is often used to describe a person's behavior, character, or appearance as being exceptionally good, virtuous, or divine.

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  • 3. 

    What is an 11-letter word meaning "the entire English race wherever found, as in Europe, the United States, or India"?

    • A.

      Anticyclone

    • B.

      Participate

    • C.

      Violoncello

    • D.

      Anglo-Saxon

    Correct Answer
    D. Anglo-Saxon
    Explanation
    Anglo-Saxon is the correct answer because it is an 11-letter word that refers to the entire English race wherever they are found, such as in Europe, the United States, or India. Anglo-Saxon is a term used to describe the people of England and their language, culture, and history. It is derived from the combination of the words "Anglo" which refers to the Angles, one of the Germanic tribes that settled in England, and "Saxon" which refers to the Saxons, another Germanic tribe that also settled in England.

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  • 4. 

    What is a 13-letter word meaning "the utterance of criticism or censure"?

    • A.

      Intracellular

    • B.

      Animadversion

    • C.

      Prepossession

    • D.

      Comprehension

    Correct Answer
    B. Animadversion
    Explanation
    Animadversion is a 13-letter word that means "the utterance of criticism or censure." This word accurately describes the act of expressing disapproval or faultfinding towards someone or something. It implies a critical remark or comment made with the intention of pointing out flaws or shortcomings. Therefore, animadversion is the most suitable answer for the given question.

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  • 5. 

    What is a 10-letter word meaning "an animal of microscopic smallness"?

    • A.

      Animalcule

    • B.

      Somnolence

    • C.

      Aggrandize

    • D.

      Resumption

    Correct Answer
    A. Animalcule
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Animalcule". An animalcule is a 10-letter word that refers to an animal of microscopic smallness. This term is commonly used in biology to describe tiny organisms that are only visible under a microscope.

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  • 6. 

    What is a 9 letter word meaning "hatred"?

    • A.

      Indigence

    • B.

      Animosity

    • C.

      Symphonic

    • D.

      Designate

    Correct Answer
    B. Animosity
    Explanation
    Animosity is a 9 letter word that means "hatred". It is derived from the Latin word "animositas" which means "hostility" or "ill-will". Animosity refers to strong feelings of dislike, enmity, or hatred towards someone or something. It is often characterized by resentment, bitterness, and a desire for revenge or harm.

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  • 7. 

    What is an eight-letter word meaning "historian"?

    • A.

      Annalist

    • B.

      Overdose

    • C.

      Encomium

    • D.

      Galvanic

    Correct Answer
    A. Annalist
    Explanation
    An eight-letter word that means "historian" is "annalist." An annalist is someone who writes or keeps records of historical events, making it an appropriate term for a historian.

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  • 8. 

    What is a five-letter word meaning "to add or affix at the end"?

    • A.

      Annex

    • B.

      Defer

    • C.

      Inlet

    • D.

      Lever

    Correct Answer
    A. Annex
    Explanation
    Annex is a five-letter word that means "to add or affix at the end." It is commonly used to describe the act of adding or attaching something, such as a room or territory, to an existing structure or area. This word is often used in legal or administrative contexts to refer to the process of incorporating or attaching additional information or documents to a main body of text or agreement.

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  • 9. 

    What is a seven-letter word meaning "an annual allowance, payment, or income"?

    • A.

      Dubious

    • B.

      Stealth

    • C.

      Annuity

    • D.

      Regress

    Correct Answer
    C. Annuity
    Explanation
    Annuity is the correct answer because it is a seven-letter word that means "an annual allowance, payment, or income." Annuities are often used in financial planning to provide a steady stream of income over a period of time, typically during retirement. They can be purchased through insurance companies or other financial institutions and are designed to provide a reliable source of income on a regular basis.

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  • 10. 

    What is a five-letter word meaning "the point where or path by which a voltaic current enters an electrolyte or the like"?

    • A.

      Aloof

    • B.

      Augur

    • C.

      Anode

    • D.

      Atone

    Correct Answer
    C. Anode
    Explanation
    Anode is the correct answer because it is a five-letter word that refers to the point where a voltaic current enters an electrolyte or similar substance.

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  • 11. 

    What is a 9 letter word meaning "of unknown authorship"?

    • A.

      Anonymous

    • B.

      Piecemeal

    • C.

      Lithotype

    • D.

      Indigence

    Correct Answer
    A. Anonymous
    Explanation
    The word "anonymous" is a 9-letter word that means "of unknown authorship." This word is often used to describe a piece of work, such as a book or a poem, that does not have an identified author. It is derived from the Greek word "anonymos," which means "without a name." When something is anonymous, it is difficult or impossible to determine who created it or wrote it.

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  • 12. 

    What is a 10-letter word meaning "mutual opposition or resistance of counteracting forces, principles, or persons"?

    • A.

      Preemption

    • B.

      Antagonism

    • C.

      Elasticity

    • D.

      Septennial

    Correct Answer
    B. Antagonism
    Explanation
    Antagonism is the correct answer because it is a 10-letter word that means "mutual opposition or resistance of counteracting forces, principles, or persons." Antagonism refers to a state of conflict or hostility between individuals or groups, where there is a strong opposition or resistance towards each other. It implies a clash or contradiction in ideas, actions, or interests, leading to a sense of rivalry or opposition.

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  • 13. 

    What is a four-letter word meaning "in the game of poker, to put up a stake before the cards are dealt"?

    • A.

      Kiln

    • B.

      Ante

    • C.

      Bore

    • D.

      Bide

    Correct Answer
    B. Ante
    Explanation
    In the game of poker, players are required to put up a stake before the cards are dealt, which is known as an "ante". This is a four-letter word that accurately describes the action of contributing money to the pot before the game begins. The other options, kiln, bore, and bide, do not have any connection to poker or the act of putting up a stake.

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  • 14. 

    What is a 10-letter word meaning "one who or that which precedes or goes before, as in time, place, rank, order, or causality"?

    • A.

      Possessive

    • B.

      Antecedent

    • C.

      Frolicsome

    • D.

      Boisterous

    Correct Answer
    B. Antecedent
    Explanation
    The word "antecedent" fits the given definition of "one who or that which precedes or goes before, as in time, place, rank, order, or causality." It refers to something that comes before or precedes another thing, whether it be in terms of time, location, rank, order, or cause and effect. "Possessive," "frolicsome," and "boisterous" do not relate to the given definition and are therefore incorrect answers.

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  • 15. 

    What is an eight-letter word meaning "to assign or affix a date to earlier than the actual one"?

    • A.

      Dominate

    • B.

      Antedate

    • C.

      Nugatory

    • D.

      Galvanic

    Correct Answer
    B. Antedate
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Antedate." Antedate means to assign or affix a date to earlier than the actual one. It is an eight-letter word that accurately describes the given definition.

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