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  • 1. 

    What is a 10 letter word meaning "characterized by extravagance and in general by want of good taste"?

    • A.

      Fallacious

    • B.

      Univalence

    • C.

      Exasperate

    • D.

      Flamboyant

    Correct Answer
    D. Flamboyant
    Explanation
    Flamboyant is the correct answer because it is a 10 letter word that means "characterized by extravagance and in general by want of good taste." This word describes something or someone that is showy, flashy, or ostentatious, often in a way that is considered excessive or lacking in refinement.

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  • 2. 

    What is an eight-letter word meaning "the act of bending"?

    • A.

      Flection

    • B.

      Aeronaut

    • C.

      Kinsfolk

    • D.

      Paternal

    Correct Answer
    A. Flection
    Explanation
    Flection is the correct answer because it is an eight-letter word that means "the act of bending." It is derived from the Latin word "flectere," which means "to bend." Flection is often used in the context of linguistics to describe the bending or inflection of words to indicate different grammatical forms.

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  • 3. 

    What is a 9 letter word meaning "a young bird"?

    • A.

      Pentagram

    • B.

      Chameleon

    • C.

      Fledgling

    • D.

      Delineate

    Correct Answer
    C. Fledgling
    Explanation
    Fledgling is the correct answer because it is a 9 letter word that means "a young bird." The word accurately describes a bird that has recently acquired its flight feathers and is learning to fly. The other options, Pentagram, Chameleon, and Delineate, do not have the same meaning or association with a young bird.

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  • 4. 

    What is a six-letter word meaning "thin and weak"?

    • A.

      Placid

    • B.

      Extant

    • C.

      Flimsy

    • D.

      Unique

    Correct Answer
    C. Flimsy
    Explanation
    The word "flimsy" is a six-letter word that means "thin and weak." It accurately describes something that lacks strength or substance.

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  • 5. 

    What is an eight-letter word meaning "having a light, pert, trifling disposition"?

    • A.

      Lifetime

    • B.

      Flippant

    • C.

      Allusion

    • D.

      Intermit

    Correct Answer
    B. Flippant
    Explanation
    Flippant is the correct answer because it is an eight-letter word that means "having a light, pert, trifling disposition." This word describes someone who is not serious or respectful in their attitude or behavior.

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  • 6. 

    What is a four-letter word meaning "a collection of tabular masses of floating polar ice"?

    • A.

      Floe

    • B.

      Clan

    • C.

      Pall

    • D.

      Racy

    Correct Answer
    A. Floe
    Explanation
    A four-letter word that means "a collection of tabular masses of floating polar ice" is "floe." A floe refers to a large sheet of ice that floats on the surface of the water, typically found in polar regions. This term is commonly used to describe the formation and movement of ice in the Arctic and Antarctic regions.

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  • 7. 

    What is a five-letter word meaning "the aggregate of plants growing without cultivation in a district"?

    • A.

      Datum

    • B.

      Flora

    • C.

      Usury

    • D.

      Sheer

    Correct Answer
    B. Flora
    Explanation
    Flora is the correct answer because it refers to the aggregate of plants growing without cultivation in a district. It is a five-letter word that specifically denotes the plant life in a particular area.

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  • 8. 

    What is a six-letter word meaning "pertaining to flowers"?

    • A.

      Optics

    • B.

      Myriad

    • C.

      Floral

    • D.

      Badger

    Correct Answer
    C. Floral
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Floral" because the word "floral" is a six-letter word that means "pertaining to flowers."

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  • 9. 

    What is a 9 letter word meaning "to pass backward and forward irregularly from one state or degree to another"?

    • A.

      Opportune

    • B.

      Temporize

    • C.

      Fluctuate

    • D.

      Frivolity

    Correct Answer
    C. Fluctuate
    Explanation
    Fluctuate is the correct answer because it is a 9 letter word that means "to pass backward and forward irregularly from one state or degree to another." The word implies a lack of stability or consistency, suggesting that something is constantly changing or shifting between different states or levels.

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  • 10. 

    What is an 11-letter word meaning "frequent irregular change back and forth from one state or degree to another"?

    • A.

      Punctilious

    • B.

      Arborescent

    • C.

      Fluctuation

    • D.

      Workmanship

    Correct Answer
    C. Fluctuation
    Explanation
    Fluctuation is the correct answer because it is an 11-letter word that means "frequent irregular change back and forth from one state or degree to another." This word accurately describes the concept of constant variation or oscillation between different states or degrees.

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  • 11. 

    What is a four-letter word meaning "a smoke-duct in a chimney"?

    • A.

      Came

    • B.

      Duet

    • C.

      Pare

    • D.

      Flue

    Correct Answer
    D. Flue
    Explanation
    A four-letter word meaning "a smoke-duct in a chimney" is flue. A flue is a pipe or channel that allows smoke and gases to escape from a fireplace or furnace. It is an essential component of a chimney system, ensuring the safe and efficient ventilation of smoke and combustion byproducts.

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  • 12. 

    What is a six-letter word meaning "having a ready or easy flow of words or ideas"?

    • A.

      Deceit

    • B.

      Fluent

    • C.

      Desert

    • D.

      Stifle

    Correct Answer
    B. Fluent
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Fluent" because it is a six-letter word that means "having a ready or easy flow of words or ideas". This word describes someone who can express themselves easily and effortlessly, without any hesitation or difficulty.

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  • 13. 

    What is a four-letter word meaning "a state of constant movement, change, or renewal"?

    • A.

      Paly

    • B.

      Purl

    • C.

      Flux

    • D.

      Bore

    Correct Answer
    C. Flux
    Explanation
    Flux is a four-letter word that means "a state of constant movement, change, or renewal." It is commonly used to describe a dynamic or ever-changing situation or condition. In physics, flux refers to the flow or movement of a substance or energy through a surface. In a broader sense, flux can also describe a state of continuous transformation or evolution. Therefore, flux is the correct answer to the question.

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  • 14. 

    What is a five-letter word meaning "obscure"?

    • A.

      Usurp

    • B.

      Edict

    • C.

      Foggy

    • D.

      Evert

    Correct Answer
    C. Foggy
    Explanation
    The word "foggy" is a five-letter word that means "obscure." It is an appropriate answer because foggy is often used to describe weather conditions where visibility is reduced, making things unclear or difficult to see.

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  • 15. 

    What is a six-letter word meaning "a personal weakness or failing"?

    • A.

      Foible

    • B.

      Stigma

    • C.

      Static

    • D.

      Orator

    Correct Answer
    A. Foible
    Explanation
    Foible is the correct answer because it is a six-letter word that means "a personal weakness or failing." It accurately describes a characteristic or flaw that is considered to be a minor or harmless imperfection in someone's personality or behavior. Stigma, Static, and Orator do not have the same meaning as foible, making them incorrect choices for this question.

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