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  • 1. 

    What is a 12-letter word meaning "the department of an army charged with the provision of its food and water and daily needs"?

    • A.

      Insurrection

    • B.

      Aide-De-Camp

    • C.

      Commissariat

    • D.

      Subterranean

    Correct Answer
    C. Commissariat
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Commissariat. Commissariat is a 12-letter word that means "the department of an army charged with the provision of its food and water and daily needs." It refers to the logistical and administrative division responsible for supplying and supporting an army with essential resources.

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  • 2. 

    What is a 10-letter word meaning "to empower"?

    • A.

      Commission

    • B.

      Luxuriance

    • C.

      Parliament

    • D.

      Deposition

    Correct Answer
    A. Commission
    Explanation
    The word "commission" is a 10-letter word that means "to empower" because it refers to the act of granting someone the authority or power to perform a specific task or duty. When someone is commissioned, they are given the power and responsibility to carry out a particular job or assignment. This word accurately describes the act of empowering someone and is the most suitable option among the given choices.

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  • 3. 

    What is a 9 letter word meaning "something that is bought and sold"?

    • A.

      Commodity

    • B.

      Officiate

    • C.

      Dramatist

    • D.

      Contusion

    Correct Answer
    A. Commodity
    Explanation
    A 9 letter word meaning "something that is bought and sold" is commodity. A commodity refers to any goods or products that can be bought, sold, or traded, typically in large quantities. This word accurately describes items that hold value and are exchanged in various markets for economic purposes.

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  • 4. 

    What is an 11-letter word meaning "relative"?

    • A.

      Cosmography

    • B.

      Comparative

    • C.

      Americanism

    • D.

      Physiocracy

    Correct Answer
    B. Comparative
    Explanation
    The word "comparative" is an 11-letter word that means "relative." It refers to something that is considered in relation to something else, often used to make comparisons or draw similarities between two or more things. This word accurately describes the meaning of "relative" and fits the given criteria.

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  • 5. 

    What is a 10 letter word meaning "examination of two or more objects with reference to their likeness or unlikeness"?

    • A.

      Comparison

    • B.

      Redundance

    • C.

      Introspect

    • D.

      Anemometer

    Correct Answer
    A. Comparison
    Explanation
    The word "comparison" fits the given definition of "examination of two or more objects with reference to their likeness or unlikeness." When comparing objects, we analyze their similarities and differences, which aligns with the meaning provided in the question. "Redundance," "introspect," and "anemometer" do not relate to the definition given, making them incorrect options.

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  • 6. 

    What is an 11-letter word meaning "characterized by rivalry"?

    • A.

      Munificence

    • B.

      Compression

    • C.

      Sarcophagus

    • D.

      Competitive

    Correct Answer
    D. Competitive
    Explanation
    The word "competitive" is the correct answer because it is an 11-letter word that means "characterized by rivalry." When something is competitive, it implies that there is a sense of rivalry or competition involved. This word accurately describes a situation or environment where individuals or groups are striving to outperform each other and win.

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  • 7. 

    What is an 11-letter word meaning "satisfaction with one's acts or surroundings"?

    • A.

      Complacence

    • B.

      Deleterious

    • C.

      Planisphere

    • D.

      Wizen-Faced

    Correct Answer
    A. Complacence
    Explanation
    Complacence is the correct answer because it is an 11-letter word that means "satisfaction with one's acts or surroundings." It refers to a feeling of contentment or self-satisfaction, often accompanied by a lack of awareness or concern for potential problems or challenges. Complacence implies a certain level of smugness or indifference towards improvement or change, as one is already satisfied with their current state.

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  • 8. 

    What is a 10-letter word meaning "pleased or satisfied with oneself"?

    • A.

      Scriptural

    • B.

      Complacent

    • C.

      Felicitate

    • D.

      Rebellious

    Correct Answer
    B. Complacent
    Explanation
    Complacent is the correct answer because it means being pleased or satisfied with oneself. It describes a person who is self-satisfied and content, often to the point of being unaware of potential problems or dangers. The other options, such as scriptural, felicitate, and rebellious, do not have the same meaning as complacent and are therefore incorrect choices.

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  • 9. 

    What is a 12-letter word meaning "politeness"?

    • A.

      Decasyllable

    • B.

      Inaccessible

    • C.

      Investigator

    • D.

      Complaisance

    Correct Answer
    D. Complaisance
    Explanation
    Complaisance is the correct answer because it is a 12-letter word that means "politeness." Complaisance refers to the quality of being willing to please others and being polite in social interactions. The other options, decasyllable, inaccessible, and investigator, do not have the same meaning as "politeness" and are not 12-letter words.

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  • 10. 

    What is an 11-letter word meaning "agreeable"?

    • A.

      Counterpart

    • B.

      Contrivance

    • C.

      Complaisant

    • D.

      Benevolence

    Correct Answer
    C. Complaisant
    Explanation
    Complaisant is the correct answer because it is an 11-letter word that means "agreeable".

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  • 11. 

    What is a 9 letter word meaning "yielding"?

    • A.

      Ascendant

    • B.

      Confidant

    • C.

      Hypocrite

    • D.

      Compliant

    Correct Answer
    D. Compliant
    Explanation
    Compliant is the correct answer because it is a 9-letter word that means "yielding." When someone is compliant, they are willing to obey or follow rules or instructions without resistance. They are accommodating and adaptable, making it easy for others to influence or persuade them. This word accurately describes the concept of yielding or being submissive in a given context.

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  • 12. 

    What is a 10-letter word meaning "to address or gratify with expressions of delicate praise"?

    • A.

      Statecraft

    • B.

      Controller

    • C.

      Forecastle

    • D.

      Compliment

    Correct Answer
    D. Compliment
    Explanation
    A 10-letter word meaning "to address or gratify with expressions of delicate praise" is "compliment". A compliment is a polite expression of praise or admiration. It is used to show appreciation or to boost someone's confidence by acknowledging their qualities or achievements.

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  • 13. 

    What is a 9 letter word meaning "a constituent element or part"?

    • A.

      Melodrama

    • B.

      Ingenuity

    • C.

      Component

    • D.

      Explicate

    Correct Answer
    C. Component
    Explanation
    The word "component" is a 9-letter word that means "a constituent element or part." It refers to a part or element that makes up a whole or a larger system. This word accurately describes something that is essential and necessary for the functioning or completion of something else.

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  • 14. 

    What is a seven-letter word meaning "to conduct or behave (oneself)"?

    • A.

      Comport

    • B.

      Opinion

    • C.

      Vestige

    • D.

      Mandate

    Correct Answer
    A. Comport
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Comport". "Comport" is a seven-letter word that means "to conduct or behave (oneself)". It is the most suitable option among the given words as the others do not have the same meaning. "Opinion" refers to a belief or judgment, "Vestige" means a trace or evidence of something that no longer exists, and "Mandate" refers to an official order or command. Therefore, "Comport" is the correct answer as it best fits the given definition.

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  • 15. 

    What is a 9 letter word meaning "calmness"?

    • A.

      Egregious

    • B.

      Selective

    • C.

      Composure

    • D.

      Epicurean

    Correct Answer
    C. Composure
    Explanation
    Composure is a 9-letter word that means "calmness." It refers to the state of being calm and composed, especially in stressful or difficult situations. This word accurately captures the meaning of "calmness" and is the most appropriate option among the given choices. "Egregious," "Selective," and "Epicurean" do not have the same meaning as "calmness" and are therefore incorrect answers.

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