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  • 1. 

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

    • A.

      Illicit

    • B.

      Outride

    • C.

      Salvage

    • D.

      Diverse

    Correct Answer
    A. Illicit
    Explanation
    The word "illicit" is a seven-letter word that means "unlawful." It is the correct answer because it directly matches the given definition. "Outride," "salvage," and "diverse" do not have the same meaning as "unlawful," so they are not the correct answer.

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  • 2. 

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

    • A.

      Circumspect

    • B.

      Illimitable

    • C.

      Tranquilize

    • D.

      Appellation

    Correct Answer
    B. Illimitable
    Explanation
    Illimitable is the correct answer because it is an 11-letter word that means "boundless." The word "illimitable" suggests something that has no limits or boundaries, indicating a sense of vastness or limitless possibilities. It can be used to describe something that is infinite, unlimited, or immeasurable in scope or extent.

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  • 3. 

    What is a 10-letter word meaning "having little or no book-learning"?

    • A.

      Pentathlon

    • B.

      Underwrite

    • C.

      Illiterate

    • D.

      Aggression

    Correct Answer
    C. Illiterate
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Illiterate". Illiterate is a 10-letter word that means "having little or no book-learning". This word is commonly used to describe someone who is unable to read or write.

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  • 4. 

    What is a 9 letter word meaning "contrary to the rules of sound thought"?

    • A.

      Deference

    • B.

      Hanger-On

    • C.

      Illogical

    • D.

      Adherence

    Correct Answer
    C. Illogical
    Explanation
    The word "illogical" is a 9-letter word that means "contrary to the rules of sound thought." It refers to something that does not follow a logical or rational sequence of thinking. It suggests a lack of coherence or reason in the way ideas or arguments are presented.

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  • 5. 

    What is a 10 letter word meaning "that which may be used to produce light"?

    • A.

      Corrigible

    • B.

      Peremptory

    • C.

      Demobilize

    • D.

      Illuminant

    Correct Answer
    D. Illuminant
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Illuminant". This word refers to something that can be used to produce light. It is a noun derived from the verb "illuminate", which means to provide or brighten with light. In this context, "Illuminant" specifically refers to a substance or device used for producing light, such as a lamp or a chemical compound used in photography.

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  • 6. 

    What is a 10-letter word meaning "to supply with light"?

    • A.

      Capitulate

    • B.

      Illuminate

    • C.

      Complement

    • D.

      Despicable

    Correct Answer
    B. Illuminate
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Illuminate." This word means "to supply with light."

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  • 7. 

    What is an eight-letter word meaning "to make bright or clear"?

    • A.

      Litigate

    • B.

      Cynosure

    • C.

      Illumine

    • D.

      Diagnose

    Correct Answer
    C. Illumine
    Explanation
    The word "illumine" fits the given description of "to make bright or clear." It is an eight-letter word that means to brighten or light up something. This word is the most appropriate choice among the given options as the other words do not have the same meaning or connotation. "Litigate" means to engage in a legal dispute, "cynosure" refers to something that attracts attention, and "diagnose" means to identify or determine the cause of a problem or illness.

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  • 8. 

    What is an eight-letter word meaning "an unreal image presented to the senses"?

    • A.

      Insecure

    • B.

      Disquiet

    • C.

      Litigate

    • D.

      Illusion

    Correct Answer
    D. Illusion
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "illusion" because an illusion is something that appears real but is actually not. It is a deceptive or misleading image or perception presented to the senses. The word "illusion" fits the given definition of an eight-letter word meaning "an unreal image presented to the senses."

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  • 9. 

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

    • A.

      Luscious

    • B.

      Ablution

    • C.

      Tranquil

    • D.

      Illusive

    Correct Answer
    D. Illusive
    Explanation
    The word "illusive" is the correct answer because it means "deceptive." It is an eight-letter word that accurately describes something that is misleading or deceptive in nature. The other options, "luscious," "ablution," and "tranquil," do not have the same meaning as "deceptive" and therefore are not the correct answer.

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  • 10. 

    What is an eight-letter word meaning "deceiving or tending to deceive, as by false appearance"?

    • A.

      Brandish

    • B.

      Enkindle

    • C.

      Antidote

    • D.

      Illusory

    Correct Answer
    D. Illusory
    Explanation
    The word "illusory" means "deceiving or tending to deceive, as by false appearance." It accurately describes something that appears real or true but is actually false or deceptive.

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  • 11. 

    What is a 10-letter word meaning "that can be imagined or conceived in the mind"?

    • A.

      Imaginable

    • B.

      Wantonness

    • C.

      Derivative

    • D.

      Epicycloid

    Correct Answer
    A. Imaginable
    Explanation
    Imaginable is the correct answer because it is a 10-letter word that means "that can be imagined or conceived in the mind." It fits the definition given in the question, making it the most appropriate choice. Wantonness, derivative, and epicycloid do not have the same meaning as "that can be imagined or conceived in the mind," so they are not the correct answers.

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  • 12. 

    What is a six-letter word meaning "to drink or take in"?

    • A.

      Acetic

    • B.

      Covert

    • C.

      Elapse

    • D.

      Imbibe

    Correct Answer
    D. Imbibe
    Explanation
    The word "imbibe" is a six-letter word that means "to drink or take in". It accurately fits the definition provided in the question. "Acetic", "covert", and "elapse" do not have the same meaning as "to drink or take in", making them incorrect choices.

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  • 13. 

    What is a 9 letter word meaning "a misunderstanding attended by ill feeling, perplexity, or strife"?

    • A.

      Antiquary

    • B.

      Tractable

    • C.

      Geniality

    • D.

      Imbroglio

    Correct Answer
    D. Imbroglio
    Explanation
    Imbroglio is the correct answer because it is a 9 letter word that means "a misunderstanding attended by ill feeling, perplexity, or strife." This word accurately describes a situation where there is confusion, conflict, and negative emotions due to a misunderstanding. The other options, antiquary, tractable, and geniality, do not have the same meaning and are not related to misunderstandings or negative feelings.

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  • 14. 

    What is a 9 letter word meaning "that which is made as a likeness or copy"?

    • A.

      Overreach

    • B.

      Imitation

    • C.

      Disfigure

    • D.

      Tutorship

    Correct Answer
    B. Imitation
    Explanation
    Imitation is a 9-letter word that means "that which is made as a likeness or copy." It refers to the act of copying or replicating something, often with the intention of resembling or mimicking the original. In various contexts, imitation can refer to the replication of art, behavior, or ideas. It is a common term used in the fields of art, literature, and psychology to describe the act of emulating or imitating something or someone else.

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  • 15. 

    What is an eight-letter word meaning "one who makes in imitation"?

    • A.

      Imitator

    • B.

      Overhang

    • C.

      Accuracy

    • D.

      Bequeath

    Correct Answer
    A. Imitator
    Explanation
    An eight-letter word that means "one who makes in imitation" is "Imitator." This word refers to someone who copies or mimics the actions, behaviors, or style of another person or thing.

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