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  • 1. 

    What is an eight-letter word meaning "of unequaled excellence or worth"?

    • A.

      Minority

    • B.

      Peerless

    • C.

      Disburse

    • D.

      Imitator

    Correct Answer
    B. Peerless
    Explanation
    The word "peerless" means "of unequaled excellence or worth." It is an eight-letter word that accurately describes something or someone that is unmatched, unparalleled, or incomparable in terms of quality or value.

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  • 2. 

    What is a seven-letter word meaning "petulant (irritable)"?

    • A.

      Arrival

    • B.

      Peevish

    • C.

      Liqueur

    • D.

      Forgery

    Correct Answer
    B. Peevish
    Explanation
    The word "peevish" means irritable or easily annoyed. It is a seven-letter word that perfectly matches the given definition of "petulant (irritable)". Therefore, "peevish" is the correct answer to the question.

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  • 3. 

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

    • A.

      Positive

    • B.

      Osculate

    • C.

      Accouter

    • D.

      Pellucid

    Correct Answer
    D. Pellucid
    Explanation
    The word "pellucid" is an eight-letter word that means "translucent." It is the correct answer because it directly matches the given description.

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  • 4. 

    What is a seven-letter word meaning "the consequences that follow the transgression of natural or divine law"?

    • A.

      Lingual

    • B.

      Travail

    • C.

      Magnate

    • D.

      Penalty

    Correct Answer
    D. Penalty
    Explanation
    A seven-letter word that means "the consequences that follow the transgression of natural or divine law" is "penalty." A penalty refers to a punishment or consequence that is imposed for breaking a law, rule, or regulation. It is often used to deter individuals from engaging in actions that are considered wrong or illegal.

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  • 5. 

    What is a seven-letter word meaning "punishment to which one voluntarily submits or subjects himself as an expression of penitence"?

    • A.

      Penance

    • B.

      Granule

    • C.

      Audible

    • D.

      Degrade

    Correct Answer
    A. Penance
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Penance" because it is a seven-letter word that means "punishment to which one voluntarily submits or subjects himself as an expression of penitence." Penance refers to an act of self-punishment or self-discipline that is undertaken as a way of expressing remorse or seeking forgiveness for wrongdoing. It is often associated with religious practices and can involve various forms of sacrifice or acts of atonement.

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  • 6. 

    What is an eight-letter word meaning "a bias in favor of something"?

    • A.

      Domicile

    • B.

      Penchant

    • C.

      Tutelage

    • D.

      Ligament

    Correct Answer
    B. Penchant
    Explanation
    Penchant is the correct answer because it is an eight-letter word that means "a bias in favor of something." A penchant refers to a strong liking or preference for something, indicating a bias or inclination towards it.

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  • 7. 

    What is a seven-letter word meaning "anything that hangs from something else, either for ornament or for use"?

    • A.

      Palette

    • B.

      Aggress

    • C.

      Genesis

    • D.

      Pendant

    Correct Answer
    D. Pendant
    Explanation
    A pendant is a seven-letter word that refers to something that hangs from something else, either for ornament or for use. It is often used to describe a piece of jewelry that hangs from a chain or necklace.

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  • 8. 

    What is a 9 letter word meaning "hanging, especially so as to swing by an attached end or part"?

    • A.

      Nutritive

    • B.

      Authentic

    • C.

      Nocturnal

    • D.

      Pendulous

    Correct Answer
    D. Pendulous
    Explanation
    The word "pendulous" is a 9-letter word that means "hanging, especially so as to swing by an attached end or part." This word accurately describes the action of something hanging and swinging freely from a fixed point.

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  • 9. 

    What is an eight-letter word meaning "a weight hung on a rod, serving by its oscillation to regulate the rate of a clock"?

    • A.

      Pendulum

    • B.

      Denounce

    • C.

      Drainage

    • D.

      Fallible

    Correct Answer
    A. Pendulum
    Explanation
    A pendulum is an eight-letter word that refers to a weight hung on a rod. It is used in clocks to regulate their rate through its oscillation. This explanation perfectly matches the definition given in the question.

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  • 10. 

    What is a 10-letter word meaning "that may be pierced by physical, moral, or intellectual force"?

    • A.

      Penetrable

    • B.

      Meddlesome

    • C.

      Contiguous

    • D.

      Magistracy

    Correct Answer
    A. Penetrable
    Explanation
    Penetrable is a 10-letter word that means "that may be pierced by physical, moral, or intellectual force." It suggests that something can be easily entered or influenced by external factors, whether they are physical, moral, or intellectual in nature. This word implies vulnerability or susceptibility to outside forces, indicating that the object or concept described can be easily affected or changed.

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  • 11. 

    What is a 9 letter word meaning "to enter or force a way into the interior parts of"?

    • A.

      Freshness

    • B.

      Recognize

    • C.

      Penetrate

    • D.

      Transpire

    Correct Answer
    C. Penetrate
    Explanation
    The word "penetrate" is the correct answer because it is a 9-letter word that means "to enter or force a way into the interior parts of." This word accurately describes the action of entering or forcing a way into the inner parts of something, indicating a deep or thorough intrusion.

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  • 12. 

    What is a 10-letter word meaning "pertaining to a piece of land almost surrounded by water"?

    • A.

      Patriotism

    • B.

      Peninsular

    • C.

      Insistence

    • D.

      Facilitate

    Correct Answer
    B. Peninsular
    Explanation
    A 10-letter word meaning "pertaining to a piece of land almost surrounded by water" is "Peninsular". A peninsula is a landmass that is surrounded by water on three sides. The word "Peninsular" is an adjective that describes something related to or characteristic of a peninsula. Therefore, it is the correct answer to the question.

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  • 13. 

    What is a 9 letter word meaning "sorrow for sin with desire to amend and to atone"?

    • A.

      Contumacy

    • B.

      Merciless

    • C.

      Adoration

    • D.

      Penitence

    Correct Answer
    D. Penitence
    Explanation
    Penitence is the correct answer because it is a 9 letter word that means "sorrow for sin with desire to amend and to atone." Penitence refers to a feeling of remorse and regret for one's wrongdoing, accompanied by a sincere desire to make amends and seek forgiveness. It involves acknowledging one's faults and actively working towards change and redemption.

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  • 14. 

    What is an 11-letter word meaning "pertaining to sorrow for sin with desire to amend and to atone"?

    • A.

      Appropriate

    • B.

      Penitential

    • C.

      Frigidarium

    • D.

      Theological

    Correct Answer
    B. Penitential
    Explanation
    The word "penitential" is the correct answer because it is an 11-letter word that means "pertaining to sorrow for sin with desire to amend and to atone." This word accurately describes the feeling of remorse and the intention to make amends for one's sins. "Appropriate," "frigidarium," and "theological" do not convey the same meaning as "penitential" in relation to sorrow for sin and the desire to amend and atone.

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  • 15. 

    What is a seven-letter word meaning "a periodical allowance to an individual on account of past service done by him/her"?

    • A.

      Protege

    • B.

      Legging

    • C.

      Pension

    • D.

      Requiem

    Correct Answer
    C. Pension
    Explanation
    A seven-letter word meaning "a periodical allowance to an individual on account of past service done by him/her" is "pension." A pension is a regular payment given to someone who has retired from work, typically as a form of financial support for their past service.

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