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  • 1. 

    What is a 10-letter word meaning "to fail to fulfill the expectation, hope, wish, or desire of"?

    • A.

      Possession

    • B.

      Protrusion

    • C.

      Courageous

    • D.

      Disappoint

    Correct Answer
    D. Disappoint
    Explanation
    The word "disappoint" is a 10-letter word that means "to fail to fulfill the expectation, hope, wish, or desire of." It is the only word among the given options that fits this definition. "Possession" refers to something that is owned, "protrusion" refers to something that sticks out, and "courageous" refers to being brave or fearless. Therefore, the correct answer is "disappoint."

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  • 2. 

    What is a 10-letter word meaning "to throw out of order"?

    • A.

      Evidential

    • B.

      Tantamount

    • C.

      Disarrange

    • D.

      Repository

    Correct Answer
    C. Disarrange
    Explanation
    Disarrange is a 10-letter word that means "to throw out of order." It implies disrupting or disturbing the normal arrangement or organization of something.

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  • 3. 

    What is a nine-letter word meaning "denial"?

    • A.

      Blaspheme

    • B.

      Outrigger

    • C.

      Theocracy

    • D.

      Disavowal

    Correct Answer
    D. Disavowal
    Explanation
    Disavowal is the correct answer because it is a nine-letter word that means "denial." It refers to the act of denying, disowning, or rejecting something or someone. The other options, blaspheme, outrigger, and theocracy, do not have the same meaning as denial.

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  • 4. 

    What is an 11-letter word meaning "one who refuses to believe"?

    • A.

      Disbeliever

    • B.

      Forbearance

    • C.

      Magisterial

    • D.

      Sequestrate

    Correct Answer
    A. Disbeliever
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Disbeliever" because it is an 11-letter word that means "one who refuses to believe." A disbeliever is someone who does not accept or have faith in something, often due to a lack of evidence or conviction. This word accurately describes a person who rejects or denies belief in a particular idea, concept, or belief system.

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  • 5. 

    What is a 9 letter word meaning "to disencumber"?

    • A.

      Contagion

    • B.

      Man-Eater

    • C.

      Component

    • D.

      Disburden

    Correct Answer
    D. Disburden
    Explanation
    The word "disburden" is a 9-letter word that means "to disencumber." This word specifically refers to the act of relieving someone or something of a burden or load, thus freeing them from the weight or responsibility. It implies the action of removing a heavy or oppressive burden, allowing for a sense of relief and liberation.

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  • 6. 

    What is an eight-letter word meaning "to stain"?

    • A.

      Encumber

    • B.

      Enshrine

    • C.

      Seminary

    • D.

      Discolor

    Correct Answer
    D. Discolor
    Explanation
    The word "discolor" is an eight-letter word that means "to stain". It is the correct answer because it directly matches the given definition. The other options, "encumber", "enshrine", and "seminary", do not have the same meaning as "to stain".

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  • 7. 

    What is a 10-letter word meaning "the state of being positively uncomfortable"?

    • A.

      Abhorrence

    • B.

      Discomfort

    • C.

      Recidivist

    • D.

      Absolution

    Correct Answer
    B. Discomfort
    Explanation
    The word "discomfort" is a 10-letter word that means "the state of being positively uncomfortable." This word accurately describes the feeling of being physically or mentally uneasy or not at ease. It implies a sense of unease or dissatisfaction, which aligns with the definition provided in the question. "Abhorrence," "recidivist," and "absolution" do not convey the same meaning and are unrelated to the state of being positively uncomfortable.

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  • 8. 

    What is a seven-letter word meaning "absence of harmoniousness"?

    • A.

      Discord

    • B.

      Proceed

    • C.

      Genteel

    • D.

      Probate

    Correct Answer
    A. Discord
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Discord" because it is a seven-letter word that means "absence of harmoniousness." Discord refers to a lack of agreement or harmony between people or things, suggesting a state of conflict or disagreement.

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  • 9. 

    What is a 14-letter word meaning "to look upon with disfavor"?

    • A.

      Insuppressible

    • B.

      Discountenance

    • C.

      Unconscionable

    • D.

      Hydromechanics

    Correct Answer
    B. Discountenance
    Explanation
    Discountenance is a 14-letter word that means "to look upon with disfavor." This word implies a strong disapproval or disapproval towards someone or something. It suggests a negative judgment or lack of support for a particular action, behavior, or idea. It can also refer to the act of discouraging or opposing something.

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  • 10. 

    What is a 9 letter word meaning "to injure the reputation of"?

    • A.

      Perforate

    • B.

      Resonance

    • C.

      Vendition

    • D.

      Discredit

    Correct Answer
    D. Discredit
    Explanation
    Discredit is a 9-letter word that means "to injure the reputation of." When someone discredits someone or something, they are causing others to doubt or lose trust in their reputation or credibility. This can be done through spreading false information, criticism, or exposing flaws. Therefore, discredit is the correct answer as it directly relates to the given meaning.

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  • 11. 

    What is a 12-letter word meaning "to draw a distinction"?

    • A.

      Irreversible

    • B.

      Discriminate

    • C.

      Disreputable

    • D.

      Resurrection

    Correct Answer
    B. Discriminate
    Explanation
    The word "discriminate" means to draw a distinction or differentiate between things. It involves recognizing and understanding the differences between two or more things and treating them accordingly. This word is commonly used in the context of treating people differently based on their race, gender, or other characteristics, which is considered unfair and unjust. However, in a broader sense, discriminate can also refer to the act of distinguishing or making a clear difference between any two or more things.

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  • 12. 

    What is a 10-letter word meaning "debate"?

    • A.

      Degeneracy

    • B.

      Deportment

    • C.

      Discussion

    • D.

      Systematic

    Correct Answer
    C. Discussion
    Explanation
    The word "discussion" is a 10-letter word that means "debate". It refers to the act of talking about a topic with others, exchanging ideas, and considering different viewpoints. In a discussion, people can express their opinions, argue their points, and engage in a debate-like conversation. Therefore, "discussion" is the correct answer as it best fits the given definition of "debate".

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  • 13. 

    What is a 9 letter word meaning "to impair or injure the beauty, symmetry, or appearance of"?

    • A.

      Niggardly

    • B.

      Disfigure

    • C.

      Erudition

    • D.

      Querulous

    Correct Answer
    B. Disfigure
    Explanation
    Disfigure is the correct answer because it means to impair or injure the beauty, symmetry, or appearance of something. It is a verb that describes the act of damaging the physical or aesthetic qualities of an object or person.

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  • 14. 

    What is a 10-letter word meaning "undress or negligent attire"?

    • A.

      Putrescent

    • B.

      Gluttonous

    • C.

      Anticlimax

    • D.

      Dishabille

    Correct Answer
    D. Dishabille
    Explanation
    Dishabille is the correct answer because it is a 10-letter word that means "undress or negligent attire." It refers to the state of being partially or casually dressed, often implying a lack of proper or formal attire.

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  • 15. 

    What is a 9 letter word meaning "untrustworthy"?

    • A.

      Disrepute

    • B.

      Sequester

    • C.

      Preordain

    • D.

      Dishonest

    Correct Answer
    D. Dishonest
    Explanation
    The word "dishonest" is a 9-letter word that means "untrustworthy." It is an adjective used to describe someone who is not honest or trustworthy in their actions or behavior.

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