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  • 1. 

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

    • A.

      Effeminacy

    • B.

      Dissonance

    • C.

      Effeminate

    • D.

      Despicable

    Correct Answer
    B. Dissonance
    Explanation
    Dissonance is the correct answer because it is a 10-letter word that means "discord". Dissonance refers to a lack of harmony or agreement, often used to describe conflicting ideas or sounds. It accurately conveys the meaning of discord, making it the most suitable option among the given choices.

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  • 2. 

    What is a 10-letter word meaning "a word of two syllables"?

    • A.

      Sufferance

    • B.

      Compensate

    • C.

      Septennial

    • D.

      Disyllable

    Correct Answer
    D. Disyllable
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Disyllable." A disyllable is a word that consists of two syllables. The other options, "Sufferance," "Compensate," and "Septennial," do not have the specific meaning of a word with two syllables.

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  • 3. 

    What is an 11-letter word meaning "capable of being stretched out or expanded in every direction"?

    • A.

      Clandestine

    • B.

      Consolidate

    • C.

      Presumption

    • D.

      Distensible

    Correct Answer
    D. Distensible
    Explanation
    Distensible is the correct answer because it is an 11-letter word that means "capable of being stretched out or expanded in every direction." This word describes something that can be easily stretched or expanded without breaking or tearing.

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  • 4. 

    What is a seven-letter word meaning "to extract or produce by vaporization and condensation"?

    • A.

      Chagrin

    • B.

      Crevice

    • C.

      Distill

    • D.

      Fortify

    Correct Answer
    C. Distill
    Explanation
    Distill is the correct answer because it means "to extract or produce by vaporization and condensation." This process involves heating a liquid to create vapor, which is then cooled and collected as a liquid again. Distillation is commonly used in industries such as chemistry and alcohol production to separate and purify substances.

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  • 5. 

    What is an 11-letter word meaning "a note or designation of honor, officially recognizing superiority or success in studies"?

    • A.

      Distinction

    • B.

      Incoercible

    • C.

      Physiocracy

    • D.

      Domesticity

    Correct Answer
    A. Distinction
    Explanation
    Distinction is the correct answer because it is an 11-letter word that means "a note or designation of honor, officially recognizing superiority or success in studies." This word is commonly used to describe a recognition or award given to individuals who have achieved excellence in their academic pursuits.

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  • 6. 

    What is a seven-letter word meaning "to twist into an unnatural or irregular form"?

    • A.

      Subvert

    • B.

      Gratify

    • C.

      Distort

    • D.

      Proviso

    Correct Answer
    C. Distort
    Explanation
    Distort is the correct answer because it means to twist something into an unnatural or irregular form. It implies a deviation from the original or natural shape or condition. Subvert means to undermine or overthrow, gratify means to please or satisfy, and proviso means a condition or stipulation. None of these words convey the specific meaning of twisting into an unnatural or irregular form, making them incorrect answers.

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  • 7. 

    What is an eight-letter word meaning "to subject a person to distress"?

    • A.

      Jugglery

    • B.

      Distrain

    • C.

      Eligible

    • D.

      Stiletto

    Correct Answer
    B. Distrain
    Explanation
    The word "distrain" fits the given criteria as it is an eight-letter word that means "to subject a person to distress".

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  • 8. 

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

    • A.

      Indulgence

    • B.

      Abscission

    • C.

      Distraught

    • D.

      Reluctance

    Correct Answer
    C. Distraught
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Distraught" because it is a 10-letter word that means "bewildered."

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  • 9. 

    What is an eight-letter word meaning "lack of confidence in the power, wisdom, or good intent of any person"?

    • A.

      Dolesome

    • B.

      Distrust

    • C.

      Exegesis

    • D.

      External

    Correct Answer
    B. Distrust
    Explanation
    Distrust is the correct answer because it is an eight-letter word that means "lack of confidence in the power, wisdom, or good intent of any person." It accurately captures the idea of not having faith or belief in someone's abilities or intentions, indicating a lack of trust or confidence in them.

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  • 10. 

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

    • A.

      Diurnal

    • B.

      Mongrel

    • C.

      Summary

    • D.

      Wavelet

    Correct Answer
    A. Diurnal
    Explanation
    The word "diurnal" is a seven-letter word that means "daily". It is derived from the Latin word "diurnalis" which refers to something that occurs or is active during the day. Therefore, "diurnal" is the correct answer as it directly relates to the given meaning of "daily".

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  • 11. 

    What is a 9 letter word meaning "tending in different directions"?

    • A.

      Decaliter

    • B.

      Laundress

    • C.

      Divergent

    • D.

      Stratagem

    Correct Answer
    C. Divergent
    Explanation
    The word "divergent" is a 9-letter word that means "tending in different directions". It is the only option among the given words that matches the given definition. "Decaliter" refers to a unit of measurement, "laundress" refers to a female laundry worker, and "stratagem" refers to a plan or scheme. Therefore, "divergent" is the correct answer.

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  • 12. 

    What is a seven-letter word meaning "capable of various forms"?

    • A.

      Glimpse

    • B.

      Nucleus

    • C.

      Acreage

    • D.

      Diverse

    Correct Answer
    D. Diverse
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Diverse" because it is a seven-letter word that means "capable of various forms." "Diverse" is often used to describe something that has a wide range of different types or forms.

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  • 13. 

    What is a 9 letter word meaning "pastime"?

    • A.

      Precursor

    • B.

      Diversion

    • C.

      Vendition

    • D.

      Nutritive

    Correct Answer
    B. Diversion
    Explanation
    Diversion is the correct answer because it is a 9-letter word that means "pastime." A diversion refers to an activity or form of entertainment that helps to take one's mind off of something or provide enjoyment. It is a common term used to describe a pastime or a way to pass the time in a pleasurable manner. The other options, precursor, vendition, and nutritive, do not have the same meaning as "pastime" and therefore are not the correct answer.

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  • 14. 

    What is a 9 letter word meaning "dissimilitude"?

    • A.

      Philander

    • B.

      Diplomacy

    • C.

      Reproduce

    • D.

      Diversity

    Correct Answer
    D. Diversity
    Explanation
    Diversity is a 9 letter word that means "dissimilitude" because it refers to the state of being different or varied. It suggests a range of different elements or characteristics, highlighting the presence of dissimilarities or variations within a group or system.

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  • 15. 

    What is a 10-letter word meaning "able to be turned from the accustomed course or a line of action already established"?

    • A.

      Perquisite

    • B.

      Complement

    • C.

      Sublingual

    • D.

      Divertible

    Correct Answer
    D. Divertible
    Explanation
    Divertible is the correct answer because it is a 10-letter word that means "able to be turned from the accustomed course or a line of action already established." This word suggests that something can be changed or redirected from its usual path or established plan.

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