Weekly Word Final Quiz - May 18, 2011

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Weekly Word Final Quiz - May 18, 2011

This quiz will test your knowledge of the words that you have learned this semester. This is your final quiz. Choose the correct definition from the choices given.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    consummate
    • A. 

      To bring to a state of perfection, to fulfill, to complete

    • B. 

      To destroy or expend

    • C. 

      To come into a collision or disagreement

  • 2. 
    usurp
    • A. 

      To employ for some purpose; put into service; make use of

    • B. 

      To add interest when money is borrowed

    • C. 

      To seize and hold by force or without legal right

  • 3. 
    perpetuate
    • A. 

      To continue in spite of intermission

    • B. 

      To preserve from extinction or oblivion

    • C. 

      To repeat

  • 4. 
    censure
    • A. 

      A listing and property assessment of citizens

    • B. 

      Strong or vehement expression of disapproval.

    • C. 

      To openly adore

  • 5. 
    staunch
    • A. 

      Characterized by an ability to be flexible

    • B. 

      Characterized by a sneaky nature

    • C. 

      Characterized by firmness, steadfastness, or loyalty

  • 6. 
    Digression
    • A. 

      The act of deviating or wandering away from the main topic or purpose in speaking or writing; departing from the principal line of argument, plot, study, etc.

    • B. 

      A sunken place or part

    • C. 

      Departing from a standard or norm

  • 7. 
    Rescind
    • A. 

      To nullify, retract, withdraw, repeal, veto

    • B. 

      To reverse an action

    • C. 

      To invalidate an act by a later action or a higher authority.

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