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English, Analogy- Paired approach Part 4

This is the Fourth part of Analogy Paired Approach test. Each item consists of a pair of words
which relate to each other in a certain way. Under each original pair are five other pairs. Find the
word among five choices, that has the same relation with the first pair of words. Click the radio
button that corresponds to your answer. You can check your score and the correct answers by
hitting "Get score" button and "Reset" button to take the test again.

Suggested Technique
When we analyze the questions we find that they fall into certain patterns or certain groupings of
verbal relationship. You should be able to answer them reasonably and rapidly when you know
these patterns or basic types. This technique in establishing where the reference relationship falls
from the 20 groups can can also be used in Single word approach exam and even in tri-word
approach.

GROUPINGS OF VERBAL RELATIONSHIP

10. PERSON AND OBJECTIVE


Examples:
Student : Degree A student aims to get a degree.
Contestant: Price A contestant aims to win a price.

11. CLASS AND MEMBER


Examples:
Eagle : Bird Eagle is a kind of bird.
Lion : Beast Lion is a type of beast.

12. GRAMMAR
Examples:
Man : Man's The possessive form of man is man's.
Leaf : Leaves The plural of leaf is leaves.

13. PLACE
"___ is a place for ___."
Examples:

Church : Priest Church is aplace for priest.


Conservatories : Musicians Musicians studies in conservatories.

14. FUNCTION
A "___provides ___."
Examples:
Assylum : Refuge An asylum provides refuge or protection.
Lull : Storm A lull temporarily interrupts a storm.

15.AGE
Examples:
Calf : Dolphin A calf is a young of dolphin.
Squab: Dove A squab is a young of dove.
Fawn : Deer A fawn is a young of deer.

English, Analogy- Single Word Approach Part 6


This is the fifth part of the Verbal Relationship-Single Word Approach. Each item consists of
a pair of words followed by a word which when paired to another word forms a pair related to
the first pair in a certain way. You are given 4 choices. Choose the letter that corresponds to your
answer.

BEGIN HERE!!!

1. Savor : Flavor :: Aroma :________


Smell
Apepetite
Feel
Relish

2. Bravery : Cowardice :: Integrety :________


Uprightness
Uncertainty
Honesty
Corruptibility

3. Nutritionist : Food :: Paleontology :________


Genes
Races
Fossils
Bacteria

4. Pub : British :: Bistro :________


Spanish
French
Mexican
Philippines

5. Gynecology : Women :: Pediatrics :________


Children
Man
Pregnant
skin

6. Elegy : Death :: Dde :________


Life
Beauty
Reward
Praise

7. Gourmet : Food :: Chic :________


Hair
House
Friendship
Dress

8. Dais : Speaker :: Arena :________


Actor
Orator
Gladaitor
Announcer

9. Trip : Journey :: Comfort :_______


Mood
Stress
Strength
Ease
10. Aquatic : Water :: Terrestrial :_______
Land
Air
Forrest
Cloud

11. Summer : Winter :: Daybreak :_______


Dawn
Evening
Sunset
Sunrise

12. Top : Bottom :: Attic :______


Floor
Ceiling
Basement
Mezzanine

13. Cereal : Corn : Legume ::_____


Beans
Rice
Tomato
Squash

14. Mason : Stone :: Plumber :______


Wood
Glass
Clay
Pipe

15. Composure: Self Control:: Decrum : _____


Good physique
Good looks
Good manners
Good planning

16. Triangle : Pyramid :: Square :____


Cube
Open
Hook
Gun

17. Zest : Enjoyment :: Naive :_____


Cache
Precise
Simple
Comedy

18. Geology : Mining :: Pedagogy : ____


Psychology
Drama
Teaching
Blending

19. Jaunty : Inactive :: Radical :______


Insurgent
Moderate
Innate
Ultra

20. Parody : Poem :: Burlesque :____


Attaire
Show
Song
Dance
1. Smell

2. Corruptibility

3. Fossils
4. French

5. Children

6. Praise

7. Dress

8. Gladaitor

9. Ease

10. Land

11. Sunset

12. Basement

13. Beans

14. Pipe

15. Good manners

16. Cube

17. Simple

18. Teaching

19. Moderate

20. Show

Synonyms Reviewer Part 4


Directions: This test is the fourth part of the series of college entrance exam reviewer under the
English category , Synonyms.

To take this test, click the radio button that corresponds to the choice which is most similar in
meaning to the italicized words in a phrase. Check your score and the correct answers by hitting
"Get score" button and "Reset" button to take the test again.

BEGIN HERE!!!
1. Mellow
Firm
Rough
Light
Soft

2. Awkward
Unlikely
Unnecessary
Embarrassing
Unacceptable

3. Stamina
Posture
Enthusiam
Endurance
Performance

4. Ingenuous
Insincere
Frank
Suspicious
Clever

5. Acrimonious
Acid
Bitter
Disagreeable
Contradictory

6. Comply
Reckon
Provide
Agree
Contend

7. Indegent
Needy
Sick
Elderly
Abandoned

8. Extricate
Observe
Release
Protect
Pardon

9. Excrable
Detestable
Mediocre
Ambigious
Hypocritical

10. Congenial
Good-for-othing
Good-looking
Good-natured
Good-tempered

11. Interrogate
Explain
Search
Question
Torture
12. Autocracy
Aristocracy
Tyranny
Oligarchy
Democracy

13. Viscous
Slippery
Filmy
Dirty
Sticky

14. Impeccable
Devout
Faultless
Clean
Strict

15. Fury
Interest
Desire
Greed
Anger

16. Terse
Brief
Sharp
Wordy
Written

17. Equivocal
Deceptive
Argumentative
Untrue
Ambigious

18. Devastated
Ruined
Spawned
Evovled
Saved

19. Demolished
Evolved
Slave
Consume
Destroy

20. Burn
Explode
Fire
Erupt
Consume
1. Soft

2. Embarrassing

3. Endurance

4. Insincere

5. Bitter

6. Provide

7. Needy

8. Release

9. Detestable

10. Good-natured

11. Question
12. Tyranny

13. Sticky

14. Devout

15. Anger

16. Brief

17. Ambigious

18. Ruined

19. Destroy

20. Fire

Quantitative Relationship, English Reviewer


This is the third part of the Mathematics college entrance exam reviewer about Quantitative Reasoning.
The following questions consist of two quantities. You are to compare the two quantities to answer the
blank in each number.

Choose:
A if quantity in the left is greater that the quantity in the right;
B if quantity in the right is greater that the quantity in the left;
C if the two quantities are equal;
D if the relationship cannot be determined from the given information
E if the relationship cannot be determined because of insufficient information

BEGIN HERE!!!

1. 5x234x6_____2x234x15

B
C

E
2. 3^2_____2^3

3. (a+b)(a-b)____a^2 - b^2

4. a____a^2=4, b^2=9

5. 6 2/7 _____ 5 1/2

C
D

6. 23 meters_____22 2/3 liters

7. (3x^2-6xy)(2xy+4y^2)_____6x^3y-24xy^3

8. 2/7+3/7___1/3+1/3-1/4

9. [2-3(2-3)^-1]^-1______ 1/5

E
10. y+1=1/8(x+6)____y-2=1/8(x-18)

11. (2)^2(3)^2_____(3)^2(2)^3

12. 63 1/4_____ 63.25

13. 6y___7X

14. Given for No. 14 The digit 6 in the numerals 386 101 943 indicates 6x10^P P______6

A
B

15. fourth power of 4____second power of 9

16. 3(a+b)____3a+3b

17. 3 score_____30 items

18. abgle formed at 5 o'clock____120degree

C
D

19. Given for No. 19 a=2, b=3, c=4 ab+bc+ca______a^2+b^2+c^2

20. Given for No. 20 X+1=0 x^3+x^2-x+1____x^3-x^2+x-1

Score =
Correct answers:
6:55 AM Entrance Exam Reviewer, Mathematics, Quantitative Relationship

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1. C

2. A

3. C

4. E

5. A

6. D

7. C

8. A

9. C

10. C

11. B

12. C
13. D

14. B

15. A

16. C

17. D

18. A

19. B

Mathematical Abilities Reviewer


Direction: This is a test is the to see how well and how fast you can work with numbers. With
some problems you may be able to find the correct answer mentally. Do this whenever you can.
Select your answer from the choices given.

1. In which of the numerals below does the digit 5 means 50?


15589
125567
1567
653
5109

2. The difference of 87 and 23 is


63
04
64
70
65

3. the equivalent form of 0.000497


4.97 x 10^-4
4.97 x 10^-5
49.7 x 10^-4
497 x10^3
4.970

4. Which of the following fractions has the greatest value?


2/3
3/4
7/12
5/6
2/4

5. Covert 3/5 to 20ths


12/20
3/5
3/5 20
1/20
6 6/20

6. Add 2 3/4 and 1 1/2


4 2/4
4 1/2
4 1/4
4 3/4
4

7. from 3 1/8 take 1 1/2


1 3/8
1 3/5
2 5/7
1 1/2
1 5/8

8. Multiply 2/3 X 4/5


3 1/2
8/15
1 2/5
4/ 5
1/2

9. Calculate -7.82 = (-3.39)


-12.11
3.23
10.21
-11.21
-21.11

10. The sum of 76 184 and 146 302 subtracted from the sum of 81 346 and 152 025 gives ____
10 885
8793
6541
5394
88793

11. the product of 27.5 and 4.02 added to the product of 15.7 and 0.35 equals ____
11.64
111.64
16.45
116.045
166.045

12. factor x62 + 5x + 2x + 10 by grouping


(x+5)(x-2)
(x-5)(x+2)
(x+5)(x+2)
(x-5)(x-2)
(x-5)(2-x)
13. What is the scientific notation for 0. 000045
4.5 x 10^-5
45x 10^-4
.45 10^-2
.450 x10^-5
4.5x 10^-4

14. Find the value of (2x62 + 4x - 9)


0
1
2
3
4

15. Find the quotient of 72 000 divided by 9 000


880
881
801
80
8

16. What is the value pf (-15)^3


-5625
-3375
3375
5625
5635

17. If 8/x + 10/13, then x is equal to ___


4.10
6.2
10.4
11
13
18. give the quotient of .9531 .27
3.353
3.53
35.3
353
33.53

19. find the missing term n in the proportion: 3:7 = N:28


6
7
9
10
12

20. What is the value of 625 1/2?


15
25
25
45
50
1. 653
2. 64
3. 4.97 x 10^-4
4. 5/6
5. 12/20
6. 4 1/4
7. 1 5/8
8. 8/15
9. -11.21
10. 10 885
11. 116.045
12. (x+5)(x+2)
13. 4.5 x 10^-5
14. 1
15. 8
16. -3375
17. 10.4
18. 3.53
19. 12
20. 25
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1.Abhor,hate
2.Bigot,narrow-minded, prejudicedperson
3.Counterfeit,fake; false
4.Enfranchise,give voting rights
5.Hamper,hinder; obstruct
6.Kindle,to start a fire
7.Noxious,harmful; poisonous; lethal
8.Placid,calm; peaceful
9.Remuneration,payment for work done
10.Talisman,lucky charm
11.Abrasive,rough; coarse; harsh
12.Bilk,cheat; defraud
13.Covert,hidden; undercover
14.Engender,cause
15.Hangar,storage area (like garage) for aplane
16.Knotty,complex; difficult to solve
17.Nuance,something subtle; a fine shadeof meaning
18.Plagiarism,taking credit for someoneelse's writing or ideas
19.Renown,fame
20.Tangent,going off the main subject
21.Abasement,humiliation; degradation
22.Billowing,swelling; fluttering; waving
23.Cower,recoil in fear or servility; shrinkaway from
24.
Enhance,
improve; make better or clearer 25.
Harangue,
noisy, attacking speech26.
Labyrinth,
a maze27.
Nullify,
to counter; make unimportant28.
Plaintiff,
petitioner (in court of law)29.
Replete,
full30.
Tangible,
can be touched31.
Abrogate,
cancel; deny; repeal32.
Blasphemy,
speech which offendsreligious sentiments33.
Credible,
believable34.
Enigma,
puzzle; mystery35.
Harbingers,
indicators; bringers of warnings36.
Labyrinthine,
complicated; highlyconvoluted37.
Nuzzle,
cuddle; snuggle38.
Plaudit,
statement giving strong praise39.
Reprehensible,
shameful; very bad40.
Tardy,
slow; late; overdue; delayed41.
Absolution,
forgiveness; pardon;release42.
Blatant,
obvious43.
Creditable,
praiseworthy44.
Ensconce,
establish firmly in a position45.
Hasten,
hurry; accelerate; rush46.
Laceration,
a cut47.
Obdurate,
stubborn48.
Plausible,
can be believed; reasonable49.
Reprieve,
a respite; postponement of asentence50.
Tawdry,
of little value; gaudy51.
Abstain,
desist; go without; withdraw52.
Blighted,
damaged; destroyed; ruined53.
Credulous,
gullible; ready to believeanything54.
Enshroud,
cover 55.
Haughtiness,
arrogance; pride56.
Lachrymose,
tearful; sad57.
Obfuscate,
deliberately makesomething difficult to understand58.
Plethora,
an excess59.
Repudiate,
shun; eschew60.
Tedium,
boredom61.
Abstemious,
self denying; refrainingfrom indulging62.
Blithe,
free-spirited; carefree63.
Crepuscular,
active at dawn and dusk64.
Enunciation,
clear pronunciation;accent; articulation65.
Headstrong,
stubborn; willful66.
Lackluster,
dull; monotonous; bland67.
Objective,
unbiased; not subjective68.
Pliable,
flexible; not stubborn69.
Rescind,
retract; repeal70.
Temper,
to moderate; soften71.
Abstruse,
difficult to understand;obscure

72.
Blunderbuss,
1. ancient weapon (typeof gun); 2. a clumsy person73.
Cringe,
recoil; flinch; shy away74.
Envenom,
to cause bitterness and badfeeling75.
Hedonism,
self indulgence; pleasure-seeking76.
Laconic,
using few words; brief; to thepoint77.
Oblique,
indirect; slanting78.
Plumage,
feathers of a bird79.
Resignation,
acceptance of fate80.
Tenacious,
stubborn; resolute; holdingfirm to a purpose81.
Accolade,
tribute; honor; praise82.
Bolster,
support; prop up83.
Cryptic,
puzzling; enigmatic84.
Ephemeral,
short-lived85.
Hedonist,
a pleasure seeker 86.
Lamentation,
expression of regret or sorrow87.
Obliterate,
destroy; demolish; eradicate88.
Plummet,
fall suddenly and steeply89.
Resolution,
determination90.
Tentative,
not certain91.
Acquiesce,
to agree to; give in to92.
Bombast,
arrogant, pompous language93.
Curtail,
cut short94.
Epicure,
someone who appreciatesgood food and drink95.
Heed,
listen to96.
Lampoon,
ridicule; spoof 97.
Oblivious,
totally unaware98.
Podium,
raised platform99.
Resonant,
echoing100.
Tenuous,
flimsy; not solid101.
Acrid,
sharp; pungent (used of smells and tastes)102.
Boorish,
ill-mannered103.
Cynical,
believing that people actonly out of selfish motives104.
Epistle,
a letter (form of communication)105.
Heresy,
against orthodox opinion106.
Lance,
spear; spike; javelin107.
Obscure,
difficult to understand;partially hidden108.
Poignant,
deeply moving;strongly affecting the emotions109.
Respite,
a break; intermission110.
Terse,
concise; to the point111.
Acrophobia,
fear of heights112.
Bourgeois,
middle class113.
Debility,
weakness; incapacity114.
Epistolary,
concerned withletters; through correspondence115.
Hiatus,
interruption; pause116.
Languid,
tired; slow117.
Obscured,
hidden; covered;buried118.
Poised,
calm; collected; self-possessed119.
Resplendent,
shining; glowing120.
Therapeutic,
medicinal; curative121.
Acuity,
sharpness (mental or visual)122.
Braggart,
someone who boasts123.
Debunking,
exposing falseclaims or myths124.
Epitomized,
typified;characterized; personified125.
Hidebound,
rigid in opinions126.
Languish,
decay; fade away; getweaker 127.
Obsequious,
servile; submissive128.
Polemical,
causing debate or argument129.
Restorative,
a tonic130.
Thwart,
prevent; frustrate131.
Adamant,
forceful; inflexible132.
Brawny,
muscular 133.
Decathlon,
an athleticcompetition with ten events134.
Equivocate,
speak ambiguously;avoid telling the truth135.
Hieroglyphics,
1. picture writing;2. writing which is difficult to read or enigmatic

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136.
Larceny,
theft; robbery; stealing137.
Obsession,
a dominatingconcern138.
Ponderous,
weighty; slow andheavy139.
Retention,
preservation;withholding140.
Timorous,
cowardly; fearful141.
Adroit,
skilful / skillful142.
Brevity,
being brief 143.
Decorum,
dignified, correctbehavior [decorous (a)]144.
Err,
make a mistake145.
Hinder,
obstruct146.
Largess,
generosity147.
Obsolete,
no longer valid148.
Pontificate,
speak pompously or dogmatically149.
Reticent,
restrained; holdingsomething back; uncommunicative150.
Tirade,
stream of verbal abuse151.
Adulation,
strong admiration;worship152.
Bristle,
to show irritation153.
Decoy,
lure; trap; trick154.
Erratic,
wandering; irregular 155.
Histrionic,
theatrical;exaggerated156.
Laud,
praise157.
Obstreperous,
noisy andboisterous158.
Portend,
foretell159.
Retraction,
withdrawal;cancellation of a statement160.
Titter,
giggle quietly161.
Adversity,
hardship162.
Broach,
start to discuss;approach163.
Deference,
respect164.
Esoteric,
obscure and difficult tounderstand165.
Hoary,
old166.
Lavish,
on a grand scale;wasteful167.
Obtuse,
mentally dull168.
Portent,
a warning sign; omen169.
Revere,
worship170.
Tome,
large book171.
Advocate,
support172.
Brusque,
blunt; abrupt173.
Defoliate,
cause leaves to fall off 174.
Espouse,
promote; take up;support175.
Hone,
sharpen; increase; whet176.
Lax,
careless; not strict177.
Obviate,
avoid; makeunnecessary178.
Poseur,
someone who puts onan act179.
Riddled,
full of (usually full of holes)180.
Torpid,
inactive; lazy; stagnant181.
Aesthetic,
concerning art or beauty182.
Bulwark,
fortification; barricade;wall183.
Defunct,
no longer in existence184.
Etymology,
the study of wordorigins185.
Hyperbole,
grossly exaggeratedspeech186.
Legend,
1. key to map; 2. mythor story187.
Odious,
hateful188.
Posterity,
future generations189.
Rife,
common190.
Torpor,
dormancy; sluggishness;inactivity191.
Affable,
friendly; social;easygoing192.
Bureaucracy,
officialdom193.
Degradation,
deprivation;poverty; debasement194.
Eulogy,
praise195.
Hypochondriac,
a personobsessed with health; having imaginaryillnesses196.
Legion,
in large numbers

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1345.
Flail,
1. tool used to thresh grain;2. to thresh (separate grain from chaff);3. to wave arms about
wildly1346.
Indicted,
accused (of crime)1347.
Loll,
laze around; hang out(when used of the tongue)1348.
Malign,
slander 1349.
Secure (v),
1. to fix firmly; 2. toobtain1350.
Talon,
long pointed nail or claw1351.
Abeyance,
state of inactivity;disuse1352.
Disarm,
1. take away weapons;
2. win over to ones side [disarming (a)]
1353.
Elaborate,
1. complex anddetailed (a); 2. to expand on (v)1354.
Foment,
1. stir up; 2. bathe withhot liquids (medical)1355.
Jockeying,
maneuvering;struggling to get ahead of others [jockey(v)]1356.
Minutiae,
small details1357.
Rue,
regret [rueful (a)]1358.
Somatic,
concerned with thebody1359.
Stinting,
holding back; limitingthe supply (of supplies/money etc.) [stint(v)]1360.
Temperate,
moderate1361.
Allure,
1. attraction (n); 2. toattract (v)1362.
Caulk,
treat with substance suchas tar to make water-tight1363.
Conscript,
1. person enlistedcompulsorily into the armed forces;2. (v)to enlist compulsorily1364.
Desultory,
aimless; inconsistentin effort1365.
Elegy,
poem concerned withdeath; praise of a dead person1366.
Fallow,
uncultivated1367.
Forbearing,
tolerant [forbear (v);forbearance (n)]1368.
Hegemony,
political domination;complete authority1369.
Improbity,
lack of honesty or integrity1370.
Qualm,
hesitation or fear 1371.
Assay,
1. try; 2. assess purity1372.
Chauvinist,
someoneexcessively patriotic [chauvinism (n)]1373.
Discrete,
separate;discontinuous (not to be confusedwith discreet - prudent; diplomatic]1374.
Enlist,
1. sign up for the army; 2.obtain1375.
Fabricated,
made up; false;manufactured [fabricate (v);fabrication(n)]1376.
Fulminate,
1. attack loudly inwords; denounce thunderously; 2.explode noisily1377.
Hawser,
thick rope or cable1378.
Jibe,
agree with; complement;match up with (in Britishusagejibe means mock)1379.
Peer,
1. an equal; 2. to stare at;3. nobleman1380.
Stickler,
one who is strict aboutrules or details1381.
Cloture,
closure; terminating adebate by voting1382.
Congruent,
matching[congruency (n)]1383.
Dally,
waste time; flirt1384.
Dissemble,
avoid the truth1385.
Dote,
be excessively fond of [doting (a)]1386.
Errant,
1. wandering; 2. wrong;3. straying from accepted standards1387.
Fervent,
passionate1388.
Stomach (v),
to tolerate1389.
Synapse,
junction between twonerve cells1390.
Undercutting,
offering a lower price; undermining

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1391.
Arson,
deliberate, criminalstarting of fires1392.
Carrion,
dead flesh; carcasses1393.
Intelligible,
can be understood1394.
Ironclad,
cannot be altered; firm1395.
Lint,
fluff; soft material used tocover wounds1396.
Pretension,
assumed attitude of superiority; arrogance1397.
Pundit,
expert1398.
Pyre,
ceremonial fire1399.
Sate,
satisfy1400.
Syncopation,
type of musicalrhythm with missed beats1401.
Abraded,
worn away; eroded[abrade (v); abrasion (n)]1402.
Apposite,
fitting; suitable1403.
Diatribe,
tirade; violentdenunciation; stream of criticism1404.
Gerontocracy,
government bythe aged1405.
Maculated,
spotted1406.
Quisling,
traitor 1407.
Sedulity,
thoroughness;perseverance [sedulous (a)]1408.
Seine,
type of fishing net1409.
Tender,
to offer 1410.
Waffle,
talk nonsense1411.
Burlesque,
1. comic play; 2.lampoon1412.
Exemplar,
model type[exemplary (a)]1413.
Homiletics,
art of preaching andgiving sermons1414.
Impugn,
challenge; question
someones honor etc.
1415.
Incubus,
encumbrance;nightmarish thing1416.
Lope,
run with long strides1417.
Macerate,
soften or break up bysoaking; weaken1418.
Nostrum,
remedy1419.
Saw,
1. tool for cutting; 2. wisesaying1420.
Sibyl,
prophetess1421.
Brook,
1. small stream; 2.tolerate1422.
Emboss,
decorate with a raiseddesign1423.
Eschew,
shun; avoid1424.
Limpid,
transparently clear 1425.
Liturgy,
form of worship1426.
Nexus,
connection1427.
Odometer,
instrument tomeasure distance covered1428.
Purchase,
1. grip; 2. buy1429.
Quotidian,
daily; routine1430.
Seminal,
essential; formative1431.
Agog,
amazed; wide-eyed withenthusiasm1432.
Amortize,
pay off a debt ininstallments1433.
Curmudgeon,
grumpy person1434.
Dormancy,
state of inactivity1435.
Efficacy,
effectiveness1436.
Epithet,
phrase used as a labelor to express the essential nature of 1437.
Figurehead,
symbol of power;nominal leader 1438.
Fracas,
fight; disturbance1439.
Jamb,
door post1440.
Milk,
to squeeze; obtain byapplication of pressure1441.
Chorales,
simple hymns1442.
Dissonance,
discord;disagreement1443.
Frieze,
decorative border 1444.
Gist,
essence; main point1445.
Latent,
hidden; real butundeveloped1446.
Partiality,
bias1447.
Plodding,
walking slowly andheavily; uninspired1448.
Rekindle,
relight; revive1449.
Symphony,
type of musicalcomposition1450.
Tarnished,
made dull; spoil(reputation)

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Compromised,
1. damaged or put in doubt (esp. of reputation); 2.reached an agreement by giving up partof a
claim1452.
Drabness,
dullness1453.
Endow,
give gift; provide withmoney etc.1454.
Esoterica,
obscure details1455.
Falters,
hesitates1456.
Prattle,
mindless talk1457.
Prohibitive,
1. prohibiting; 2.exorbitantly expensive1458.
Purist,
conservative; one whoinsists on correct forms of language etc.1459.
Quack,
charlatan; fake1460.
Taunt,
mock; tease1461.
Arresting (a),
attractingattention; striking1462.
Barrage,
extended gunfire tocover an attack; dam across river;deluge or information etc.1463.
Chantey,
type of song sung bysailors1464.
Ferrous,
concerned with iron or its compounds1465.
Manipulative,
scheming1466.
Orate,
speak in a pompousmanner 1467.
Psychosis,
severe mentaldisturbance1468.
Savor,
enjoy1469.
Table (v),
put down for futurediscussion1470.
Underwrite,
give guarantee,insure1471.
Dissident,
person who disagrees[dissidence (n)]1472.
Enigmatic,
puzzling [enigma (n)]1473.
Foolhardy,
reckless[foolhardiness (n)]1474.
Homogeneity,
evenness;uniformity1475.
Personification,
1. representsomething as a person; 2. a concreteexample of 1476.
Plaque,
1. surface deposit onteeth or in artery etc.; 2. decorative plateor sign1477.
Plausibility,
believability[plausible (a)]1478.
Resilience,
resistance; ability tospring back [resilience (a)]1479.
Trilogy,
set of three (literaryworks etc.); tetralogy = set of four 1480.
Vagary,
somethingunaccountable; freak1481.
Aisle,
corridor; passageway (esp.between rows of seats)1482.
Discountenance,
disallow1483.
Imperative,
must be obeyed1484.
Indigent,
poor; needy [indigence(n)]1485.
Nadir,
lowest point1486.
Paranoia,
mental statecharacterized by delusions or excessivefear 1487.
Prudence,
caution; wisdom1488.
Resuscitation,
revival fromunconsciousness [resuscitate (v)]1489.
Shirk,
avoid (esp. work)1490.
Teetotalism,
total abstinencefrom alcohol1491.
Balm,
soothing ointment or anything soothing [balmy (a)]1492.
Calibrate,
mark an accuratescale on a device1493.
Cataclysmic,
violently disruptive[cataclysm (n)]1494.
Impropriety,
inappropriatebehavior 1495.
Pith,
center; soft part of stem;essence1496.
Primordial,
present from thebeginning of time

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Reconnaissance,
examinationor survey conducted in advance[reconnoiter (v)]1498.
Sinistral,
left-handed (or counterclockwise) [dextral - righthanded]1499.
Tempers,
moderates1500.
Undermine,
subvert; attempt to overtrow

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