It's Only Words II Quiz
The meanings of words 10 Questions.
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What is an harangue?
A long pompous speech
A dry, dusty wind that blows from the Sahara Desert
A thick cushion used as a foot stool
An ancient Babylonian weapon
If something is said to be "lupine", what does it resemble?
Which word from the following list is not a synonym for the word indefatigable?
"Didactic" describes a person who is what?
Given to serious mood swings
Overly concerned with their social standing
Inclined to teach, or moralise
Versed in scientific methodology
Someone who is "prurient" is obsessively interested in what?
Improper matters, especially of a sexual nature
Other peoples' private lives
Which of the following words descibes a system of names or terms in art, science, or area of activity?
If a food is described as "piquant", what would you do with it?
Smell and eat it
Throw it out. It's gone off
Cook it very slowly
Eat it raw
Of the following adjectives, which describes a person who is diligent and devoted?
If objects are said to be "juxtaposed", how are they placed?
On top of one another
Far apart from one another
Side by side
In the form of a T shape
What is a phylactery?
A small insect of the genus Phylloxera
A religious leather box
A segment of a plant
A place for storing plant specimens
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