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It's Only Words V Quiz

Another assemblage of words for all you wordsmiths out there. 10 Questions.

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If one is said to possess a "saturnine" nature, what kind of character do they have?

  • Gloomy
  • Sinister
  • Taciturn
  • All the above

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What are "chaparejos"?

  • Heavy leather cowboy's trousers.
  • Mexican rats
  • Spanish horse reins
  • Waistcoats worn by matadors.

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How would you describe a "cognoscente" person?

  • A person of dubious tastes
  • Someone who is given to fanciful ideas
  • A person of expert knowledge
  • Someone who gives in easily

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If one possesses a "diffident" personality, they are what?

  • Uncaring
  • Outgoing
  • Shy
  • Given to anger

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To "eschew" something, means to do what?

  • To support it (such as an idea)
  • To abstain from it
  • To regurgitate and then re-eat food
  • To give thought to something

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"Fasciation" is the act of doing what?

  • Binding or fastening something up
  • Snake charming
  • Fixing something that isn't broken
  • Ignoring someone's bad habits

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What is an "interlocutor"?

  • A region of higher land between two rivers
  • Another name for a weaver
  • Someone who takes part in a conversation
  • Any structure projecting into a body of water

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What is a more common name for a "macula"?

  • A spot or blemish
  • A garden dibber
  • A hair grip
  • A wooden peg

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If something is said to be "meristic", what is it made up of?

  • Squares
  • Segments
  • Lines
  • Coarse granules

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If something is "squamous" it is covered with or formed of what?

  • Moss
  • Spines
  • Scales
  • Silica