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The Defining Words II Quiz

From fuliginous to pule , caitiff and funambulist , better check what you know! 8 Questions.

 
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What is the meaning of the word ''pabulum''?

  • A substance that gives nourishment , food
  • A multivitamin drink sold only for prescription
  • A despicable lazy person
  • A member of a warlike Thessalian people

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What is the meaning of the word ''estivation''?

  • To pull out by the roots , uproot
  • To bet , place bid
  • A commotion , a disturbance
  • The act of spending or passing the summer

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What is the meaning of the word ''parlay''?

  • To fish for a very long time
  • To join , to help an organisation
  • To bet , to manoeuvre
  • To speculate the outcome of something done

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What is the meaning of the word ''pother''?

  • A commotion , a disturbance
  • A way of using clay for pottery
  • A worker who makes pottery for kitchen use
  • A demand for something , after a long time

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What is the meaning of the word ''williwaw''?

  • A violent gust of cold wind blowing seaward
  • A pottery located deep in the mountain
  • A dancer , a souvenir
  • To pull out by the roots , to eat something old

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What is the meaning of the word ''prig''?

  • A person who demonstrates an exaggerated conformity
  • To criticize or reprove sharply
  • A brief beam or flash of light
  • To cause to swell up

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What is the meaning of the word ''purloin''?

  • To be suitable to or appropriate for
  • To steal, often in a violation of trust
  • Accumulated facts, traditions, or beliefs about a particular subject
  • To move clumsily or blindly

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What is the meaning of the word ''funambulist''?

  • One who performs on a tightrope or a slack rope
  • Any of the long stiff hairs that project from the snout
  • Of or relating to the partially conscious state that precedes complete awakening from sleep
  • To whine about gaming

 

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