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The Defining Words VII Quiz

From ''erinaceous'' to ''halfpace'' , better check what you know! 8 Questions.

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

  • Of, pertaining to, or resembling a hedgehog
  • To pawn or mortgage something
  • Pertaining to breakfast
  • Coastal navigation

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What is the meaning of the word ''doodle sack''?

  • Admiration of a particular part of someone's body
  • To drink often; to eat and/or drink noisily
  • Old English word for bagpipe
  • A tax on salt

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

  • A tax on bread
  • Fear of failure
  • In Turkey and some other Oriental countries, a decree or mandate issued by the sovereign
  • A platform of a staircase where the stair turns back in exactly the reverse direction of the lower flight

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

  • Hand of cards containing no card above a nine
  • Fear of happiness
  • To gulp down quickly and greedily
  • To drink often; to eat and/or drink noisily

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

  • To kiss
  • To explain
  • To lie
  • To forgive

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

  • A stew of meat, vegetables, potatoes
  • Somebody who lived a long time in a poor condition in their life
  • A calculus or concretion found in the stomach or intestines of certain animals, once reputed to be a remedy for poison
  • A gadget

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

  • A children's mummer's parade
  • A chattering or flighty, light headed person
  • A screen or mat covered with a dark material for shielding
  • A fool or simpleton

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

  • A calculus or concretion found in the stomach of animals
  • The offspring of a zebra and a donkey
  • A gadget
  • A chattering or flighty kind of person

 

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