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Caesar made a surprising ? decision to cross the Rubicon. (unilateral)
a. irrevocable
b. one-sided
c. foolhardy
d. watershed
b. one-sided
dominoes
a. tile
b. master
c. tame
d. match
b. master
The student was well-known for his ? comments. (opprobrious)
a. exceptional
b. indolent
c. undetermined
d. offensive
d. offensive
The teacher recieved a letter full of MALEVOLENT criticisms.
a. all-knowing
b. evil
c. naive
d. deserved
b. evil
The violence had become a ? event in the war-torn city. (quotidian)
a. misguided
b. daily
c. gruesome
d. debilitating
b. daily
THEOCRACY
a. rule by kinship
b. rule of law
c. rule by blood
d. rule by divine guidance
d. rule by divine guidance
IMPERCEPTIBLE
a. not able to be seen
b. wrongly captured
c. foiling in
d. not helping
a. not able to be seen
DOCENT
a. guide
b. animal trainer
c. minister
d. doctor
a. guide
Antonym
MORIBUND
a. boring
b. lively
c. hesitant
d. remarkable
b. lively
corset
a. horn
b. cook
c. body
d. heart
c. body
SEPTUAGINARIAN
a. elderly person
b. farewell speaker
c. healthy eater
d. agent
a. elderly person
EPICURE
a. benefactor
b. hermit
c. philosopher
d. gourmand
d. gourmand
Select the English word which is NOT derived from the Latin word.
amicus
a. inimical
b. amiable
c. amity
d. amoral
d. amoral
Antonym
SOMNIFEROUS
a. soothing
b. stimulating
c. boring
d. loyal
b. stimulating
Select the English word which is NOT derived from the Latin word.
utor, uti
a. utilitarian
b. usable
c. utilize
d. illustrious
d. illustrious
Select the English word which is NOT derived from the Latin word.
movere
a. motion
b. immolate
c. movement
d. emote
b. immolate
pardon
a. do
b. donec
c. pardus
d. paro
a. do
His ? words surprised the girl. (amorous)
a. romantic
b. distinguished
c. loud
d. hostile
a. romantic
DISINGENUOUS
a. social
b. anticipatory
c. glorious
d. insincere
d. insincere
annoy
a. new
b. hate
c. poster
d. recognize
b. hate
Antonym
DISCORDANT
a. sharp
b. harmonious
c. beloved
d. similar
b. harmonious
Antonym
PERILOUS
a. serious
b. laughable
c. imagined
d. safe
d. safe
Select the English word which is NOT derived from the Latin word.
persona
a. impersonate
b. persistent
c. personable
d. personity
b. persistent
IMPUDICITY
a. religiosity
b. frankness
c. authority
d. shamelessness
d. shamelessness
FBI agents surrounded the shack of the ? hiding in Montana. (malefactor)
a. evil-doer
b. robot
c. lunatic
d. hermit
a. evil-doer
Antonym
INNOCUOUS
a. deadly
b. determined
c. lifeless
d. hated
a. deadly
CANOROUS
a. grumpy
b. melodious
c. impassioned
d. white
b. melodious
Select the English word which is NOT derived from the Latin word.
favere
a. fashion
b. faction
c. mortify
d. facetious
c. mortify
The athlete was distinguished for his ?. (fortitude)
a. strength of character
b. agility
c. sportsmanship
d. speed
a. strength of character
INVOLUNTARY
a. unspoken
b. partan
c. unwanted
d. understood
c. unwanted
The ANIMOSITY of the man's speech surprised everyone.
a. hostility
b. quality
c. humility
d. verbsity
a. hostility
VACUOUS
a. clean
b. variegated
c. inane
d. multiplied
c. inane
cerulean
a. cado
b. cedo
c. caelum
d. cerula
c. caelum
muscle
a. mouse
b. strenth
c. move
d. stretch
a. mouse
The MAGNANIMOUS millionaire owned five vacation homes.
a. obese
b. luxurious
c. generous
d. arrogant
b. luxurious
MELLIFLUOUS
a. causing havoc
b. inundating
c. bettering
d. smoothly flowing
d. smoothly flowing
CONJECTURE
a. zeal
b. ugliness
c. beauty
d. supposition
d. supposition
A monkey is a common ARBOREAL animal.
a. night-active
n. tree-living
c. tricky
d. large
a. tree-living
The neighbours were wakened by the VOCIFEROUS cries of a wild animal.
a. pained
b. loud
c. unusual
d. primitive
b. loud
Antonym
LACHRYMOSE
a. obnoxious
b. overjoyed
c. scary
d. weak
a. obnoxious
Select the English word which is NOT derived from the Latin word.
mittere
a. manumit
b. transmission
c. mixture
d. submissive
c. mixture
The swimming team suffered an ? defeat. (ignominious)
a. incalculable
b. odious
c. embarrassing
d. unwarranted
c. embarrassing
FIDELITY
a. loyalty
b. romance
c. fearfulness
d. immobility
a. loyalty
carnival
a. caro
b. nix
c. levis
d. vale
c. levis
I could not wait for the speech to ?. (commence)
a. begin
b. resume
c. improve
d. end
a. begin
STOIC
a. basic
b. oppressive
c. impassive
d. entertaining
c. impassive
gist
a. iaceo
b. iacio
c. gesto
d. sto
a. iaceo
inch
a. truncus
b. niteo
c. inter
d. uncia
d. uncia
prodigy
a. ago
b. alter
c. altus
d. alius
a. ago
citadel
a. cito
b. citer
c. taeda
d. civis
d. civis
SUBORDINATE
a. see under
b. turn under
c. lower in rank
d. set in order
c. lower in rank
Select the English word which is NOT derived from the Latin word.
claudere
a. calamity
b. closure
c. seclude
d. disclose
a. calamity
REPUGN
a. embarrass
b. oppose
c. praise
d. discover
b. oppose
CONTRAVENE
a. come against
b. go between
c. come in
d. see through
a. come against
jewel
a. iocus
b. iactus
c. iacio
d. ovis
a. iocus
germ
a. race
b. carry
c. spread
d. grow
a. race
The teacher had never had such a ? student. (verbose)
a. dull
b. reliable
c. loud
d. wordy
d. wordy
PULVERULENT
a. manly
b. dusty
c. strident
d. poor
b. dusty
FULMINATE
a. quarrel
b. explode
c. putter
d. flirt
b. explode
secret
a. cerno
b. creta
c. seco
d. secus
a. cerno
lieu
a. lien
b. lovor
c. loco
d. licet
d. licet
Antonym
AFFLUENCE
a. poverty
b. wealth
c. value
d. abundance
a. poverty
LOQUACIOUS
a. magnificent
b. talkative
c. taciturn
d. unwise
b. talkative
Her ? response did not help the situation. (ambiguous)
a. unchanging
b. absolute
c. indefinite
d. unreliable
c. indefinite
Antonym
ELUCIDATE
a. confuse
b. destroy
c. devalue
d. employ
a. confuse
LUGUBRIOUS
a. passionate
b. mournful
c. unctuous
d. tense
b. mourful
Antonym
CHAOS
a. treachery
b. eternity
c. happiness
d. order
d. order
VERDANT
a. malignant
b. masculine
c. green
d. neutral
c. green
FURCATE
a. dizzy
b. empty
c. forked
d. shining
c. forked
CONCURRENT
a. recent trick
b. running together
c. influence well
d. trusting together
b. running together
The gangster received an anonymous ? to leave the city. (admonition)
a. warning
b. plea
c. missive
d. message
a. warning
Antonym
PACIFIC
a. miniscule
b. retired
d. military
d. dizzy
d. military
Antonym
BELLIGERENT
a. frightened
b. ugly
c. peaceful
d. redeeming
c. peaceful
EXPLICATE
a. send away
b. hand out
c. drag towards
d. unfold
d. unfold
The speaker's ? remarks had an immediate effect. (incendiary)
a. cruel
b. inflammatory
c. repetitive
d. mysterious
b. inflammatory
Antonym
ERUDITE
a. witty
b. lull
c. smooth
d. virtual
b. lull
Select the English word which is NOT derived from the Latin word.
alter
a. inalterable
b. alternate
c. altercation
d. altimeter
d. altimeter
MULTIFARIOUS
a. valuable
b. mystical
c. diverse
d. past
c. diverse
mortgage
a. buy
b. loan
c. delay
d. age
c. delay
ANTECEDENT
a. yielding against
b. coming before
c. moving slowly
d. before sitting
b. coming before
INIMICAL
a. unfriendly
b. worldly
c. detected
d. old
a. unfriendly
The new teacher always wore ? clothing. (monochrome)
a. moth-eaten
b. bizarre
c. one-toned
d. expensive
c. one-toned
cabbage
a. ago
b. caput
c. ager
d. ego
b. caput
Select the English word which is NOT derived from the Latin word.
aequus
a. equestian
b. equinox
c. inequality
d. equilibrium
a. equestrian
vanilla
a. sheath
b. white
c. empty
d. lick
a. sheath
exude
a. release
b. sweat
c. be
d. sit
b. sweat
sluice
a. claudo
b. linquo
c. ligo
d. lugeo
a. claudo
maneuver
a. manus
b. opus
c. novus
d. maneo
d. maneo
INDIGENOUS
a. native
b. lazy
c. sincere
d. needy
a. native
INFALLIBLE
a. not wrong
b. falling into
c. moving on
d. cursing against
a. not wrong
INTERJECT
a. throw between
b. turn back
c. choose again
d. speak quickly
a. throw between
TRANSFER
a. carry out
b. carry across
c. carry back
d. carry in
b. carry across
ennui
a. eno
b. enuntio
c. novus
d. odi
d. odi
Antonym
GREGARIOUS
a. affluent
b. shy
c. well-regarded
d. safe
b. shy
Antonym
CONSPICUOUS
a. hidden
b. desirous
c. distant
d. fearful
a. hidden
profane
a. blow
b. shrine
c. speak
d. lie
b. shrine
PERMUTE
a. go through
b. become silent
c. change thoroughtly
d. do together
c. change thoroughly
Select the English word which is NOT derived from the Latin word.
servus
a. servile
b. serviceable
c. severe
d. servitude
c. severe
napkin
a. mappa
b. cado
c. aper
d. niteo
a. mappa
sure
a. care
b. bear
c. rule
d. certain
a. care