Vocabulary Test

November 14, 2014

1. Wayward

  1. (v.) To cause to experience shame, humiliation, or wounded pride; To humiliate
  2. (adj.) Full of life and vigor
  3. (n.) A shrinking or startled movement or gesture; (v.) To draw back or tense the body, to flinch
  4. (adj.) Disobedient and resistant to guidance or discipline; Unpredictable and irregular
  5. (adj.) Tending to do great harm; Evil in nature

2. Procure

  1. (v.) To obtain through special effort; To bring about
  2. (n.) A shrinking or startled movement or gesture; (v.) To draw back or tense the body, to flinch
  3. (adj.) Conforming to the commonly accepted beliefs; Traditional
  4. (adj.) Not producing the desired results; Unsuccessful
  5. (adj.) Easily set on fire or excited

3. Void

  1. (n.) An empty space; (v.) To invalidate, nullify, or cancel; (adj.) Empty, unfilled; Not legally binding or enforceable
  2. (n.) Any combination or union for some common purpose
  3. (v.) To confuse the perceptions or judgment of; To puzzle or baffle
  4. (v.) To obtain through special effort; To bring about
  5. (adj.) Likely to cause a dispute between opposing views; Arousing argument

4. Virtual

  1. (adj.) Conforming to the commonly accepted beliefs; Traditional
  2. (v.) To confuse the perceptions or judgment of; To puzzle or baffle
  3. (v.) To obtain through special effort; To bring about
  4. (adj.) Being in essence or effect, but not in form or appearance; Simulated or unreal
  5. (n.) Any combination or union for some common purpose

5. Spirited

  1. (adj.) Full of life and vigor
  2. (v.) To obtain through special effort; To bring about
  3. (v.) To give or cause something unpleasant; To impose
  4. (v.) To cause to experience shame, humiliation, or wounded pride; To humiliate
  5. (adj.) Being in essence or effect, but not in form or appearance; Simulated or unreal

6. Sodden

  1. (adj.) Being in essence or effect, but not in form or appearance; Simulated or unreal
  2. (adj.) Unfriendly, unfavorable; Warlike or aggressive
  3. (adj.) Soaked with liquid or moisture, saturated; Expressionless or dull (usually from drunkenness)
  4. (n.) A clown; A stupid person
  5. (v.) To move about or proceed hurriedly, scamper, to run quickly, dash or scramble

7. Wince

  1. (n.) Any combination or union for some common purpose
  2. (adj.) Soaked with liquid or moisture, saturated; Expressionless or dull (usually from drunkenness)
  3. (v.) To cause to experience shame, humiliation, or wounded pride; To humiliate
  4. (adj.) Conforming to the commonly accepted beliefs; Traditional
  5. (n.) A shrinking or startled movement or gesture; (v.) To draw back or tense the body, to flinch

8. Mortify

  1. (v.) To cause to experience shame, humiliation, or wounded pride; To humiliate
  2. (adj.) Unfriendly, unfavorable; Warlike or aggressive
  3. (n.) An empty space; (v.) To invalidate, nullify, or cancel; (adj.) Empty, unfilled; Not legally binding or enforceable
  4. (v.) To obtain through special effort; To bring about
  5. (adj.) Easily set on fire or excited

9. Scurry

  1. (v.) To confuse the perceptions or judgment of; To puzzle or baffle
  2. (v.) To move about or proceed hurriedly, scamper, to run quickly, dash or scramble
  3. (n.) A clown; A stupid person
  4. (adj.) Conforming to the commonly accepted beliefs; Traditional
  5. (adj.) Tending to do great harm; Evil in nature

10. Orthodox

  1. (adj.) Conforming to the commonly accepted beliefs; Traditional
  2. (adj.) Disobedient and resistant to guidance or discipline; Unpredictable and irregular
  3. (adj.) Tending to do great harm; Evil in nature
  4. (adj.) Likely to cause a dispute between opposing views; Arousing argument
  5. (v.) To obtain through special effort; To bring about