Wednesday, May 26, 2004

Vocabulary Quiz

What do the following words mean?

1. abrogate
2. circumnavigate
3. inculcate
4. incognito
5. Lexicon
6. lugubrious
7. plagiarize
8. supercilious
9. unctuous


Answers
1. to abolish, do away with
2. to proceed completely around
3. to impress upon the mind of another by frequent instruction or repetition
4. in disguise
5. dictionary; a stock of terms used in a particular profession
6. mournful, dismal, gloomy -- especially in an exaggerated way
7. to use and pass off ideas or writing of another as one's own.
8. showing haughty disdain
9. insincere eartness

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