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#176 2009-01-06 23:04:08

JaneFairfax
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Re: English language puzzles


Q: Who wrote the novels Mrs Dalloway and To the Lighthouse?

A: Click here for answer.

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#177 2009-01-07 02:29:12

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Re: English language puzzles

Answer to #270:-
JaneFairfax,
Logically correct. Can you go one step further and explain that to the common man?

#271. What does 'utopian' mean?

#272. What does 'egalitarian' mean?

#273. What does the phrase 'double jeopardy' mean?

#274. What does the word 'filial' mean?

#275. What does the word 'jamboree' mean?

#276. What is the offspring of  a whale called? What is the name given to the male offspring and that to the female offspring?


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#178 2009-01-07 10:27:04

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Re: English language puzzles

careless25 wrote:

i answered 262 and 265, i think u missed it.

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#179 2009-01-07 14:18:48

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Re: English language puzzles


Q: Who wrote the novels Mrs Dalloway and To the Lighthouse?

A: Click here for answer.

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#180 2009-01-07 19:34:04

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Re: English language puzzles

Answer to #269:-
You're right, JaneFairfax!
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#181 2009-01-07 19:40:11

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Re: English language puzzles

#277. What does 'ex gratia' mean?

#278. What does 'antecedent' mean?

#279. What does the word 'precarious' mean?

#280. What is a 'manequin'?


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#182 2009-01-08 01:35:09

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Re: English language puzzles


Q: Who wrote the novels Mrs Dalloway and To the Lighthouse?

A: Click here for answer.

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#183 2009-01-08 01:38:35

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Re: English language puzzles


Q: Who wrote the novels Mrs Dalloway and To the Lighthouse?

A: Click here for answer.

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#184 2009-01-08 02:43:56

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Re: English language puzzles

Answers to #278 and #279:
Both correct, JaneFairfax!
Well done!


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#185 2009-01-09 00:50:06

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Re: English language puzzles

#281. What does 'immaculate' mean?

#282. What does 'ostentation' mean?

#283. What is 'anthitheism'?

#284. What is 'synergy'?

#285. What is an 'aphorism'?

#286. What is a 'laceration'?


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#186 2009-01-09 08:41:24

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Re: English language puzzles


Q: Who wrote the novels Mrs Dalloway and To the Lighthouse?

A: Click here for answer.

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#187 2009-01-09 18:05:46

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Re: English language puzzles

Answers to #282, #283, #285, and #286:-

Answers to #282, #285, and #286 are correct!
#283: Yes, I meant 'antitheism'. I am not too good at typing sad
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#188 2009-01-10 07:34:30

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Re: English language puzzles


Q: Who wrote the novels Mrs Dalloway and To the Lighthouse?

A: Click here for answer.

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#189 2009-01-10 17:06:54

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Re: English language puzzles

Answer to #229:
You are correct! Well done!
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(Thanks Jane, I learnt a new word today!)


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#190 2009-01-10 19:50:13

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Re: English language puzzles

#287. What does the word 'compendium' mean?

#288. What does 'connivance' mean?

#289. What do 'doldrums' mean?

#290. What does 'Machiavelian' mean?

#291. What does 'semantics' mean?


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#191 2009-01-11 13:19:31

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Re: English language puzzles


Q: Who wrote the novels Mrs Dalloway and To the Lighthouse?

A: Click here for answer.

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#192 2009-01-11 20:18:31

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Re: English language puzzles

Answers to #287 and #291:-
Both correct, JaneFairfax!
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#193 2009-01-12 03:45:04

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Re: English language puzzles

#292. What is 'plebiscite'?

#293. His oil-drop experiments helped in determining the charge of an electron. Who is the scientist being referred to?

#294. What is 'dactyloscopy'?

#295. What is 'biennial'?

#296. What is 'penury'?

#297. What is 'serpentine'?


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#194 2009-01-12 15:07:55

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Re: English language puzzles


Q: Who wrote the novels Mrs Dalloway and To the Lighthouse?

A: Click here for answer.

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#195 2009-01-12 17:12:46

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Re: English language puzzles

Answer to #293:
You're correct JaneFairfax!
Wonder why I posted this question here! roll
Well done!!!


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#196 2009-01-12 17:19:08

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Re: English language puzzles

#298. What is 'placid'?

#299. What does 'alleviate' mean?

#300. What is 'solatium'?

#301. What does 'alacrity' mean?

#302. What does 'morbid' mean?

#303. What does 'deify' mean?

#304. What does 'spire' mean?

#305. What is 'amity'?


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#197 2009-01-13 00:39:53

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Re: English language puzzles

#306. What does 'blemish' mean?

#307. What is 'narcissism'?

#308. What is 'prerogative'?

#309. What is 'vilification'?

#310. What is 'easel'?


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#198 2009-01-13 04:57:54

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Re: English language puzzles


Q: Who wrote the novels Mrs Dalloway and To the Lighthouse?

A: Click here for answer.

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#199 2009-01-13 17:18:37

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Re: English language puzzles

Answers to #298, #299, #301, #302, #303, #304, #305, #306, #307, and #309:-
JaneFairfax,
All the answers are correct, other than #304, which is partly correct. Outstanding performance!!! up

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#200 2009-01-13 20:14:02

ganesh
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Re: English language puzzles

#311. What is 'bibliography'?

#312. What does the verb 'amplify' mean?

#313. What does 'cognizable' mean?

#314. What does 'retrograde' mean?

#315. What does 'alibi' mean?

#316. What does 'circumstantial evidence' mean?

#317. What is 'narcoanalysis'?

#318. What does 'precursor' mean?

#319. What does 'veritable' mean?

#320. What does 'largesse' mean?


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