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#126 2008-12-26 03:53:38

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Re: English language puzzles

#196. what does the adjective 'vivacious' mean?

#197. What is 'albedo' in Astronomy?


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#127 2008-12-27 20:03:12

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Re: English language puzzles

#198. What is a 'pachyderm'?

#199. What is a marsupial?

#200. What is Dementia?


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#128 2008-12-28 01:36:00

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Re: English language puzzles

Give the antonyms of the following words:-

#201. Superficial

#202. Detrimental

#203. Pertinent

Give the synonyms of

#204. Vicinity

#205. Rhetoric

#206. Defile


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#129 2008-12-28 02:13:26

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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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#130 2008-12-28 02:25:06

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Re: English language puzzles

Answer to #193:-
You are correct, JaneFairfax!
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#131 2008-12-28 02:32:21

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Re: English language puzzles

#207. What does 'inundated' mean?

#208. What does 'gamut' mean?

#209. What does 'hegemony' mean?

#210. What does 'tutelage' mean?


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#132 2008-12-28 02:54:50

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Re: English language puzzles




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#133 2008-12-28 03:13:53

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Re: English language puzzles

Answers to #200, #201, #202, and #203:-
Perfectly right, AshJones555! Well done!!!
(Some of the other antonyms of superficial could be profound, deep, thoughtful, to some extent..significant, important.)
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#134 2008-12-29 02:58:52

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Re: English language puzzles

#211. What does 'lacuna' mean?

#212. What is 'origami'?

#213. What does 'prowess' mean?


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#135 2008-12-29 14:22:24

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

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#136 2008-12-29 16:47:14

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Re: English language puzzles

Answer to #211.
Precisely. Thats what it means.
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#137 2008-12-29 17:27:03

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Re: English language puzzles

#214. What does 'imbroglio' mean?

#215. What does 'tête-à-tête' mean?


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#138 2008-12-30 05:31:25

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Re: English language puzzles


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

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#139 2008-12-30 18:01:53

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Re: English language puzzles

Answer to #207:-
That should have been cakewalk for you, Janefairfax!
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#140 2008-12-30 20:11:09

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Re: English language puzzles

#216. What is a 'conundrum'?

#217. What is a 'pangolin'?

#218. the sound produced by which member of the animal kingdom is called 'sing'?


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#141 2008-12-31 01:56:53

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Re: English language puzzles

#219. What is a 'whirligig'?

#220. What does 'bête noire' mean?


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#142 2009-01-01 18:18:57

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Re: English language puzzles

#221. What does 'censure' mean?

#222. What does 'lackadaisical' mean?

#223. What is the antonym of 'derogatory'?

#224. What is 'Xerography'?

#225. What does 'verbose' mean?


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#143 2009-01-01 20:27:06

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Re: English language puzzles

Accidentally clicked the 'Submit' button here.

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#144 2009-01-01 22:06:28

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Re: English language puzzles

Answers to #212, #213, #216, and #225.

Well done, JohnnyReinB, all your answers are correct!
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#145 2009-01-01 22:30:09

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Re: English language puzzles

#226. What does 'posthumous' mean?

#227. What is the antonym of 'dissuade'?

#228. What does 'goad' mean?


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#146 2009-01-03 14:33:21

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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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#147 2009-01-03 17:18:21

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Re: English language puzzles

Answer to #226:-
You are correct, but the word also means whats given below, Janefairfax!


Well done!!!


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#148 2009-01-03 17:25:37

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Re: English language puzzles

#229. What does 'belligerent' mean?

#230. What does 'bonhomie' mean?

#231. What does 'superfluous' mean?

#232. Who is the author of 'Word Power Made Easy'?

#233. What does 'demagogue' mean?


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#149 2009-01-03 22:51:02

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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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#150 2009-01-04 00:12:51

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Re: English language puzzles

Answer to #231:-
Correct!

Well done, Janefairfax!

#234. What is 'hypermnesia'?

#235. What does 'obdurate' mean?

#236. What does the word 'nascent' mean?

#237. What does 'TOEFL' stand for?

#238. What does 'ELBS' stand for?


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