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#76 2008-11-09 18:56:01

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#84. What fear is 'ophidiophobia'?


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#77 2008-11-09 21:53:51

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#78 2008-11-10 20:24:34

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Answer to #84:-
You are correct, JaneFairfax!
Very well done!
Even I have this phobia. smile

#85. What is 'pegasus'?

#86. What does the word 'paradigm' mean?


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#79 2008-11-17 02:02:50

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#87. What does the Latin expression 'mutatis mutandis' mean?


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#80 2008-11-18 16:58:23

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#88. What is a sonnet?


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#81 2008-11-18 20:58:35

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#89. From which language did the word Mullagatawny originate?

#90. What does the word abhor mean?


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#82 2008-11-20 17:49:49

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#91. Why is the press referred to as the 'fourth estate'?


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#83 2008-11-22 09:40:32

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#84 2008-11-22 17:32:59

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Answer to #90:-
Absolutely right, JaneFairfax!


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#85 2008-11-22 17:53:55

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#92. What is a diuretic?

#93. What is a bacteriophage?


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#86 2008-11-22 22:15:15

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#94. What is the antonym of 'oriental'?


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#87 2008-11-23 17:36:05

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#95. What is the meaning of 'surreptitious'?


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#88 2008-11-28 19:51:24

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#96. What is 'Phrenology'?

#97. What does 'Altruism' mean?

#98. What is 'mandible'?


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#89 2008-11-29 18:25:52

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#99. What is 'hedonism'?

#100. What is 'altruism'?


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#90 2008-11-30 16:59:45

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#101. That is 'grandiosity'?

#102. What is 'Alliteration'?

#103. Give any two meanings of the word litter (noun).


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#91 2008-12-02 00:27:09

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#1o4. Who or what is an 'ombudsman'? From which language did the word originate?

#105. Who said 'Great is the art of beginning, but greater the art is of ending'?


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#92 2008-12-02 18:16:19

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#106. What do the words 'sinister' and 'diabolic' mean?

#107. What is the full name of the popular English writer G.K. Chesterton?

#108. What does the word chutzpah mean?


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#93 2008-12-03 16:56:06

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#109. What is 'plagiarism'?

#110. What does the phrase 'obiter dictum' (Latin) mean?


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#94 2008-12-04 16:13:27

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#111. What is a 'cataclysm'?

#112. What does the word 'paraphernalia' mean?


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#95 2008-12-05 17:27:10

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#113. What does 'rifacimento' mean?

#114. What is 'megalomania'?

#115. What is 'osmosis'?


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#96 2008-12-06 18:09:16

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#116. What does the word 'Conglomerate' mean?

#117. What does the word 'Consortium' mean?

#118. Who is the author of 'Man and Superman'?


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#97 2008-12-07 19:52:54

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#119. What does the word 'macabre' mean?

#120. What does 'synergy'mean?


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#98 2008-12-08 14:08:21

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#99 2008-12-08 16:55:22

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Answers to # 92, 93, 96, 97, 99, 109, 111, 112, 114, 115, 119, and 120:-
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Most of your answers are correct (I think the meanings of #96, #111, #115, and #119 could have been explained better).

Once again, that is Outstanding performance!


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#100 2008-12-08 17:39:34

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#121. What is 'consternation'?

#122. What is 'Syllogism'?


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