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#201317 - 07/22/11 04:58 PM yet another bogus vocab. test
tsuwm Offline
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YABVT

(thanx, EC)

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#201319 - 07/22/11 08:53 PM Re: yet another bogus vocab. test [Re: tsuwm]
Jackie Offline

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Well--it at least served to inform me that once again I had forgotten the meaning of deracinate. There were several that I had to look up, so I thank you. Maybe eventually I'll remember what I learn...

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#201325 - 07/22/11 10:18 PM Re: yet another bogus vocab. test [Re: tsuwm]
Candy Offline
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Registered: 09/21/10
Posts: 1705
Loc: down under
This list had me deracinate some hairs ...these I didn't know.

maladroit
embonpoint
valetudinarian
cenacle
vibrissae
estivation
fuliginous
opsimath
pule
pule


some words like these below...were familar, but I couldn't remember meaning:
terpsichorean
funambulist


I did better than I thought I would.


Edited by Candy (07/22/11 11:04 PM)
Edit Reason: I 'whited' the words out so as to not spoil it for your test!

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#201330 - 07/23/11 04:51 AM Re: yet another bogus vocab. test [Re: tsuwm]
Tromboniator Offline
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Registered: 05/10/10
Posts: 818
Loc: Alaska
I'd have done better if I'd trusted the ones I thought I wasn't quite sure of. Not ashamed of myself, though.

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