Malkiboy's Vocabulary #2

This is the second quiz in Malcolm's Vocabulary series. It will be like the first.
Some of these words are archaic and need to be used in context e.g. horseless carriage - only at time of invention
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1. Detrimental
tending to cause harm
tending to eradicate harm
2. Abject
(of something bad) experienced or present to the maximum degree
(of something bad) experienced or present to the minimum degree
3. Imprecate
annoy
harass
utter (a curse) or invoke (evil) against someone or something
abuse
4. Portmanteau
palindrome
an anagram
two words combined to make a new word
5. Scion
younger member of a notable family
older member of a notable family
6. Verdure
the fresh red colour of lush vegetation
the fresh orange colour of lush vegetation
the fresh green colour of lush vegetation
the fresh brown colour of lush vegetation
7. Despondent
in high spirits from gain of hope or courage
in low spirits from loss of hope or courage
in low spirits from gain of hope or courage
in high spirits from loss of hope or courage
8. Exhort
debauch
strongly encourage or urge (someone) to do something
induce
9. Accost
afright
approach and address (someone) boldly or aggressively
harass
stalk
10. Née
used in giving a spouse's maiden name after his/her surname
used in giving a married woman's maiden name after her surname
11. Sentiment
a person that expresses his/her opinions
a thought that is developed
a book that has expressed opinions
a view or opinion that is held or expressed
12. Servian
Serbian
Montenegrosque
Monagasque
Albanian
13. Offal
Beef
the entrails and internal organs of an animal used as food
Venison
Food
14. Entrails
a person's or animal's intestines or internal organs, especially when removed or exposed
Putrescent Organs
Dried Organs
Disgusting organs
15. Misanthropist
a person who dislikes or disdains humankind and avoids human society
A person who likes humankind but ostracises themselves from society
A person who loves humankind but avoids society
A person who would die for humankind but avoids society
16. Conman
Someone who’s duplicitous
Credit card fraudster
a man who tricks other people, especially in order to get their money
Scam
17. Mutual
directed towards each other or the others
one person only
18. Obdurate
Conceited
Vainglorious
stubbornly refusing to change one's opinion or course of action
Supercilious
19. Exculpate
Absolve
show or declare that (someone) is not guilty of wrongdoing
Expiation
Atonement
20. Environ
Surround
Gang up on
Disperse
21. Dilatory
Quick and not causing delay
Slow and causing delay
22. Placid
not easily upset or excited
Easily upset or excited
23. Allude
Directly refer or suggest
Indirectly refer or suggest
24. Lustrous
Shining
Splendid
Erubescent
25. Delineate
Manifest
indicate the exact position of (a border or boundary)
Make explicit
26. Toil
Learning
Hibernating
Repose
Labour
27. Incipient
Polished
Finished
Developed
28. Hinderance
Concentration
Hindrance
29. Minutiae
Small and no so important details
Details
30. Pedantry
excessive concern with minor details and rules
Obsession
31. Retread
go back over (a path or one's steps)
Recalcitrant
Reiterate
Recapitulate
32. Reprobate
Aristocrat
Scholar
Bonapartist
Unprincipled; unprinciped person
33. Alchymist
Physician
Alchemist
Scientist
Psychologist
Biologist
Psychiatrist
34. Frontispiece
The title page
An illustration facing the title page of a book
The front cover
35. Akin
unique
normal
different
similar
36. Inonculate
Imperil
Palpate
Vaccine
37. Anon
hereafter
ere
soon
thereafter
38. Parlous
Surprising
Stunning
Petrifying
Perilous
39. Egregious
petrifying
frightening
conspicuously bad and shocking
scarred for life
40. Vertiginous
extremely low or flat
extremely high or steep
41. Ameliorate
make (something bad or unsatisfactory) better
exacerbate
42. Augment
increase
decrease
43. Fortitude
chivalry
courage in pain or adversity
44. Necessitous
greedy
needy
45. Incitement
the devil possessing a soul
debauch
bad influence
the action of provoking unlawful behaviour or urging someone to behave unlawfully
46. Putrescent
resurrect
recollect
establish
rotting
47. Umremitting
inevitable
irremediable
incessant
insuperable
48. Capacious
spacious
claustrophobic
49. Aptitude
a natural ability to do something
a developed ability to do something
someone has an ability to excel in something which they detest
50. Promptitude
the quality of acting slowly and with delay
the quality of acting quickly and without delay
51. Violoncello
a cello
a double bass
a bass
a viola
52. Cispontine
East London
West London
north side of the Thames in London
southern side of the Thames in London
53. Handmaid
female servant
slave
male servant
54. Schoolfellow
Schoolmate
school
staff
teachers
55. Semblance
the outward appearance or apparent form of something, especially when the reality is different
illusion
56. Consecrate
make something essential
make something sacrosanct
exacerbate
ameliorate
make something holy
57. Yea
yes
no
58. Futherance
advancement
going back
no progress made
59. Whilom
heretofore
former / formerly
before
theretofore
60. Predilection
preference for something
indecisive
61. Evince
make it unnecessary verbose
discombobulate
make obvious
make more convoluted
62. Wherein
in which
wherefore
whereat
whereto
63. Entrench
peremptory
establish something so it cannot be changed
64. Weasand
head
breast
oesophagus or gullet
encephalon
65. Morrow
Nudiustertian
The subsequent day
Today
Yesterday
66. Trigon
circle
square
cross
triangle
67. Thrice
twice
once
three times
68. Sooth
truth
false
69. Requisite
negligible but wanted things
superfluous or unnecessary
wanted
necessary; necessity
must have
70. Notwithstanding
Surely
Nonetheless
Despite
Albeit
71. Sepulture
burial
resurrection
mourning
72. Caprice
major change in behaviour
nuance in behaviour
a sudden and unaccountable change of mood or behaviour
73. Sennight
month
week
decade
twelvemonth
74. Raiment
culinary
clothing
preparations
cutlery
75. Enticement
something that attracts someone to do something
something that stops someone from doing something
76. Prithee
pray
an orison
please
77. Popinjay
a toucan
a pidgeon
a parrot
an eagle
78. Pismire
a wasp
a grasshopper
a bee
an ant
79. Pereadventure
whatever
perhaps
some day
whenever
80. Otherwhere
thereat
hereat
elsewhere
other there
81. Orison
a prayer
a reward
a prophecy
malison
82. Malison
prophecy
curse
gift
83. Love apple
tomato
apple
red apple
pear
84. Laud
teach
praise
criticise
criticise contrsuctively
85. Izzard
y
z
x
w
86. Horseless carriage
tractor
car
plane
boat
87. Hereupon
thereupon
as a result of this
88. Hereat
as a result of this
thereat
89. Capitulate
surrender on certain terms
forebear
90. Hearken
touch
speak
taste
listen
91. Greenwood
a wood or forest when it is lime
a wood or forest when it is green
a wood or forest when it is light green
a dead wood or forest
92. God's acre
a churchyard- especially the burial ground
church
Vatican City
cathedral
93. Fourscore
eighty
eighth
eight hundred
eight
94. Esurient
hungry or greedy
thirsty
95. Contemn
treat or regard with disgust
treat or regard with disdain
treat or regard with hatred
treat or regard with ridiculousness
96. Inure
compel
accustom (someone) to something, especially something unpleasant
97. Circumjacent
far away
surrounding
vicinity
98. Camelopard
a camel
a giraffe weevil
an elephant
a giraffe
99. Buss
a kiss / kiss
a smack / smack
a lick / lick
a kick / kick
100. Brimstone
Sulphur
Phosphorus
Iodine
Fluorine
101. Bethink
come to think
not come to think
102. Behoof
benefit or advantage
no benefit or disadvantage
103. Aught
nothing at all
anything at all
everything at all
something at all
104. Multifarious
having diversity
sameness
105. Afright
discombobulate
serve
frighten
congratulate
106. Lass
Boy or young man
Girl or young woman
107. Homogeneous
different
alike
108. Acquit
Absolve
Trap
109. Doat
Dote
loathe
110. Encumber
to weigh someone down, or to make something difficult for someone
help
avail
111. Intreat
Answer
Refute
Entreat
Deny
112. Exstasy
Ecstasy
Depression
113. Contrition
remorse
indifference
114. Croud
small group
Crowd
115. Insensible
unconscious
conscious
116. Staid
Went
Stayed
117. Coxcomb
a nasty and foul man
a vain and conceited man
a nice and kind man
a successful and inspirational man
118. Schadenfreude
misfortune from someone's pleasure
pleasure from someone's misfortune
119. Veracity
truthfulness
dishonesty
120. Idiosyncrasy
Habit
Quirk
121. Foible
A major weakness or eccentricity in someone’s character
a minor weakness or eccentricity in someone's character
122. Dropt
Dropped
Picked
123. Meritorious
Deserving punishment or ignominy
Deserving reward or praise
124. Verbose
using or expressed in more words than are needed
Using or expressed in less words than are needed
125. Controul
remote controller
control
lose control
126. Ultimatum
blackmail
threat
a final threat warning someone (or something) that if something isn't done - for example - then something will never happen. The last part often involves the word 'never'
127. Incur
become object to (something unwelcome or unpleasant) as a result of one's own behaviour or actions
become subject to (something unwelcome or unpleasant) as a result of one's own behaviour or actions
128. Indubitable
Unimaginable
Unquestionable
Immutable
Inevitable
129. Stopt
Paused
Stopped
Go
130. Disconsolate
cheerful
cheerless
131. Illaudable
Not praiseworthy
Praiseworthy
132. Ancle
Uncle
Ankle
133. Chagrin
opprobrium
annoyance or distress at having failed or been humiliated
ignominy
humiliation
134. Affix
attach
detach
135. Vicinity
far far away
neighbourhood
136. Encrease
decrease
increase
137. Mitigate
make (something bad) less severe, serious of painful
exacerbate
138. Welfare
comfort
solace
help by giving money and other things needed
139. Eponymous
thing which a novel, film etc. is credited for
thing which a novel, film etc. is named after
140. Posthumous
before death
after death
141. Pittance
penury
destitute
small or inadequate amount of money
wealth
142. Versimilar
certain
unlikely
probable
uncertain
143. Ample
Less than enough
More than enough
Satisfactory
144. Procure
Obtain (something) with care
Get hold of
Laying hands on
Claiming something
145. Dumbfound
shock someone so much they cannot hear
shock someone so much they cannot speak
shock someone so much they cannot move
146. Incommode
infuriate (someone)
inconvenience (someone)
sadden (someone)
annoy (someone)
147. Tsundoku
buying pens but never using them
buying beds but never using them
buying books but never reading them
buying newspapers but never reading them
148. Multiloquent
loquacious
pauciloquent
149. Pauciloquent
uttering few words; brief in speech
multiloquent
150. Aggrandize
increase the power, status, or wealth of
decrease the power, status or wealth of
151. Inquietude
rectitiude
fortitude
disquietude
solicitude
152. Innate
developed
natural
153. Approbation
approval
askance
irrefutable
154. Diffident
unobtrusiveness
modest or shy because of a lack of confidence
modest or shy because of a lack of self-confidence
155. Intimacy
comfort
support
close familiarity or friendship
156. Affluence
penury
wealth
157. Asunder
apart
together
158. Indefatigable
impasssive
unable to be tired
interminable
unable to be strong
159. Wunderkind
an old person who achieves great success
a young person who achieves great success
a middle aged person who achieves great success
a dead person who achieved great success
an extremely old person (like a supercentarian) who achieves great success
160. Exemptorise
Prepare
Improvise
161. Whereupon
Immediately after what
Thereupon
Immediately after which
162. Levity
asinine
the treatment of a serious matter with humour or lack of due respect
163. Residual
Scraps
remaining after the greater part or quantity has gone
164. Bedlam
Miscellaneous
Paraphernalia
Discombobulating
Pandemonium
165. Haughty
Vainglorious
Rude
arrogantly superior and disdainful
Arrogantly proud of one’s achievements
166. Somewhat
To some extent
Likewise
167. Workforce
The group of people working in an industry, country, factory etc
Ostracise
168. Prolific
Morsel
Substantial
Meagre
Producing many
169. Imbibe
To get drunk
To drink , especially alcohol
To drink
170. Beneficial
sneaky
duplicitous
advantageous
171. Enunciate
say hurriedly
say or pronounce clearly
stutter
say
172. Reiterate
say something again or a number of times, typically for emphasis or clarity
perpetual nightmare
over and over again
annoy
173. Recuperate
recover from an injury
recover from an illness
recover from bullying
174. Jocular
characterised by playing
characterised by singing
characterised by smacking
characterised by joking
175. Pensive
watchful
ardent
contemplative
176. Recapitulate
make sure something is lucid
summarize and state again the main points of
manifest
say last time
177. Devoid
Liberty
Entirely lacking or free from
Exempt
178. Liaison
benefit
help
avail
communication or cooperation which facilitates a close working relationship between people or organizations
179. Forthright
(of a person or their manner or speech) direct and outspoken
ridiculous
dictorial
180. Animosity
impetuousness
strong hostility
blaspheme
impertinence
181. Inimical
inpertinent
vindictve
impious
vile
182. Feign
create
fake
re-create
183. Erroneous
correct
partially correct
incorrect
184. Recrimination
impertinence
offending someone through words
an accusation in response to one from someone else
verbal abuse
185. Disdain
negligible
trivial
the feeling that someone or something is unworthy of one's consideration or respect
undermined
186. Entreat
beseech
importunate
annoy
harass
187. Beseech
ask someone urgently to do something
harass
annoy
importunate
188. Felicitation
congratulation
euphoria
celebration
seldom feeling
189. Antechamber
kitchen
atrium
a small room leading to the main room
chamber
190. Cessation
the fact or process of ending or being brought to an end
middle
commencent
191. Disarray
pandemonium
repose
a state of disorganization or untidiness
brouhaha
192. Entreaty
asking
importunately asking
an earnest or humble request
asking repeatedly
193. Incessant
Not wanting to disturb
Hindrance
Continuing without interruption
194. Momentary
lasting for a very long time
lasting for no time
lasting for a very short time
lasting for middle time
195. Obsolete
Out of date
Dated
Out of this world
196. Subsequent
Following
Thereafter
Heretofore
During
197. Denouement
the final part of a play, film, or narrative in which the strands of the plot are drawn together and matters are explained or resolved
epilogue
appendix
198. Whence
from what place
from which
from who
from what epoch
199. Squeamish
impious
unwell
easily made to feel sick or disgusted
200. Reverence
low esteem
esteem
no esteem
deep esteem
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