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Vocabulary #14 Practice - avarice

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  • Q1
    extreme greed for riches
    charlatan
    debilitate
    misnomer
    avarice
    20s
  • Q2
    someone who professes knowledge or expertise, especially in medicine, that he or she does not have
    corrode
    certitude
    charlatan
    trite
    20s
  • Q3
    to make feeble; weaken
    avarice
    debilitate
    emend
    luxuriant
    20s
  • Q4
    very elaborate or ornate
    trite
    emend
    debilitate
    luxuriant
    20s
  • Q5
    To prove to be false or erroneous; overthrow by argument or proof
    luxuriant
    charlatan
    refute
    corrode
    20s
  • Q6
    lacking in freshness or effectiveness because of constant use or excessive repetition
    misnomer
    avarice
    refute
    trite
    20s
  • Q7
    A name wrongly or unsuitably applied to a person or an object
    misnomer
    certitude
    corrode
    trite
    20s
  • Q8
    to revise or correct
    emend
    avarice
    misnomer
    debilitate
    20s
  • Q9
    to destroy gradually; consume
    refute
    luxuriant
    emend
    corrode
    20s
  • Q10
    freedom from doubt, especially in matters of faith or opinion
    corrode
    avarice
    trite
    certitude
    20s

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