Test Your Vocabulary – Quiz #8

TEMPERANCE

He demonstrated Temperance

Temperance means Control.

You should use temperance when eating unhealthy foods.

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ACRONYM

Their name is an acronym

Acronym is a term made from the first letters of a phrase.

Remember to capitalize each letter of an acronym.

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AXIOM

I live by this Axiom

Axiom is a Idea.

If we can prove this rule is not true, the axiom will be disproved.

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GALLANT

He is a gallant knight

Gallant means brave.

The gallant knight showed no fear as he raced towards the dragon.

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ABSURD

His idea is Absurd

Absurd describes a foolish idea or remark.

Claiming that your cat was abducted by aliens is absurd.

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DISCRETION

It is up to his Discretion

Discretion means choice.

Parents have the discretion to determine which television programs their children may watch.

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BLAZON

He loves to Blazon his success

Blazon means Showcase.

Protestors marched and carried posters to blazon their unhappiness with the government.

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NUCLEOTIDE

We must study this Nucleotide

Nucleotide is component of RNA and DNA.

Studying the nucleotide can allow scientists to gather information about the person’s eye or hair color.

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FEEBLE

The puppy is feeble

Feeble means weak.

Gary’s feeble attempt to win the race did not earn him a trophy.

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BARREN

This land is barren

Barren means Empty.

After the bomb blast, the land around the area was completely barren.

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