English Quiz 001

Choose the word which best expresses the meaning of the given word: EMBEZZLE

Main Entry: embezzle Part of Speech: verb Definition: steal money, often from employer Synonyms: abstract, defalcate, filch, forge, loot, misapply, misappropriate, misuse, peculate, pilfer, purloin, put hand in cookie jar, put hand in till, skim, thieve Antonyms: compensate, give, pay, reimburse, return

Choose the correct meaning of idiom: To have an axe to grind

To have an axe to grind definition: To have a selfish motive or personal stake in a matter. Example: When the lobbyist approached the senators, they suspected he had an axe to grind.

One Word Substitute: The study of ancient societies

Anthropology is the study of various aspects of humans within past and present societies. History is the study of past events, particularly in human affairs. Ethnology is the study of the characteristics of different peoples and the differences and relationships between them.

Find the correctly spelt word.

Fate smiles ...... those who untiringly grapple with stark realities of life.

Fate smiles on those who untiringly grapple with stark realities of life.