#EngQuiz: Guess the similar meaning of the new vocabularies (3)

So, today I will give new vocabularies for fellas. But I need your help to find the similar meaning of every #EngVocab that I give. Here is the rule for this session: guess the meaning of new vocabulary that I put in the brackets.

QUESTIONS:

Q1. The dry soil (imbibed) the rain quickly.

[A] poured

[B] absorbed

[C] illustrated

[D] gulped

Q2. The salesman was a (jocose) person.

[A] serious

[B] given to joking

[C] demure

[D] solemn

Q3. The old tree grows quite (knotty).

[A] even

[B] smooth

[C] gnarled

[D] flattened

Q4. That (lanky), overgrown boy looked very shy.

[A] long and thin

[B] obese

[C] corpulent

[D] plump

Q5. Do you believe that human nature is (malevolent) ?

[A] benevolent

[B] benign

[C] kind

[D] vicious

ANSWERS:

A1. absorbed

A2. given to joking

A3. gnarled

A4. long and thin

A5. vicious

Compiled and written by @fabfebby at @EnglishTips4U on September 16, 2012

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