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76 What's the big deal about plagiarism, anyway?
77 What does it mean to ululate? (From Golding's Lord of the Flies)
78 Is there a difference between envy and jealousy?
79 Is ambrosia a salad? (From Homer's The Odyssey)
80 What is a harbinger? (From Shakespeare's Macbeth)
81 What does it mean to be refractory? (From Dickens' Great Expectations)
82 Can you define the words prostate and prostrate?
83 What is a querulous kid? (From Wharton's Ethan Frome)
84 What does it mean to be threadbare?
85 What does the word runagate mean? (From Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet)
86 What is homeostasis?
87 Is there a difference between the words ignorant and stupid?
88 What is the word, imprimis? (From Shakespeare's The Taming of the Shrew)
89 What does the word alchemy mean? (From Hawthorne's The Scarlet Letter)
90 What is an estuary? (From Conrad's Heart of Darkness)
91 What or who is a scullion? (From Shakespeare's Hamlet)
92 I used the word reoccur in a paper and my teacher said it should have been recur. Can you tell me the difference?
93 What is a schism? (From Swift's Gulliver's Travels)
94 What does it mean to be flabbergasted?
95 What does it mean to be salubrious? (From Emily Bronte's Wuthering Heights)
96 When should I write the word lose and when should I write loose?
97 What is a replication? (From Shakespeare's Hamlet)
98 What does ad infinitum mean? (From Charlotte Bronte's Jane Eyre)
99 What is vicissitude? (From Hawthorne's The House of Seven Gables)
100 Do loath and loathe have different meanings?
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