I'll be doing two posts today so I can give these answers, and also post something new.
My new words this month and the multiple choices to guess are found at Vocabulary Day Dec 2012. There are also some great daffynitions from Chuck and Ann, you might want to check out.
b. a type of carriage- it was named for the city of Berlin where it was developed. It was an enclosed carriage with two seats and a hooded exterior seat at the back where the footman sat.
c. a warehouse- a place where goods are stored, sometimes a duty free port
a. a twill fabric with a silk warp and wool weft- it was often made in black and used to make mourning clothes
b. a country that rules the sea (has naval supremacy)- from thalassa (Greek for sea) and kratein (to rule)
a. a strong fabric of cotton and linen
c. high-flown or affected writing
both of these are correct
d. one who has a wide range of knowledge- what we might call a Renaissance person
c. reputed- both words are from Latin putāre to think, consider, reckon,
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