Quiz: Only An English Teacher Can Define These 22 Advanced Words. Can You?

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 Dec 11, 2019
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Question: 1/22Pick The Correct Definition!


Relegate
Demote
Succeed
Terminate

Question: 2/22Pick The Correct Definition!


Analogous
Opposite
Similar
Difficult

Question: 3/22Pick The Correct Definition!


Desolate
Creative
Logical
Barren

Question: 4/22Pick The Correct Definition!


Complement
Give a free sample or side dish
Politely express praise
Complete or perfect

Question: 5/22Pick The Correct Definition!


Engender
To annoy
To cause
To corrupt

Question: 6/22Pick The Correct Definition!


Sanguine
Mysterious
Intriguing
Optimistic

Question: 7/22Pick The Correct Definition!


Bolster
To entertain
To support
To cry

Question: 8/22Pick The Correct Definition!


Adequate
Emapthetic
Outgoing
Sufficient

Question: 9/22Pick The Correct Definition!


Paramount
Unreliable
Important
Lazy

Question: 10/22Pick The Correct Definition!


Malicious
Carefree
Eager
Harmful

Question: 11/22Pick The Correct Definition!


Lucrative
Permanent
Illegal
Profitable

Question: 12/22Pick The Correct Definition!


Neophyte
Expert
Proficient
Beginner

Question: 13/22Pick The Correct Definition!


Contingency
Apathy
Bribery
Dependence on chance

Question: 14/22Pick The Correct Definition!


Incite
To regret deeply or strongly
To sustain
To encourage or stir up

Question: 15/22Pick The Correct Definition!


Collaborate
To educate
To cooperate
To pay off

Question: 16/22Pick The Correct Definition!


Relinquish
To promote
To attack
To renounce or surrender

Question: 17/22Pick The Correct Definition!


Spontaneous
Given to acting upon sudden impulses
Offensive
Unaware

Question: 18/22Pick The Correct Definition!


Docile
Happening or produced by chance
Aggressively hostile
Easily managed or handled

Question: 19/22Pick The Correct Definition!


Unilateral
Significant
Melancholy
One-sided

Question: 20/22Pick The Correct Definition!


Meticulous
Precise or thorough
Ignorant
Bashful

Question: 21/22Pick The Correct Definition!


Nonchalant
Remorseful
Calm
Agitated

Question: 22/22Pick The Correct Definition!


Precarious
Impending
Uncertain or unstable
Hasty or sudden
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