Quiz: Not Everyone Knows The Actual Definition Of These 18 Words. Do You?

You should know these definitions, but do you?

 Apr 24, 2018
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Question: 1/18Choose the correct definition!

Arbitrate (verb)
To settle a dispute between two people or groups
To reach a compromise
To officiate a wedding

Question: 2/18Choose the correct definition!

Disdain (noun)
A feeling of admiration for someone
A feeling of indifference towards a peer
A feeling of contempt for someone or something regarded as unworthy

Question: 3/18Choose the correct definition!

Evanescent (adjective)
Sticking around for a long time
Tending to vanish like vaporer
A band

Question: 4/18Choose the correct definition!

Frugal (adjective)
Lacking restraint in spending money or using resources
Grossly extravagant
Characterized by or reflecting economy in the use of resources

Question: 5/18Choose the correct definition!

Impetuous (adjective)
A state of tranquility
Marked by or given to careful consideration
Marked by impulsive vehemence or passion

Question: 6/18Choose the correct definition!

Libel (noun)
Formal and respectful recognition
A written or oral defamatory statement
Words of praise

Question: 7/18Choose the correct definition!

Mundane (adjective)
Characterized by the practical, transitory, and ordinary
Producing excitement
Deviating from the normal or average

Question: 8/18Choose the correct definition!

Obsolete (adjective)
No longer useful
Having recently come into existence

Question: 9/18Choose the correct definition!

Pretentious (adjective)
Expressive of exaggerated importance, worth, or stature
Placing a moderate estimate on one's abilities or worth
Not arrogant or assertive

Question: 10/18Choose the correct definition!

Prudence (noun)
Not taking care
Lack of knowledge, education, or awareness
The ability to govern and discipline oneself by the use of reason

Question: 11/18Choose the correct definition!

Resilience (noun)
Slow to react or respond to changing conditions
Appearing stiff and unyielding
An ability to recover from or adjust easily to misfortune or change

Question: 12/18Choose the correct definition!

Squabble (noun)
A type of dance
A noisy altercation or quarrel usually over petty matters
A peaceful conversation between friends

Question: 13/18Choose the correct definition!

Succumb (verb)
To be the very best
To persist
To yield to superior strength or force

Question: 14/18Choose the correct definition!

Tact (noun)
Free from care
Sensitive mental or aesthetic perception
To give little attention or respect to

Question: 15/18Choose the correct definition!

Transient (adjective)
Lasting or durable
Passing especially quickly into and out of existence
Indefinitely long-continued

Question: 16/18Choose the correct definition!

Vapid (adjective)
Lacking interest, animation, or spirit
Loud and lively
Fun and entertaining

Question: 17/18Choose the correct definition!

Whine (verb)
To utter a high-pitched plaintive or distressed cry
To be happy with an outcome
To destroy something

Question: 18/18Choose the correct definition!

Winsome (adjective)
Lacking beauty or charm
Possessing the ability to repel
Generally pleasing and engaging
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