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

Only a TRUE wordsmith will pass!

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

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

Question: 2/18Choose the correct definition!

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

Question: 3/18Choose the correct definition!

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

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

Question: 6/18Choose the correct definition!

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

Question: 7/18Choose the correct definition!

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

Question: 8/18Choose the correct definition!

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

Question: 9/18Choose the correct definition!

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

Question: 10/18Choose the correct definition!

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

Question: 11/18Choose the correct definition!

Resilience (noun)
Appearing stiff and unyielding
Slow to react or respond to changing conditions
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 peaceful conversation between friends
A noisy altercation or quarrel usually over petty matters

Question: 13/18Choose the correct definition!

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

Question: 14/18Choose the correct definition!

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

Question: 15/18Choose the correct definition!

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

Question: 16/18Choose the correct definition!

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

Question: 17/18Choose the correct definition!

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

Question: 18/18Choose the correct definition!

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