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 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 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)
Tending to vanish like vaporer
Sticking around for a long time
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
Words of praise
A written or oral defamatory statement

Question: 7/18Choose the correct definition!

Mundane (adjective)
Deviating from the normal or average
Characterized by the practical, transitory, and ordinary
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)
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)
Lack of knowledge, education, or awareness
The ability to govern and discipline oneself by the use of reason
Not taking care

Question: 11/18Choose the correct definition!

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

Question: 12/18Choose the correct definition!

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

Question: 13/18Choose the correct definition!

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

Question: 14/18Choose the correct definition!

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

Question: 15/18Choose the correct definition!

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

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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