Not Even an English Professor Can Get 100% On This Vocab Quiz. Can You?

Are you vocal about proper vocabulary?

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 Sep 06, 2020
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Question: 1/18Choose Your Answer:


What is a world that also means "obese"?
Angry
Critical
Corpulent

Question: 2/18Choose Your Answer:


What does it mean to be "brief"?
Closed
Short
Away

Question: 3/18Choose Your Answer:


If you're "alert," you're ____________.
Fearful
Alone
Energetic

Question: 4/18Choose Your Answer:


What's another word for "adversity"?
Misfortune
Random
Winning

Question: 5/18Choose Your Answer:


If someone "hesitates," they ____________.
Pause
Run
Stop

Question: 6/18Choose Your Answer:


What are you if you're "reckless"?
Careless
Awake
Responsible

Question: 7/18Choose Your Answer:


If something is called "sterile," it's what?
Warm
Barren
Emotional

Question: 8/18Choose Your Answer:


Another word for "timid" is ____________.
Happy
Shy
Outspoken

Question: 9/18Choose Your Answer:


To "extricate" something is to what?
View it
Remove it
Place it

Question: 10/18Choose Your Answer:


If someone is "shallow," they lack what?
Punctuality
Depth
Logic

Question: 11/18Choose Your Answer:


What does "feeble" mean?
Weak
Rigid
Hairy

Question: 12/18Choose Your Answer:


If something is "bare" it's what?
Uncovered
Broken
Quick

Question: 13/18Choose Your Answer:


To "browse" is to ____________.
Ignore
Buy
Examine

Question: 14/18Choose Your Answer:


If something is "infrequent," how often does it happen?
All the time
Never
Rarely

Question: 15/18Choose Your Answer:


If someone is being "candid," what are they being?
Truthful
Dishonest
Disappointing

Question: 16/18Choose Your Answer:


If a fruit is "abundant," what is it?
Plentiful
Cheap
Ripe

Question: 17/18Choose Your Answer:


When you "ponder" something, what are you doing?
Thinking about it
Hiding it
Moving it

Question: 18/18Choose Your Answer:


When you're "shivering" what are you doing?
Trembling
Crying
Sweating
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Sure, some of these words in this quiz are commonly used—in fact, you may use them every day, but do you know what they mean? If you're ready to challenge yourself and want to find out how much you know about the English language, take this quiz and see how well you identify these challenging words and terms!

If you're a true fan of language, you'll have no problem coming up with the proper definitions for these often misused words! Do you think in words? Are you well spoken or even writer? Do you have what some would consider a vast vocabulary? Do you know plenty of synonyms? Do you know a lot of words with more than one meaning depending on how they're used? Are you hot for homonyms and all about antonyms? If you said "yes" to any of those questions, if you consider yourself a wordsmith, if you're a writer, an English teacher or just plain love proper vocabulary, then you'll love, and probably ace, this Women.com quiz! Take it to see how your brain processes words, and see how well you score!

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