Quiz: Only Literal Geniuses Can Define All These 10 Letter Words. Can You?

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Do you know what things really mean?

Do you actually know the meaning of every one of these difficult vocabulary words? Were you paying attention in English class?

 Sep 12, 2018
1 of 20Pick the correct 10-letter word!
A very noisy and confused situation
Wallflower
Retrograde
Hullabaloo
2 of 20Pick the correct 10-letter word!
Excessively sweet or sentimental
Narcissistic
Saccharine
Malevolent
3 of 20Pick the correct 10-letter word!
Suggesting sensual pleasure by fullness and beauty of form
Voluptuous
Subliminal
Aggrandize
4 of 20Pick the correct 10-letter word!
To cease resisting an opponent or an unwelcome demand
Capitulate
Headhunter
Rhinestone
5 of 20Pick the correct 10-letter word!
A recruiter of personnel especially at the executive level
Headhunter
Derivative
Flamboyant
6 of 20Pick the correct 10-letter word!
Moving backward or returning to an earlier and usually worse state or condition
Retrograde
Wallflower
Paranormal
7 of 20Pick the correct 10-letter word!
To make diverse elements uniform or similar
Saccharine
Homogenize
Retrograde
8 of 20Pick the correct 10-letter word!
To increase the power, status, or wealth of
Voluptuous
Hullabaloo
Aggrandize
9 of 20Pick the correct 10-letter word!
An imitation diamond used in jewelry or decoration
Rhinestone
Jeopardize
Malevolent
10 of 20Pick the correct 10-letter word!
A person who is shy or unpopular and who stands or sits apart from other people at a dance or party
Wallflower
Subliminal
Jeopardize
11 of 20Pick the correct 10-letter word!
Made up of parts from something else
Paranormal
Flamboyant
Derivative
12 of 20Pick the correct 10-letter word!
To render something poorer in quality by adding another inferior substance
Hullabaloo
Wallflower
Adulterate
13 of 20Pick the correct 10-letter word!
Having or showing a desire to cause harm to another person
Aggrandize
Rhinestone
Malevolent
14 of 20Pick the correct 10-letter word!
Having a very noticeable quality that attracts a lot of attention
Wallflower
Hullabaloo
Flamboyant
15 of 20Pick the correct 10-letter word!
Very strange and unexplainable by what scientists know about nature and the world
Voluptuous
Malevolent
Paranormal
16 of 20Pick the correct 10-letter word!
Below the threshold of sensation or consciousness
Subliminal
Saccharine
Paranormal
17 of 20Pick the correct 10-letter word!
To make easier or to help run more effectively
Derivative
Facilitate
Retrograde
18 of 20Pick the correct 10-letter word!
To put someone or something into a dangerous situation
Rhinestone
Jeopardize
Wallflower
19 of 20Pick the correct 10-letter word!
To cause someone to become very upset in a way that often leads to serious emotional problems
Hullabaloo
Voluptuous
Traumatize
20 of 20Pick the correct 10-letter word!
A typically secret meeting at an agreed place and time
Aggrandize
Saccharine
Rendezvous
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