Quiz: Only Certified Geniuses Will Know The Meaning Of These Tricky Words

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Is your vocabulary game quite strong? If so, put it to the ultimate test with this wordsmith challenge!

 Aug 29, 2018

1 of 25Choose the correct meaning!

Dwindle
To steal someone's idea
Become smaller or lose interest
Lost in translation

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Daunting
A difficult task
A steep road
A dangerous path

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Shoddy
Of inferior workmanship
Protection from the sun
Betrayal of trust

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Banal
To be particular of certain tasks
Lacking originality
Reject people's perspective

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Amicable
Distrust
Friendly
Jugdmental

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Diabolical
Evil
Enormous
Boiling point

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Gaudy
Hidden
Minimal
Flashy

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Prod
Showcase possession or talent
Grow a plant
Push against gently

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Pessimist
Someone who is realistic
Someone who expects the best
Someone who expects the worst

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Eschew
Avoid or stay away
Chewing rapidly
Multiple sneezes usually caused by allergens

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Ethos
Demoralizing nature
Set of rules and guidelines
The distinctive spirit of a culture

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Indenture
Fake set of teeth
Cause pain and suffering
Formal agreement as to terms of a debt

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Protract
Withdraw one's support
Trapped in a container
Lengthen time

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Detach
Welcome change
Honor one's word
To become separated

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Leery
Frightening nature
Openly distrustful
Sneaking around

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Relegate
Assign to a lower position
Uphold status quo
Deregulate policy and procedure

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Embed
Put to rest
Set securely
To extract

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Discomfit
To suppress discomfort
To outgrow a clothing item
Cause to lose one's composure

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Candor
To use to your advantage
To entrap someone
Trait of being honest or frank

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Abysmal
Extremely bad
Confusing
Orderly fashion

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Abstract
Defined rules of attraction
A jumble of words
Existing purely in the mind

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Xenophobia
Fear of strangers or foreigners
Fear of oneself
Fear of shadows

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Sanguine
A wine expert
Someone optimistic and cheerful
A novice at any field

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Plagiarize
To exaggerate a series of events
To provide a quote from a famous author
Take without referencing from someone's writing or speech

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Paradigm
Opposing view
A standard or example
A shift in thinking
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