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

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 Aug 29, 2018
1 of 25Choose the correct meaning!
Dwindle
Lost in translation
Become smaller or lose interest
To steal someone's idea
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Daunting
A steep road
A dangerous path
A difficult task
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Shoddy
Protection from the sun
Betrayal of trust
Of inferior workmanship
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Banal
Reject people's perspective
Lacking originality
To be particular of certain tasks
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Amicable
Jugdmental
Friendly
Distrust
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Diabolical
Evil
Enormous
Boiling point
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Gaudy
Flashy
Hidden
Minimal
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Prod
Showcase possession or talent
Push against gently
Grow a plant
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Pessimist
Someone who expects the worst
Someone who is realistic
Someone who expects the best
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Eschew
Chewing rapidly
Avoid or stay away
Multiple sneezes usually caused by allergens
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Ethos
The distinctive spirit of a culture
Demoralizing nature
Set of rules and guidelines
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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
Lengthen time
Trapped in a container
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Detach
Honor one's word
To become separated
Welcome change
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Leery
Frightening nature
Sneaking around
Openly distrustful
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Relegate
Deregulate policy and procedure
Assign to a lower position
Uphold status quo
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Embed
Put to rest
Set securely
To extract
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Discomfit
To outgrow a clothing item
Cause to lose one's composure
To suppress discomfort
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Candor
To use to your advantage
Trait of being honest or frank
To entrap someone
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Abysmal
Confusing
Extremely bad
Orderly fashion
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Abstract
Existing purely in the mind
A jumble of words
Defined rules of attraction
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Xenophobia
Fear of oneself
Fear of shadows
Fear of strangers or foreigners
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Sanguine
A wine expert
A novice at any field
Someone optimistic and cheerful
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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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