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

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Daunting
A steep road
A difficult task
A dangerous path

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Shoddy
Protection from the sun
Betrayal of trust
Of inferior workmanship

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

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Amicable
Jugdmental
Friendly
Distrust

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Diabolical
Evil
Enormous
Boiling point

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Gaudy
Flashy
Minimal
Hidden

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Prod
Grow a plant
Showcase possession or talent
Push against gently

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

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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
Formal agreement as to terms of a debt
Cause pain and suffering

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

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Detach
To become separated
Welcome change
Honor one's word

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Leery
Openly distrustful
Sneaking around
Frightening nature

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

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Embed
Put to rest
To extract
Set securely

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

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

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Abysmal
Extremely bad
Orderly fashion
Confusing

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

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

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

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

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Paradigm
Opposing view
A standard or example
A shift in thinking
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