Quiz: Only People Who Went To Private School Can Define All These Words

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 Nov 23, 2018

1 of 22Pick The Correct Definition!

Sinister
related
evil
loving

2 of 22Pick The Correct Definition!

Reform
an illegal act
a change for the better
a window

3 of 22Pick The Correct Definition!

Perish
to travel
to win
to die

4 of 22Pick The Correct Definition!

Envy
jealousy
a young woman
a cure-all

5 of 22Pick The Correct Definition!

Complacent
having no desire for change
brilliant
sharing responsibility for a crime

6 of 22Pick The Correct Definition!

Modest
excessive
beautiful
humble

7 of 22Pick The Correct Definition!

Condone
to approve
to take
to vow

8 of 22Pick The Correct Definition!

Insatiable
unsatisfiable
tired
angry

9 of 22Pick The Correct Definition!

Obsolete
lost
valuable
out of date

10 of 22Pick The Correct Definition!

Sufficient
enough
poor
loving

11 of 22Pick The Correct Definition!

Quirk
a weird habit
a loss
a crack

12 of 22Pick The Correct Definition!

Treacherous
dangerous
plain
educated

13 of 22Pick The Correct Definition!

Discord
conversation
disagreement
a string instrument

14 of 22Pick The Correct Definition!

Urge
a possession
a desire
a law

15 of 22Pick The Correct Definition!

Vow
to leave
to fight
to promise

16 of 22Pick The Correct Definition!

Avid
enthusiastic
rich
sickly

17 of 22Pick The Correct Definition!

Benevolent
dead
tall
kind

18 of 22Pick The Correct Definition!

Deference
respect
growth
love

19 of 22Pick The Correct Definition!

Myriad
Energetic
Success
Multiple

20 of 22Pick The Correct Definition!

Nemesis
Synergy
Calmness
Enemy

21 of 22Pick The Correct Definition!

Articulate
Well-spoken
Ignorant
Lazy

22 of 22Pick The Correct Definition!

Perplexity
Growth
Confusion
Diction
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