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
a change for the better
a window
an illegal act

3 of 22Pick The Correct Definition!

Perish
to travel
to die
to win

4 of 22Pick The Correct Definition!

Envy
a cure-all
a young woman
jealousy

5 of 22Pick The Correct Definition!

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

6 of 22Pick The Correct Definition!

Modest
humble
beautiful
excessive

7 of 22Pick The Correct Definition!

Condone
to approve
to vow
to take

8 of 22Pick The Correct Definition!

Insatiable
tired
unsatisfiable
angry

9 of 22Pick The Correct Definition!

Obsolete
out of date
valuable
lost

10 of 22Pick The Correct Definition!

Sufficient
loving
enough
poor

11 of 22Pick The Correct Definition!

Quirk
a crack
a weird habit
a loss

12 of 22Pick The Correct Definition!

Treacherous
plain
dangerous
educated

13 of 22Pick The Correct Definition!

Discord
a string instrument
conversation
disagreement

14 of 22Pick The Correct Definition!

Urge
a desire
a possession
a law

15 of 22Pick The Correct Definition!

Vow
to leave
to promise
to fight

16 of 22Pick The Correct Definition!

Avid
rich
enthusiastic
sickly

17 of 22Pick The Correct Definition!

Benevolent
dead
tall
kind

18 of 22Pick The Correct Definition!

Deference
love
respect
growth

19 of 22Pick The Correct Definition!

Myriad
Energetic
Success
Multiple

20 of 22Pick The Correct Definition!

Nemesis
Calmness
Synergy
Enemy

21 of 22Pick The Correct Definition!

Articulate
Well-spoken
Ignorant
Lazy

22 of 22Pick The Correct Definition!

Perplexity
Confusion
Growth
Diction
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