Quiz: Only A Professor Could Pass This English Terminology Test. Can You?

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Are you a true English scholar? Test yourself!

This quiz will test your knowledge of all things English! Do you really know the meaning of all these difficult words? Prove it!

 Mar 01, 2020

1 of 40What does this word mean?

Quip
Huge
Witty remark
Modern

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Zeal
Bad eyesight
Eagerness
Frugal

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Yearn
Fidget
Longing for something
Own

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Wary
Impulsive
Cautious
Trusting

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Vivacious
Lively
Irritating
Large

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Taut
Stretched or tight
Studious
Easy-going

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Scarce
Abundance
Overflowing
Insufficient

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Obscure
Unclear
Sharp
Frightening

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Meddlesome
Snobby
Interfering
Avoiding

10 of 40What does this word mean?

Lethargic
Opposite
Lazy
Anxious

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Kinship
Connection or bond
Lazy
Disinterest

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Jargon
Slang
Ceramic
Game

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Imminent
Likely
Sluggish
Unstable

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Haughty
Arrogant
Humble
Hot

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Gaudy
Unsophisticated
Slippery
Flashy

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Fickle
Unstable
Firm
Creative

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Emulate
Neglect
Copy or match
Compete

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Dire
Exciting
Extremely serious
Original

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Chivalrous
Courteous
A Cough
Rude

20 of 40What does this word mean?

Bolster
Weaken
Strengthen
Damage

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Ingenious
someone who doesn't speak
a higher education institution
showing skill

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Ambivalence
indifference
eagerness
loud

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Luminous
taciturn
dull
radiant

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Lucid
ugly
very clear
shiny

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Gregarious
shy
friendly
pretty

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Ornate
Advantageous
Abandon
Flamboyant

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Denounce
speak out against
travel
release

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Keen
A kneecap
Smart or sharp
Unsteady or unbalanced

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Parched
Excited
Thirsty
Standing

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Euphoric
Confusing
Natural
Happy

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Tenacious
Timid
Crazy
Stubborn

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Stationary
Not breathing
Not moving
Not sleeping

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Exert
Make a great effort
To take away something
A passage of a book

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Bough
Tree branch
Bow
Broach

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Enamor
To fascinate
Metal armor
A feeling of love

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Torturous
Full of twists; complex
Impossible
Full of pain or suffering

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Recluse
A person who is withdrawn from society
A person who is included
To cause to flow

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Pragmatic
Containing two parts
Smart
Practical

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Jovial
Happy or joyous
A tale or account
Childish

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Grisly
Handsome
A type of bear
Gruesome, revolting
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