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 Apr 06, 2020

1 of 18Choose your answer!

What is the best synonym for "projection"?
estimate
skill
task

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A "lassie" is a __.
Rope
Friend
Young girl

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What is a synonym for "pompous"?
Arrogant
Naive
Silly

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If your hair looks "scruffy", it is __.
Curly
Unattractive
Unkempt

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Which is the best definition of "cognizant"?
Being aware of
To have a friendly nature
Easily annoyed or angered

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Datum is to data, as phenomenon is to __.
Circumstance
Occurrence
Phenomena

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Which is a synonym for "hubris"?
Alluring
Viscous
Pride

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What does it mean to be a "prolific" actor?
To be extremely popular
To produce many works
To hold immense talent

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__ is the art of producing decorative handwriting.
Calligraphy
Cinematography
Cartography

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What does "sanguine" mean?
Optimistic
Upset
Reminiscent

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Script is to movie as __ is to song.
Playwright
Lyric
Author

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Which of the answers below is an "onomatopoeia"?
Jump
Shout
Buzz

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If you are omniscient, you are __.
All-knowing
All-seeing
All-powerful

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What can be used as a synonym for suave?
Smooth
Professional
Slow

15 of 18Choose your answer!

__ means showing no activity.
Monotonous
Odious
Stagnant

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That jacket looks "stellar" on you!
Tight
Repulsive
Outstanding

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The opposite of "insolent" is __.
Polite
Arrogant
Rude

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We "rendezvous" tonight at 5pm sharp.
Disband
Meet
Disperse
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