Word Nerd Quiz! 90% Of People Don't Know The Meaning Of All These Words

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Is a desert a sweet treat or a dry area of land??

Only a genius can correctly identify the meaning of misused words like anticipate, dessert, and invariably!

 Mar 28, 2018
1 of 18Pick Your Answer!
What does it mean to be "apart"?
To be part of something
Be separate from that thing
To join a festivity or a group
2 of 18Pick Your Answer!
Fortuitous means _______________.
Having attained a large fortune
Fortunate
Coincidental or unplanned
3 of 18Pick Your Answer!
Emigration refers to __________.
Leaving or entering a country
Someone leaving a country
Someone entering a country
4 of 18Pick Your Answer!
What is a synonym for "luxuriant"?
Luxurious
Abundant
Radiant
5 of 18Pick Your Answer!
A parameter is a ___________.
Limitation
Variable
Boundary
6 of 18Pick Your Answer!
Which sentence is correct?
Everyone gets a vote, irregardless of their position.
Regardless of how you feel, it's objectively the wrong decision.
Both of these
7 of 18Pick Your Answer!
What is it called when someone is suspended from the neck until they're dead?
Hanged
Hunged
Hung
8 of 18Pick Your Answer!
Dichotomy means _____________.
Difference or discrepancy
Opposition or contested
Two mutually exclusive alternatives
9 of 18Pick Your Answer!
____________ the folder to the teacher down the hall.
Bring
Lift
Take
10 of 18Pick Your Answer!
If someone means disinterested, they are __________.
Uninterested
Uncaring
Unbiased
11 of 18Pick Your Answer!
What does "appraise" mean?
To inform or share information
To determine the value of
To regulate or control
12 of 18Pick Your Answer!
Global warming has the ability to _________ the planet.
Effect
Infect
Affect
13 of 18Pick Your Answer!
Which sentence uses "bemused" correctly?
The playing children made me feel bemused.
The unnecessarily complex plot left me bemused.
The funny comedy left me bemused.
14 of 18Pick Your Answer!
What is a synonym for "adverse"?
Detrimental
Disinclined
Uninterested
15 of 18Pick Your Answer!
What does "compose" mean?
Made up of or consists of
A sheet of music
To write or to create
16 of 18Pick Your Answer!
I could not ___________ such a wonderful gift.
Accept
Expect
Except
17 of 18Pick Your Answer!
In a sentence "literally" could replace the word "__________".
Figuratively
Actually
Like
18 of 18Pick Your Answer!
Which sentence correctly uses the word "complement"?
I complemented Susie's excellent clothing style.
The kitchen tiles complement the cabinets nicely.
I complemented Derek on his dog's excellent behavior.
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