Quiz: Only 1 in 50 Americans Know The Meaning of These 16 Words. Do You?

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Is your typical daily jargon up to snuff?

Only a vocabulary enthusiast or an English teacher will be able to answer these questions about vocab!

 Aug 26, 2019

1 of 16Pick your answer!

Which of the following describes a tube used to pump liquid in/out of something?
Decipher
Vector
Siphon

2 of 16Pick your answer!

If someone says they are parched, that means they are...
Tired
Hungry
Thirsty

3 of 16Pick your answer!

Define the term: Qualm
A nun
Thin
Uneasiness

4 of 16Pick your answer!

Fill in the blank: He went through the ______ woods
Exuberant
Ominous
Rescind

5 of 16Pick your answer!

Define the term: faulty
Something that doesn't work
Something small
Something made of bronze

6 of 16Pick the correct answer!

Choose a synonym for "set free":
Emancipate
Dilate
Denounce

7 of 16Pick the correct answer!

Which is a synonym for loathe?
Wash
Enjoy
Hate

8 of 16Pick the correct answer!

Which of the following words has to do with speaking?
Dire
Enunciate
Rigid

9 of 16Pick the correct answer!

Which word do you associate with Yuletide?
Christmas
tragic
donkey

10 of 16Pick the correct answer!

Pick the definition of gullible:
A sailor
Easily changed
Easily fooled

11 of 16Pick the correct answer!

Define tenure:
Prepare (food) according to Jewish law.
The genetic constitution of an individual organism.
To give a permanent post.

12 of 16Pick the correct answer!

Which is another word for hungry?
Satiated
Vapid
Famished

13 of 16Pick the correct answer!

What is a pedometer?
Tool to count steps
A children's doctor?
Metric for a mile

14 of 16Pick the correct answer!

The opposite of potent is:
Wild
Weak
Strong

15 of 16Pick the correct answer!

Which of the following might you describe as quaint?
A puppy
An antique furniture item
A skyscraper

16 of 16Pick the correct answer!

Define innovation:
Bitterness, resentment, or envy.
A new method, idea, product, etc.
(Of love or friendship) intimate and affectionate but not sexual.
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