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?
Vector
Siphon
Decipher

2 of 16Pick your answer!

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

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
Rescind
Ominous
Exuberant

5 of 16Pick your answer!

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

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?
Hate
Enjoy
Wash

8 of 16Pick the correct answer!

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

9 of 16Pick the correct answer!

Which word do you associate with Yuletide?
tragic
Christmas
donkey

10 of 16Pick the correct answer!

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

11 of 16Pick the correct answer!

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

12 of 16Pick the correct answer!

Which is another word for hungry?
Vapid
Satiated
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:
Strong
Weak
Wild

15 of 16Pick the correct answer!

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

16 of 16Pick the correct answer!

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