Quiz: Can You Define All Of These Tricky Vocab Words?

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How many of these vocabulary words can you define? This quiz will test how well versed you are in the English language!

 May 04, 2020

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Quaint (adj.)
Colorful and bright
Charming and unique
Cold

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Brazen (adj.)
Overflowing
Bold
Mild

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Famish (noun)
A mutiny
To abolish
Extreme hunger

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Parched (adj.)
Extreme thirst
Sadness
Excitement

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Contingent (adj.)
Subject to chance
Impossible
Highly likely

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Enunciate (verb)
To commit a crime
Pronounce clearly
To deteriorate

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Dire (adj.)
Overwhelming
Ugly
Extremely serious or urgent

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Gullible (adj.)
Easily fooled
Constantly relaxed
Luxurious

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Inferior (adj.)
Relentless
Unoriginal
Lower in rank

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Vapid (adj.)
Minimalistic
Offering nothing of substance
Overbearing

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Conundrum (noun)
A container of fish
A confusing and difficult problem
An expression of guilt

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Condone (verb)
To finish
To disapprove
To overlook or allow

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Taut (adj.)
Past tense of teach
Loose
Pulled tight

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Stark (adj.)
Very plain
Strong
Detailed and specific

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Satiated (adj.)
Satisfied
Extremely exhausted
Minced

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Refute (verb)
To return to one's home land
To prove to be untrue
To agree

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Egregious (adj.)
Extremely bad
Confusing
Muted or subtle

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Ambiguous (adj.)
Obvious
Intricately detailed
Unclear or vague

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Brevity (noun)
The quality of being brief
A feeling of unease
Having meaning or value

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Dubious (adj.)
Doubtful
Proper
Clumsy

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Candor (noun)
The trait of being honest and frank
An increase or growth
Fearful expectation of something

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Exacerbate (verb)
To make worse
To put into use
To do something extremely well

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Nuance (noun)
The beginning or early stages
A subtle difference in meaning
Judgment based on observations

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Diligence (noun)
Being committed to a task
A lack of respect
Disagreement

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Fiscal (adj.)
Unsure or wary
Small
Related to money

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Tentative (adj.)
See-through
Not yet finalized
Dangerous or unstable

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Scrupulous (adj.)
Running low on supply
Paying great attention to detail
Spontaneous or unpredictable

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Objectivity (noun)
Judgment based on observations instead of emotions or opinions
Any object
Judgment based on emotions or opinions

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Feasibility (noun)
Flexible muscles
Excessive jealousy
The practicality or possibility of something

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Erratic (adj.)
Having no fixed course
Annoying
Intimate

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Malleable (adj.)
Edible
Superficial
Capable of being moved or changed

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Pinnacle (noun)
Highest level or degree
A rough example
A triangular object

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Pragmatic (adj.)
Set in stone, unchangeable
Modest
Practical, useful

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Epitome (noun)
A perfect example of a particular quality or type
The opposite of something
A device for keeping tempo

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Surmount (verb)
To get on top of or overcome
To have any amount
To weaken

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Instigate (verb)
To make sense of something
Provoke or stir up
To separate

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Bane (noun)
A place of comfort
A tree after it's leaves have shed
A cause of great distress or annoyance

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Maverick (noun)
An unorthodox or independent-minded person
A beginner
A person who is very skilled at something

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Articulate (adj.)
Small and confined
Extremely particular
Spoken clearly

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Cognition (noun)
The act or process of knowing
The act of blending in
A formal meeting

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Paradox (noun)
A place of worship
A self-contradictory statement
A myth or fable

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Myriad (noun)
A group that separates itself from society
A very great number of persons or things
A mirage

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Jargon (noun)
The ability to dance with rhythm
Argumentative banter
The language specific to a particular group or preofession

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Abysmal (adj.)
Extremely bad
Extremely good
Round or spherical

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Loathe (verb)
To feel intense hatred
To give details
To celebrate

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Qualm (noun)
A feeling of unease
A nun
A recommendation

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Rescind (verb)
To volunteer
To endorse
To cancel officially

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Abdicate (verb)
To win a war
To rise up
To give up a position

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Cobbler (noun)
Someone who grows peaches
Someone who repairs shoes
Someone who mixes cocktails

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Fastidious (adjective)
Excessively particular or demanding
Behaving wildly and off the wall
Deliberately inappropriate humor
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