Quiz: Are You Smarter Than 90% of People Who Can’t Define These 22 Words?

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"Don't underestimate the seductive power of a decent vocabulary."

If you have a wide vocabulary, then put your wits to the test, and see if you can define these words. Most people won't pass, but can you do it?

 Jun 11, 2018
1 of 22Pick the correct answer!
Define the word "audacious".
Small or insignificant
Bold or daring
Dull or boring
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This term means "strive to equal or match, especially by imitating".
Emulate
Enervate
Procrastinate
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Which of these might you describe as "Gaudy"?
A massive church with intricate stained windows
A small cellar with cobwebs and dust
A simple house deserted from civilization
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If something is archaic, it means it's:
Massive
Annoying
Very old
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What's another term for contradictory?
Corroborate
Paradoxical
Bloviate
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What do you call a person who designs maps?
Cartographer
Anarchist
Geographer
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Discount deals often come with a caveat. What is a caveat?
A back story
A condition
Free item
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Which of the following is a synonym of remote?
Distant
Happy
Controlling
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What is the synonym of foretell?
Guarantee
Create
Predict
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If something is diabolical, what does this term mean?
Hot
Evil
Stinky
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What does dire mean?
Exciting
Dreadful
Distracting
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Which of these might you call "quaint"?
A prison
An antique figurine
A difficult quiz
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Which of the following terms is synonymous to raw or natural?
Facetious
Archaic
Crude
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____ is behavior that is well-mannered.
Paradox
Decorum
Syntax
15 of 22Pick the correct answer!
What might you say instead of saying "I'm hungry"?
I'm enervated
I'm famished
I'm satiated
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If you digress, you are now:
Lying
Highlighting the issue
Going off tangent
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Someone who is "gullible" is _______.
easily fooled
hard working
really funny
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If you "loathe" something, you _____ it.
Hate
Love
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If someone is haughty, that means they are:
Kind
Unfriendly
Naughty
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What does a loquacious do?
Lie often
Dress inappropriately
Talk too much
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What is a maverick?
Someone who is an expert on a particular field of study
An independent-minded person
A warrior
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An orator is someone who excels in:
Accounting
Singing
Public speaking
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