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".
Dull or boring
Bold or daring
Small or insignificant

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This term means "strive to equal or match, especially by imitating".
Procrastinate
Enervate
Emulate

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Which of these might you describe as "Gaudy"?
A small cellar with cobwebs and dust
A simple house deserted from civilization
A massive church with intricate stained windows

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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?
Paradoxical
Corroborate
Bloviate

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What do you call a person who designs maps?
Cartographer
Geographer
Anarchist

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Discount deals often come with a caveat. What is a caveat?
A back story
A condition
Free item

8 of 22Pick the correct answer!

Which of the following is a synonym of remote?
Distant
Controlling
Happy

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What is the synonym of foretell?
Create
Predict
Guarantee

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If something is diabolical, what does this term mean?
Hot
Evil
Stinky

11 of 22Pick the correct answer!

What does dire mean?
Distracting
Dreadful
Exciting

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Which of these might you call "quaint"?
An antique figurine
A difficult quiz
A prison

13 of 22Pick the correct answer!

Which of the following terms is synonymous to raw or natural?
Crude
Facetious
Archaic

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____ is behavior that is well-mannered.
Syntax
Paradox
Decorum

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What might you say instead of saying "I'm hungry"?
I'm enervated
I'm satiated
I'm famished

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If you digress, you are now:
Highlighting the issue
Lying
Going off tangent

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Someone who is "gullible" is _______.
really funny
easily fooled
hard working

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If you "loathe" something, you _____ it.
Hate
Love

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If someone is haughty, that means they are:
Naughty
Kind
Unfriendly

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What does a loquacious do?
Dress inappropriately
Lie often
Talk too much

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What is a maverick?
An independent-minded person
Someone who is an expert on a particular field of study
A warrior

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An orator is someone who excels in:
Accounting
Singing
Public speaking
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