How Progressive Is Your Brain? Do You Know The Definitions Of These Words?

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What are words for?

Do you think you have what it takes to define these words correctly? Flex your brain's muscles to ace this quiz!

 Jun 07, 2018
1 of 18Choose Your Answer:
When you do something "occasionally," how often are you doing it?
Once
Sometimes
Never
2 of 18Choose Your Answer:
What is a "fable"?
Story
Concert
Plant
3 of 18Choose Your Answer:
What are you doing when you're "dashing"?
Hurrying
Crying
Walking
4 of 18Choose Your Answer:
What does it mean when you have a "share" of something?
You have none of it
You have all of it
You have a portion of it
5 of 18Choose Your Answer:
What does it mean to "ogle" something?
To smash it
To look at it
To create it
6 of 18Choose Your Answer:
What does "engaging" mean?
Depressing
Thought provoking
Idle
7 of 18Choose Your Answer:
When you "shroud" something, you ________________ it.
Break
Cover
Move
8 of 18Choose Your Answer:
To "exercise" your rights is to what?
Deny them
Use them
Say them
9 of 18Choose Your Answer:
If something is "remote," what is it?
Deep
Sparkling
Distant
10 of 18Choose Your Answer:
If you "detest" something, how do you feel about it?
You love it
You hate it
It makes you sad
11 of 18Choose Your Answer:
To be "gracious" is to be what?
Concerned
Thankful
Pleasant
12 of 18Choose Your Answer:
Who are your "kin"?
Friends
Co-workers
Family
13 of 18Choose Your Answer:
To be "pensive" is to be what?
Weird
Thoughtful
Hesitant
14 of 18Choose Your Answer:
What happens when you "banish" something?
You collect it
You remove it
You welcome it
15 of 18Choose Your Answer:
If something is "saccharine" it's what?
Sour
Sweet
Bitter
16 of 18Choose Your Answer:
To be "jovial" is to be ________________.
Thoughtful
Merry
Weepy
17 of 18Choose Your Answer:
If something is "generic" it's ________________.
Colorful
General
Specific
18 of 18Choose Your Answer:
If something is "sumptuous," what is it?
Hysterical
Scratchy
Gorgeous
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Do you consider yourself person who thinks verbally? Are you an English language aficionado? Are you well spoken or even writer? Do you have what some would consider a vast vocabulary? If you answered "yes" to any of these questions, then take this quiz to see how your brain processes words, and see how well you score!

If you're reading this, you just might think you have a mastery of words and know definitions better than most! But you won't know for sure until you take this quiz. Sure, some of these words are commonly used—in fact, you may use them every day, but do you know what they really mean?

You may think so, but let's see just how well you do! Some words have more than one meaning. In fact—some words have multiple meanings are they aren't always clear! We've given you eighteen fun but challenging word definition questions. If you guess them correctly, congratulations—you are a wordsmith and English language champion with a knack for proper grammar! If you don't do so well, then you may want to go back to the drawing board, crack open a book or take a few classes to brush up on your language skills. No matter what, there's always room for improvement. Are you ready? Put on your thinking cap and give this quiz a go! It's a great way to tell if your brain is working as well as it should and if your communications are top notch too. Good luck!