Not Even an English Professor Can Get 100% On This Vocab Quiz. Can You?

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Are you vocal about proper vocabulary?

Do you think you have what it takes to define these words in the proper manner? Test your vocabulary skills to ace this quiz!

 Sep 06, 2020

1 of 18Choose Your Answer:

What is a world that also means "obese"?
Angry
Corpulent
Critical

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What does it mean to be "brief"?
Away
Closed
Short

3 of 18Choose Your Answer:

If you're "alert," you're ____________.
Fearful
Energetic
Alone

4 of 18Choose Your Answer:

What's another word for "adversity"?
Misfortune
Random
Winning

5 of 18Choose Your Answer:

If someone "hesitates," they ____________.
Stop
Run
Pause

6 of 18Choose Your Answer:

What are you if you're "reckless"?
Awake
Responsible
Careless

7 of 18Choose Your Answer:

If something is called "sterile," it's what?
Barren
Emotional
Warm

8 of 18Choose Your Answer:

Another word for "timid" is ____________.
Shy
Outspoken
Happy

9 of 18Choose Your Answer:

To "extricate" something is to what?
Place it
View it
Remove it

10 of 18Choose Your Answer:

If someone is "shallow," they lack what?
Depth
Punctuality
Logic

11 of 18Choose Your Answer:

What does "feeble" mean?
Hairy
Rigid
Weak

12 of 18Choose Your Answer:

If something is "bare" it's what?
Quick
Uncovered
Broken

13 of 18Choose Your Answer:

To "browse" is to ____________.
Examine
Buy
Ignore

14 of 18Choose Your Answer:

If something is "infrequent," how often does it happen?
All the time
Rarely
Never

15 of 18Choose Your Answer:

If someone is being "candid," what are they being?
Dishonest
Disappointing
Truthful

16 of 18Choose Your Answer:

If a fruit is "abundant," what is it?
Plentiful
Ripe
Cheap

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When you "ponder" something, what are you doing?
Hiding it
Thinking about it
Moving it

18 of 18Choose Your Answer:

When you're "shivering" what are you doing?
Crying
Trembling
Sweating
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