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!

 Jun 22, 2018
1 of 18Choose Your Answer:
What is a world that also means "obese"?
Critical
Corpulent
Angry
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What does it mean to be "brief"?
Short
Closed
Away
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"?
Random
Misfortune
Winning
5 of 18Choose Your Answer:
If someone "hesitates," they ____________.
Pause
Stop
Run
6 of 18Choose Your Answer:
What are you if you're "reckless"?
Careless
Awake
Responsible
7 of 18Choose Your Answer:
If something is called "sterile," it's what?
Emotional
Barren
Warm
8 of 18Choose Your Answer:
Another word for "timid" is ____________.
Shy
Happy
Outspoken
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
Logic
Punctuality
11 of 18Choose Your Answer:
What does "feeble" mean?
Weak
Hairy
Rigid
12 of 18Choose Your Answer:
If something is "bare" it's what?
Uncovered
Broken
Quick
13 of 18Choose Your Answer:
To "browse" is to ____________.
Buy
Examine
Ignore
14 of 18Choose Your Answer:
If something is "infrequent," how often does it happen?
Rarely
Never
All the time
15 of 18Choose Your Answer:
If someone is being "candid," what are they being?
Truthful
Disappointing
Dishonest
16 of 18Choose Your Answer:
If a fruit is "abundant," what is it?
Cheap
Plentiful
Ripe
17 of 18Choose Your Answer:
When you "ponder" something, what are you doing?
Moving it
Hiding it
Thinking about it
18 of 18Choose Your Answer:
When you're "shivering" what are you doing?
Sweating
Trembling
Crying
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