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

Are you vocal about proper vocabulary?

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 Jun 22, 2018
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Question: 1/18Choose Your Answer:


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

Question: 2/18Choose Your Answer:


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

Question: 3/18Choose Your Answer:


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

Question: 4/18Choose Your Answer:


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

Question: 5/18Choose Your Answer:


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

Question: 6/18Choose Your Answer:


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

Question: 7/18Choose Your Answer:


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

Question: 8/18Choose Your Answer:


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

Question: 9/18Choose Your Answer:


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

Question: 10/18Choose Your Answer:


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

Question: 11/18Choose Your Answer:


What does "feeble" mean?
Hairy
Rigid
Weak

Question: 12/18Choose Your Answer:


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

Question: 13/18Choose Your Answer:


To "browse" is to ____________.
Buy
Ignore
Examine

Question: 14/18Choose Your Answer:


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

Question: 15/18Choose Your Answer:


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

Question: 16/18Choose Your Answer:


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

Question: 17/18Choose Your Answer:


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

Question: 18/18Choose Your Answer:


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