Quiz: If You Can Define These 22 Words, You're Undeniably Intelligent

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How high is your word IQ?!

How well do you know word definitions? Tell us what these words mean in this fun but challenging quiz!

 Mar 26, 2020

1 of 22Choose Your Answer:

To "sojourn" is to:
Chat
Visit
Rent

2 of 22Choose Your Answer:

To feel "restive" is to feel:
Uneasy
Creative
Supportive

3 of 22Choose Your Answer:

Being "prosperous" is to be:
Assertive
Wealthy
Challenged

4 of 22Choose Your Answer:

A "venerable" teacher is a ___ teacher.
Annoying
Gracious
Respectable

5 of 22Choose Your Answer:

"Procrastinating" on a project is:
Starting it
Delaying it
Finishing it

6 of 22Choose Your Answer:

A "perverse" person is an ___ person.
Unbalanced
Improper
Flawless

7 of 22Choose Your Answer:

If someone is quickly "repudiated," they are:
Quickly approached
Quickly denied
Quickly guarded

8 of 22Choose Your Answer:

A "nonchalant" answer is an ___ answer.
Long-winded
Indifferent
Muddled

9 of 22Choose Your Answer:

To be "frugal" is to be:
Cheap
Responsible
Right

10 of 22Choose Your Answer:

To have "reverence" is to have:
Respect
Loyalty
Skill

11 of 22Choose Your Answer:

Making an "insinuation" means to make a(n):
Suggestion
Motion
Apology

12 of 22Choose Your Answer:

Getting "retribution" means to seek:
Revenge
Control
A solution

13 of 22Choose Your Answer:

An "insidious" statement can be described as a(n) ___ statement.
Compelling
Deceitful
Remarkable

14 of 22Choose Your Answer:

Joining in the "scrutiny" is:
Arguing
Fighting
Being careful

15 of 22Choose Your Answer:

To possess "acumen" is to have:
Creativity
Rhythm
Intelligence

16 of 22Choose Your Answer:

A group's "camaraderie" describes its:
Judgement
Friendship
Formality

17 of 22Choose Your Answer:

When someone "abides" they ___.
Dream
Tolerate
Escape

18 of 22Choose Your Answer:

I "acquiesce" to your idea.
Disagree
Add
Agree

19 of 22Choose Your Answer:

A "cantankerous" man is a ___ man.
Anxious
Cranky
Sorrowful

20 of 22Choose Your Answer:

A "calamitous" wedding is:
Disastrous
Colorful
Festive

21 of 22Choose Your Answer:

An "inebriated" college student is:
Lazy
Drunk
Studious

22 of 22Choose Your Answer:

An "ingenious" invention is a ___ invention.
Clever
Adaptable
Solid
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If you're reading this, you just might think you have a mastery of words and know definitions better than most! However, 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? If you believe you do, now is your chance to see just how well you'll actually do!

We've given you 25 fun but challenging word definition questions. If you guess them correctly, congratulations — you are a wordsmith and English language champion who has 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 is only one way to find out the truth!

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