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These words are simple, but do you really know what they mean?

See how good at English you really are by taking this quiz and choosing the correct definition of these words used all the time.

 Jun 30, 2018
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Wondering how good you really are at defining tricky words? Take this fun and challenging quiz now to find out! Look at a word like “clairvoyant” and choose whether it means “seeing events in the future”, “reading someone's mind” or “healing oneself without medicine”. Similarly, when given the word “zealot”, pick either “someone who is uncompromising and fanatical about an ideal”, “another word for a Christian” or “someone who doesn't have any beliefs” as its definition. For the word “superfluous”, you can choose to define it as “more than enough”, “not enough” or “arrogant”, and for the word “sublime”, you can choose “something excellent, awe-inspiring, or impressive”, “something pretty ordinary” or “something that doesn’t make sense”. When you see the word “prudent”, you can choose either “having wisdom with the future in mind”, “having no empathy for other people” or “being ambitious in achieving your goals”, and when you see the word “melancholy”, you can decide whether it means “a feeling of sadness, depression, or unhappiness”, “a feeling of helplessness” or “a feeling of being overtired”. For the word “discern”, decide whether it means “to perceive or recognize something”, “to lie about the truth” or “to avoid doing something one doesn’t want to do”, and for the word “condone”, choose the definition “to accept and allow”, “to judge someone for doing something” or “to argue with someone”. When it comes to the word “amicable”, will you choose “friendly and agreeable spirit”, “unfriendly” or “arrogant and judgmental spirit”? Take the quiz now and see how many words you can correctly identify!