Quiz: Almost No One Can Define These 16 Common Words. Can You?

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Are you good with words?

Take this quiz and choose the correct definitions for common words that are often misused, like "literally".

 Oct 30, 2017

1 of 16Pick your answer!

What does this word mean: Nauseous
To cause feelings of illness
To feel fine
To feel ill

2 of 16Pick your answer!

Which of these words refers to something being severe?
Chronic
Long-term
Mild

3 of 16Pick your answer!

What does this word mean: Disinterested
Bored
Angry
Neutral

4 of 16Pick your answer!

Which of these words refers to there being more than is needed?
Collection
Selection
Plethora

5 of 16Pick your answer!

What does this word mean: Irony
Something untrue
Something funny
Something different to what you were expecting

6 of 16Pick your answer!

Which of these words refers to something actually happening?
Metaphorically
Literally
Figuratively

7 of 16Pick your answer!

What does this word mean: Travesty
A mockery
Something terrible
A miracle

8 of 16Pick your answer!

Which of these words refers to good judgment and showing caution?
Reckless
Discrete
Discreet

9 of 16Pick your answer!

What does this word mean: Ultimate
The first one
The best one
The last one

10 of 16Pick your answer!

Which of these words refers to adding to something?
Complement
Compliment
Insult

11 of 16Pick your answer!

What does this word mean: Peruse
To browse
To observe in depth
To skim over

12 of 16Pick your answer!

Which of these words refers to something given in return for effort?
Award
Reward
Prize

13 of 16Pick your answer!

What does this word mean: Bemused
Confused
Used
Amused

14 of 16Pick your answer!

Which of these words refers to something happening by chance?
Fortuitous
Fortunately
Luckily

15 of 16Pick your answer!

What does this word mean: Compelled
To do something with someone
To be forced or obligated
To do something voluntarily

16 of 16Pick your answer!

Which of these words is not a real word?
Irregardless
Notwithstanding
Regardless
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