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 feel fine
To cause feelings of illness
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
Angry
Bored
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 different to what you were expecting
Something funny

6 of 16Pick your answer!

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

7 of 16Pick your answer!

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

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 last one
The best one

10 of 16Pick your answer!

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

11 of 16Pick your answer!

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

12 of 16Pick your answer!

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

13 of 16Pick your answer!

What does this word mean: Bemused
Amused
Confused
Used

14 of 16Pick your answer!

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

15 of 16Pick your answer!

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

16 of 16Pick your answer!

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