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 feel ill
To cause feelings of illness

2 of 16Pick your answer!

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

3 of 16Pick your answer!

What does this word mean: Disinterested
Neutral
Bored
Angry

4 of 16Pick your answer!

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

5 of 16Pick your answer!

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

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 miracle
A mockery
Something terrible

8 of 16Pick your answer!

Which of these words refers to good judgment and showing caution?
Discrete
Reckless
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 observe in depth
To skim over
To browse

12 of 16Pick your answer!

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

13 of 16Pick your answer!

What does this word mean: Bemused
Confused
Amused
Used

14 of 16Pick your answer!

Which of these words refers to something happening by chance?
Fortunately
Luckily
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?
Notwithstanding
Irregardless
Regardless
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