Quiz: Do You Know The Meaning Of All These Advanced Vocabulary Words?

Are you a true wordsmith?

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 Mar 17, 2019
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Question: 1/50What does this word mean?


Somber
Grave or gloomy in character
Slightly salty
Effort to the point of exhaustion

Question: 2/50What does this word mean?


Aptitude
A hostile challenge
Inherent ability
Lack of respect

Question: 3/50What does this word mean?


Replenish
Fill something that was previously empty
Force to leave
Come out into view

Question: 4/50What does this word mean?


Banish
To send away
To consume all of your attention
To move hesitatingly

Question: 5/50What does this word mean?


Recluse
Enthusiastic enjoyment
A clear scent
One who lives in solitude

Question: 6/50What does this word mean?


Debris
The remains of something that has been destroyed
Forward movement
A small natural hill

Question: 7/50What does this word mean?


Precipice
A very steep cliff
An impelling force
A large indefinite number

Question: 8/50What does this word mean?


Eavesdrop
Stubbornly unyielding
Unconventional or unusual
Listen without the speaker's knowledge

Question: 9/50What does this word mean?


Ominous
Threatening
Completely free from dirt
Full of possibilities

Question: 10/50What does this word mean?


Ignite
Restore to good health
Overcome
Cause to start burning

Question: 11/50What does this word mean?


Stamina
Offensive
A sum of money
Enduring strength and energy

Question: 12/50What does this word mean?


Obscure
Not clearly understood
To destroy property
A small and inadequate amount

Question: 13/50What does this word mean?


Narrate
Wear off or die down
Give a detailed account of
Friendly and pleasant

Question: 14/50What does this word mean?


Vulnerable
A plan for attaining a particular goal
To move in large numbers
Capable of being wounded or hurt

Question: 15/50What does this word mean?


Zeal
A feeling of strong eagerness
Able to move freely in all directions
Carefully observant or attentive

Question: 16/50What does this word mean?


Impending
Face and withstand with courage
Be driven or carried along
About to occur

Question: 17/50What does this word mean?


Meticulous
Secretive; sly
Troublesome or irritable
Extremely careful about details

Question: 18/50What does this word mean?


Oblivious
Proud, arrogant
Lacking consciousness or awareness of something
Clear and sharp in analysis

Question: 19/50What does this word mean?


Elated
Full of high-spirited delight
Extreme ill repute
Lazy

Question: 20/50What does this word mean?


Fabricate
Not capable of being fully satisfied
Brave in the face of danger
To make up, invent

Question: 21/50What does this word mean?


Inept
Stubbornly established by habit
Not suitable or capable, unqualified
Extremely joyful

Question: 22/50What does this word mean?


Feral
A small amount of something
Gloomy or sullen
Savage, wild

Question: 23/50What does this word mean?


Gluttony
Insignificant, trifling
Excessive eating or drinking
The lowest point of something

Question: 24/50What does this word mean?


Innate
A remedy for all ills
Natural, inborn, inherent; built-in
A slight variation in meaning

Question: 25/50What does this word mean?


Novice
Preference or preferred way of doing something
One who is just a beginner at some activity requiring skill and experience
Hasty, incautious

Question: 26/50What does this word mean?


Hypocrisy
Excess, overabundance
Pretending to have feelings, beliefs, or virtues that one does not have
To brighten, freshen or polish; to restore or improve

Question: 27/50What does this word mean?


Empathy
Sensitivity to another's feelings as if they were one's own
Significant; conspicuous; standing out from the rest
To reject, decline

Question: 28/50What does this word mean?


Diligent
Showing care in doing one's work
Sedate, serious, self-restrained
Luck, finding good things without looking for them

Question: 29/50What does this word mean?


Quaint
Resentment, offense
Respected because of age, distinguished
Charmingly old fashioned

Question: 30/50What does this word mean?


Myriad
To confuse or annoy
A very large number
Loud, boisterous

Question: 31/50What does this word mean?


Impeccable
Undisciplined, lewd, lustful
The point of culmination; peak
Perfect, flawless

Question: 32/50What does this word mean?


Flabbergasted
A tendency, partiality, or preference
Astounded
Humorous or ridiculous imitation

Question: 33/50What does this word mean?


Linger
Stay in a place longer than necessary
Rush out
Be in a state of confusion

Question: 34/50What does this word mean?


Disorderly
Harmful to more than one person
Lacking organization
Against the law

Question: 35/50What does this word mean?


Ecstatic
Bored
Hopeless
Overwhelming happiness

Question: 36/50What does this word mean?


Bitter
Not sweet
Remembered
Lonely

Question: 37/50What does this word mean?


Fatigued
Be hungry
Be annoyed
Feel exhausted

Question: 38/50What does this word mean?


Disinterested
Feeling no interest in something
Being passionate about something
Feeling against a particular idea

Question: 39/50What does this word mean?


Irk
Enjoy
Irritate
Amuse

Question: 40/50What does this word mean?


Redundant
Not needed or useful
Causing harm
Being without substance

Question: 41/50What does this word mean?


Authentic
Copied
Genuine
Expensive

Question: 42/50What does this word mean?


Nauseous
Feeling sleepy
Feeling disorientated
Causing nausea

Question: 43/50What does this word mean?


Vice
An advantage
An obstacle to overcome
An immoral or wicked personal characteristic

Question: 44/50What does this word mean?


Narcissistic
Showing an excessive interest in oneself
Being especially forgetful
Being considerate of others

Question: 45/50What does this word mean?


Apprehensive
Lonely and isolated
Anxious or fearful
Calm

Question: 46/50What does this word mean?


Advocate
Question something that nobody else does
Publicly recommend or support
Oppose in public

Question: 47/50What does this word mean?


Rowdy
Being intoxicated
Noisy and disorderly
Breaking the law

Question: 48/50What does this word mean?


Cumbersome
Light
Large or heavy and therefore difficult to carry or use
Unnoticeable and transparent

Question: 49/50What does this word mean?


Indifferent
Feeling strongly about something
Having no particular interest or sympathy; unconcerned
Being opposed to something

Question: 50/50What does this word mean?


Irony
Using sarcasm to make others laugh
A joke told in front of an audience
An event that seems deliberately contrary to what one expects
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