Quiz: Can You Define All Of These Tricky Vocab Words?

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How many of these vocabulary words can you define? This quiz will test how well versed you are in the English language!

 May 04, 2020

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Quaint (adj.)
Colorful and bright
Cold
Charming and unique

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Brazen (adj.)
Bold
Mild
Overflowing

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Famish (noun)
A mutiny
To abolish
Extreme hunger

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Parched (adj.)
Excitement
Sadness
Extreme thirst

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Contingent (adj.)
Subject to chance
Impossible
Highly likely

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Enunciate (verb)
To deteriorate
Pronounce clearly
To commit a crime

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Dire (adj.)
Ugly
Extremely serious or urgent
Overwhelming

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Gullible (adj.)
Easily fooled
Luxurious
Constantly relaxed

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Inferior (adj.)
Lower in rank
Relentless
Unoriginal

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Vapid (adj.)
Offering nothing of substance
Overbearing
Minimalistic

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Conundrum (noun)
An expression of guilt
A container of fish
A confusing and difficult problem

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Condone (verb)
To overlook or allow
To finish
To disapprove

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Taut (adj.)
Pulled tight
Loose
Past tense of teach

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Stark (adj.)
Strong
Detailed and specific
Very plain

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Satiated (adj.)
Satisfied
Extremely exhausted
Minced

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Refute (verb)
To agree
To return to one's home land
To prove to be untrue

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Egregious (adj.)
Muted or subtle
Confusing
Extremely bad

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Ambiguous (adj.)
Intricately detailed
Unclear or vague
Obvious

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Brevity (noun)
A feeling of unease
The quality of being brief
Having meaning or value

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Dubious (adj.)
Clumsy
Proper
Doubtful

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Candor (noun)
The trait of being honest and frank
Fearful expectation of something
An increase or growth

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Exacerbate (verb)
To make worse
To put into use
To do something extremely well

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Nuance (noun)
A subtle difference in meaning
Judgment based on observations
The beginning or early stages

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Diligence (noun)
A lack of respect
Being committed to a task
Disagreement

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Fiscal (adj.)
Small
Related to money
Unsure or wary

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Tentative (adj.)
Not yet finalized
Dangerous or unstable
See-through

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Scrupulous (adj.)
Paying great attention to detail
Spontaneous or unpredictable
Running low on supply

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Objectivity (noun)
Judgment based on observations instead of emotions or opinions
Judgment based on emotions or opinions
Any object

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Feasibility (noun)
Excessive jealousy
The practicality or possibility of something
Flexible muscles

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Erratic (adj.)
Having no fixed course
Intimate
Annoying

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Malleable (adj.)
Edible
Capable of being moved or changed
Superficial

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Pinnacle (noun)
Highest level or degree
A rough example
A triangular object

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Pragmatic (adj.)
Set in stone, unchangeable
Modest
Practical, useful

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Epitome (noun)
The opposite of something
A device for keeping tempo
A perfect example of a particular quality or type

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Surmount (verb)
To have any amount
To get on top of or overcome
To weaken

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Instigate (verb)
To separate
To make sense of something
Provoke or stir up

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Bane (noun)
A cause of great distress or annoyance
A tree after it's leaves have shed
A place of comfort

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Maverick (noun)
A person who is very skilled at something
A beginner
An unorthodox or independent-minded person

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Articulate (adj.)
Extremely particular
Spoken clearly
Small and confined

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Cognition (noun)
A formal meeting
The act or process of knowing
The act of blending in

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Paradox (noun)
A myth or fable
A place of worship
A self-contradictory statement

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Myriad (noun)
A group that separates itself from society
A mirage
A very great number of persons or things

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Jargon (noun)
The language specific to a particular group or preofession
Argumentative banter
The ability to dance with rhythm

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Abysmal (adj.)
Round or spherical
Extremely bad
Extremely good

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Loathe (verb)
To celebrate
To feel intense hatred
To give details

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Qualm (noun)
A recommendation
A nun
A feeling of unease

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Rescind (verb)
To volunteer
To endorse
To cancel officially

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Abdicate (verb)
To rise up
To win a war
To give up a position

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Cobbler (noun)
Someone who mixes cocktails
Someone who grows peaches
Someone who repairs shoes

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Fastidious (adjective)
Deliberately inappropriate humor
Behaving wildly and off the wall
Excessively particular or demanding
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