Quiz: Can You Pass This Vocabulary Drill In 5 Minutes Without a Single Mistake?
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Can You Pass This Vocabulary Drill In 5 Minutes Without a Single Mistake?
By: Heather Cahill
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About This Quiz

Words are an essential aspect of our world. We read them, write them and say them, but how well do we really know them? There are so many words to know, remember and use that it can get difficult when it comes to less common terms. Sure, you know words like "essential," "majestic," and "pentagon," but do you know what "ostracize" means? You might just learn a word you've never heard before on this quiz!

Do you know the definition of "accretion"? Do you know what it means to be under "duress"? What about the meaning of "fortuitous"? Do you know what "bilk" is? Crack open the dictionary and study up on your definitions, you'll need them for this quiz!

Would you know a zephyr if you experienced it? Have you used any tomes throughout your lifetime? Do you know another name for the word "pellucid"? If that's too easy, can you identify a "linchpin"? You'll need to know your synonyms and study up on things that you may have never know had a name!

Maybe you've heard them, maybe you've read them, or maybe they are totally foreign to you. Word Wizards, put your vocabulary to a true test with this quiz!

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Which word is also a synonym for "give up"?
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Which word means "to do something"?
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Which word can be used when describing something of the highest point?
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Which word means "intent"?
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Which of the following words would be a synonym for "render"?
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Which of the following is the meaning of the word "linchpin"?
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Which word can be used to describe something getting smaller or lesser?
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What is a synonym for "convivial"?
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Which word can be used for the elderly?
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Which word is a synonym for "strengthen"?
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Which word is a synonym for "timid"?
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What word could you use to communicate how gross something is?
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Which of the following would be an appropriate meaning for the word "accretion"?
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What is a synonym for the word "roil"?
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Which word means "appropriate"?
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Which word means "to show"?
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Which word means to discuss?
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Which of the following words would be used to communicate that there is speculation?
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Which word means to "give up"?
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What is the meaning of the word "fortuitous"?
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If you wanted to say that something has become worse, which of these words would you use?
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If someone is under "duress" what does it mean?
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Is it true or false that "mediocre" means excellent?
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Which of the following words is a synonym for "pellucid"?
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Which term can be used to mean "attack?"
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What is a "tome"?
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Is it true or false that a "crevice" is a cranny?
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The word "alias" means you what?
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Which word means "excellent or best"?
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What is the meaning of the word "bilk"?
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What is a synonym for the word "presage"?
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What does the word "fractious" mean?
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