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90% of US Adults Don’t Know These Definitions, Do You?

90% of all US adults struggle to define these 12 words! Do you think you've got what it takes to pass this tricky definition quiz? It's time to find out!
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What does it mean to be comestible?
Pleasant in behavior
Likely to start a fire
Suitable to be eaten

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What does the word "lenitive" mean?
To be farseeing
To be soothing
To be transparent

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An otiose person is someone who is....
Idle
Angry
Pretentious

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What is defined as a "centenarian?"
Anyone who was alive in the 1800s
Someone who has reached the age of 100
Someone who is wise

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What is the definition of the word "puffery?"
To embellish or lie
Bloating or fullness
Undue or exaggerated praise

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How does one define "hedonism?"
Devotion to pleasure as a way of life
Satanic loyalties
To live impulsively without care

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To be "winsome" is to be quite....
Grating
Charming
Attractive

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If someone is "cantankerous" then they are...
Very ill
Difficult to deal with
Sloth like or slow

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What is the definition of " slumberous?"
To relax
Riddled with illness
Heavy with drowsiness

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What is the definition of "purloin?"
To trust without reason
To take dishonestly
To instigate

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What is the definition of "Luddite?"
Failure to immerse
Opposed to new technology
Opposition to light

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What is the definition of "coruscant?"
To sparkle or gleam
To coincide
To journey

C+, Definition Dud

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Based on the results of this quiz, you are a bit of a definition dud! Like 90% of the population, you struggled to define these 12 tricky words. Fret not, this quiz proved to be a great learning experience!

B+, Definition Dapper

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Based on the results of this quiz, you are truly definition dapper! Unlike 90% of the population, you weren't phased by this tricky quiz. It's obvious that you have a strong aptitude for the English language!

A+, Definition Expert

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Based on the results of this quiz you are a true definition expert! It's obvious that you know the English language the way that few people do. You're well read and language savvy. Keep up the good work!
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What does it mean to be comestible?
Pleasant in behavior
Likely to start a fire
Suitable to be eaten
2
What does the word "lenitive" mean?
To be farseeing
To be soothing
To be transparent
3
An otiose person is someone who is....
Idle
Angry
Pretentious
4
What is defined as a "centenarian?"
Anyone who was alive in the 1800s
Someone who has reached the age of 100
Someone who is wise
5
What is the definition of the word "puffery?"
To embellish or lie
Bloating or fullness
Undue or exaggerated praise
6
How does one define "hedonism?"
Devotion to pleasure as a way of life
Satanic loyalties
To live impulsively without care
7
To be "winsome" is to be quite....
Grating
Charming
Attractive
8
If someone is "cantankerous" then they are...
Very ill
Difficult to deal with
Sloth like or slow
9
What is the definition of " slumberous?"
To relax
Riddled with illness
Heavy with drowsiness
10
What is the definition of "purloin?"
To trust without reason
To take dishonestly
To instigate
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What is the definition of "Luddite?"
Failure to immerse
Opposed to new technology
Opposition to light
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What is the definition of "coruscant?"
To sparkle or gleam
To coincide
To journey

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