Can You Define These 12 Tricky Words?

These 12 tricky words have vexed many Americans for years! Do you think you've got what it takes to define these difficult words? Lets find out!
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What is the definition of abnegation?
The denial or rejection of a doctrine or belief
The act of abstaining from formal religion
The art of manipulation
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What is the definition of proclivity?
To proclaim or choose sides
To be productive or motivated
A natural inclination towards something
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What is the definition of the word spurious?
To be spontaneous
To be plausible but false
To be a false positive
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What is the definition of obstreperous?
To be outgoing and outlandish
To expel a strange odor
To be stubbornly defiant
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What is the definition of mawkish?
Insincerely emotional
To mock openly
To tease or bully
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What is the definition of ascetic?
To possess a valuable aesthetic
Someone who practices spiritual discipline
To be rotted in nature
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What is the definition of inane?
Impossible to deny
Devoid of intelligence
Credible and authoritative
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What is the definition of flagrant?
To be bold and confident
A shackle for the ankles or feet
Outrageously bad or reprehensible
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What is the definition of licentious?
Lacking moral discipline
Insincere
To mock or jest
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What is the definition of quixotic?
Not sensible or practical
Having little emotion
Possessing sing false confidence
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What is the definition of truculent?
Defiantly aggressive
A feeling of anger
To spread negative feelings
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What is the definition of wanton?
Lewd of lascivious
Charming or childlike
Marked silly in deception
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1
What is the definition of abnegation?
The denial or rejection of a doctrine or belief
The act of abstaining from formal religion
The art of manipulation
2
What is the definition of proclivity?
To proclaim or choose sides
To be productive or motivated
A natural inclination towards something
3
What is the definition of the word spurious?
To be spontaneous
To be plausible but false
To be a false positive
4
What is the definition of obstreperous?
To be outgoing and outlandish
To expel a strange odor
To be stubbornly defiant
5
What is the definition of mawkish?
Insincerely emotional
To mock openly
To tease or bully
6
What is the definition of ascetic?
To possess a valuable aesthetic
Someone who practices spiritual discipline
To be rotted in nature
7
What is the definition of inane?
Impossible to deny
Devoid of intelligence
Credible and authoritative
8
What is the definition of flagrant?
To be bold and confident
A shackle for the ankles or feet
Outrageously bad or reprehensible
9
What is the definition of licentious?
Lacking moral discipline
Insincere
To mock or jest
10
What is the definition of quixotic?
Not sensible or practical
Having little emotion
Possessing sing false confidence
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What is the definition of truculent?
Defiantly aggressive
A feeling of anger
To spread negative feelings
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What is the definition of wanton?
Lewd of lascivious
Charming or childlike
Marked silly in deception