Can You Define These English Vocabulary Words?

Do you consider yourself eloquently loquacious? Or reticently taciturn? Test your knowledge of English vocabulary with these 12 words.
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thepioneerwoman.com
VICARIOUS
indirect, surrogate
priestly, religious
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seasidelife.com
INSINUATE
hint, imply
seduce, convince
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wisegeek.com
LIBEL
cure, antidote
defamation, misrepresentation
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deskpicture.com
PREVARICATE
prove, verify
equivocate, waffle
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wordpress.com
CONDONE
approve, allow
disapprove, forbid
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thedebutanteball.com
FACETIOUS
flippant, glib
easy, simple
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on.ca
MENDACIOUS
masculine, macho
dishonest, duplicitous
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calibermag.org
MODICUM
clothing, apparel
small amount, particle
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ahsthenest.com
PENCHANT
tendency, preference
instrument, tool
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uzh.ch
STAID
respectable, unadventurous
confusing, unclear
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dovesandserpents.org
SAGACITY
wisdom, intelligence
softness, smoothness
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shutterstock.com
SPURIOUS
false, bogus
speedy, quick
Result
You no like big words. You like small words.

C+, call Stanley Kaplan

inc.com
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Sweet. You got around half right, which is very impressive.

B+, Well-played

images-amazon.com
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Wow! Getting all or most of these right is very impressive. With a vocabulary like that, you're going places...

A+, You are sagacious!

amazonaws.com
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VICARIOUS
indirect, surrogate
priestly, religious
2
INSINUATE
hint, imply
seduce, convince
3
LIBEL
cure, antidote
defamation, misrepresentation
4
PREVARICATE
prove, verify
equivocate, waffle
5
CONDONE
approve, allow
disapprove, forbid
6
FACETIOUS
flippant, glib
easy, simple
7
MENDACIOUS
masculine, macho
dishonest, duplicitous
8
MODICUM
clothing, apparel
small amount, particle
9
PENCHANT
tendency, preference
instrument, tool
10
STAID
respectable, unadventurous
confusing, unclear
11
SAGACITY
wisdom, intelligence
softness, smoothness
12
SPURIOUS
false, bogus
speedy, quick