Can You Pick The Correct Word?

Word meanings aren't always as cut and dry as they seem. Do you think you can pick the correct word in this tricky quiz? Put your knowledge to the test!
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Question 1/12

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When Angela felt downtrodden she liked to _________.
Prey
Pray
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Melody texted to say that ________ on _______ way.
They're, their
Their, they're
Their, there
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I don't like to take ______ many free samples.
Too
To
Two
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My goal is to ______ 10 pounds by the end of the month.
Lose
Loose
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It was hard for me to __________ that I didn't get the job.
Except
Accept
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When talking to my co-workers I always try to be ________ about my personal life.
Discreet
Discrete
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Adele was very delicate and _________.
Demure
Demur
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My grandmother liked to ________ miniatures and collectables.
Hoard
Horde
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Question 9/12

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The train __________ by the convenience store on the way home.
Past
Passed
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Question 10/12

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I tried to ________ Susanne that everything was going to be okay.
Ensure
Assure
Insure
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Question 11/12

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The church _______ invited us over for Sunday dinner.
Paster
Pastor
Pasture
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Question 12/12

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The crime scene was a _______ site.
Grisly
Grizzly
Gristly
Result
Based on the results of this quiz, you are a total word whiz! Not only did you know the correct usage for the most of the questions in this quiz, but you knew how to read context clues. You might not be the word master just yet, but you'll get there in no time at all.

C+, Word Whiz

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Based on the results of this quiz, you are a word wizard! Not everyone has such an easy time with choosing the correct word form; however, this did not even pose a moderate challenge to you. We commend you for being totally word wise and knowing your English well!

B+, Word Wizard

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Based on the results of your quiz, you are a totally word wise! Not only did you know the correct word to choose for every facet of this quiz, but you were able to use context clues to determine word form. We salute you for being so wordy!

A+, Word Wise

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1
When Angela felt downtrodden she liked to _________.
Prey
Pray
2
Melody texted to say that ________ on _______ way.
They're, their
Their, they're
Their, there
3
I don't like to take ______ many free samples.
Too
To
Two
4
My goal is to ______ 10 pounds by the end of the month.
Lose
Loose
5
It was hard for me to __________ that I didn't get the job.
Except
Accept
6
When talking to my co-workers I always try to be ________ about my personal life.
Discreet
Discrete
7
Adele was very delicate and _________.
Demure
Demur
8
My grandmother liked to ________ miniatures and collectables.
Hoard
Horde
9
The train __________ by the convenience store on the way home.
Past
Passed
10
I tried to ________ Susanne that everything was going to be okay.
Ensure
Assure
Insure
11
The church _______ invited us over for Sunday dinner.
Paster
Pastor
Pasture
12
The crime scene was a _______ site.
Grisly
Grizzly
Gristly