How Good Is Your Vocabulary?

Are you really as articulate and astute as you think? Or do you only think you know the meanings of 'articulate' and 'astute?' Take this quiz now to find out!
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Question 1/12

colourbox.com
Pick the word that matches this definition: the manner in which something is expressed in words
diction
syntax
condescension
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Question 2/12

salon.com
Pick the word that matches this definition: a sudden, short attack
foray
lopsided
lacksadaiscal
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Question 3/12

ptasocial.com
Pick the word that matches this definition: motivation deriving from a personal ethical or moral principles
conscious
conscience
cognizant
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dailymail.co.uk
Pick the word that matches this definition: provide physical relief (i.e. from pain)
evoke
indict
assuage
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huffpost.com
Pick the word that matches this definition: appearing or behaving as if one thinks one is superior to others
obsolete
supercilious
precocious
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onsugar.com
Pick the word that matches this definition: surrender/relinquish to the physical, or otherwise, control of another
decide
concede
precede
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tffa.org
Pick the word that matches this definition: to evaluate value or quality
invoke
appraise
filibust
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Question 8/12

slate.com
Pick the word that matches this definition: lasting two years or occurring every two years
biennial
biannual
bicentennial
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Question 9/12

nest4mums.com
Pick the word that matches this definition: to leave a place for another place
emigrate
immigrate
illicit
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Question 10/12

net.au
Pick the word that matches this definition: giving the impression that something bad or unpleasant is going to happen
auspicious
ominous
suspicious
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Question 11/12

wrightslaw.com
Pick the word that matches this definition: a kinder term or phrase used in place of one that is considered harsh or too frank
allegory
euphemism
hyperbole
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Question 12/12

q108.com
Pick the word that matches this definition: to use or spend extravagantly or wastefuly
chastise
reciprocate
squander
Result
Hm, seems like you haven't spent enough time in the pages of a dictionary recently. That's okay though, you don't need these kinds of fancy words to let your thoughts be heard!

C+, Vocab Novice

godofevolution.com
Right!
You've definitely perused through a dictionary a couple of times. Good job with these tricky vocabulary words!

B+, Dictionary Reader

salon.com
Right!
You've proven to be a true lover of words. Amazing job with this quiz, you vocabulary whiz!

A+, Vocabulary Whiz

melodyhossaini.com
Right!
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1
Pick the word that matches this definition: the manner in which something is expressed in words
diction
syntax
condescension
2
Pick the word that matches this definition: a sudden, short attack
foray
lopsided
lacksadaiscal
3
Pick the word that matches this definition: motivation deriving from a personal ethical or moral principles
conscious
conscience
cognizant
4
Pick the word that matches this definition: provide physical relief (i.e. from pain)
evoke
indict
assuage
5
Pick the word that matches this definition: appearing or behaving as if one thinks one is superior to others
obsolete
supercilious
precocious
6
Pick the word that matches this definition: surrender/relinquish to the physical, or otherwise, control of another
decide
concede
precede
7
Pick the word that matches this definition: to evaluate value or quality
invoke
appraise
filibust
8
Pick the word that matches this definition: lasting two years or occurring every two years
biennial
biannual
bicentennial
9
Pick the word that matches this definition: to leave a place for another place
emigrate
immigrate
illicit
10
Pick the word that matches this definition: giving the impression that something bad or unpleasant is going to happen
auspicious
ominous
suspicious
11
Pick the word that matches this definition: a kinder term or phrase used in place of one that is considered harsh or too frank
allegory
euphemism
hyperbole
12
Pick the word that matches this definition: to use or spend extravagantly or wastefuly
chastise
reciprocate
squander