How Well Do You Know These English Vocabulary Words?

Valedictorians of the world, unite! Here's your chance to show off how big your English vocabulary is.
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studyzone.org
Phlegmatic
composed, imperturbable
sticky, viscous
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zenfs.com
Saturnine
gloomy, somber
excitable, nervous
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daysoftheyear.com
Abrogate
beg, plead
repeal, revoke
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allswagga.com
Esconce
remove, delete
settle, install
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allthingsd.com
Lachrymose
tearful, mournful
joyous, ebullient
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wordpress.com
Blithe
casual, unconcerned
agile, graceful
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dnaindia.com
Oblique
slanted, askew
insane, demented
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amazonaws.com
Epicure
hoax, prank
gourmand, foodie
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consciouslifenews.com
Hidebound
conservative, orthodox
hidden, veiled
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symfor.org
Reticent
introverted, withdrawn
vivid, detailed
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findicons.com
Hoary
promiscuous, licentious
grey, silvery
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mshcdn.com
Obviate
eliminate, prevent
obvious, conspicuous
Result
Um, er, well, uh, hmm....

C+, No words

staticflickr.com
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Nice job. You really know your stuff.

B+, Wordsmith

fallonburner.com
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Yowza! You sure do have a big vocabulary. Congrats on getting most or all of these right.

A+, Valedictorian

nytimes.com
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Phlegmatic
composed, imperturbable
sticky, viscous
2
Saturnine
gloomy, somber
excitable, nervous
3
Abrogate
beg, plead
repeal, revoke
4
Esconce
remove, delete
settle, install
5
Lachrymose
tearful, mournful
joyous, ebullient
6
Blithe
casual, unconcerned
agile, graceful
7
Oblique
slanted, askew
insane, demented
8
Epicure
hoax, prank
gourmand, foodie
9
Hidebound
conservative, orthodox
hidden, veiled
10
Reticent
introverted, withdrawn
vivid, detailed
11
Hoary
promiscuous, licentious
grey, silvery
12
Obviate
eliminate, prevent
obvious, conspicuous