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How Strong is Your Vocabulary?

Take this 10-question quiz to find out — and maybe learn some new words along the way. https://www.merriam-webster.com/word-games/vocabulary-quiz
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Last updated: February 10, 2019
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1. Which is a synonym of pseudo?
phony
graceful
crooked
effective
Pseudo: not genuine; phony, spurious or sham. "we are talking about real journalists and not the pseudo kind"
2. Which is a synonym of dour?
frozen
plentiful
moody
stern
Dour: relentlessly severe, stern, or gloomy in manner or appearance. "a hard, dour, humorless fanatic"
3. Which is a synonym of amorphous?
temporary
scared
shapeless
rough
Amorphous: without a clearly defined shape or form. "an amorphous, characterless conurbation"
4. Which is a synonym of remedial?
foolish
corrective
practical
general
Remedial: giving or intended as corrective, a remedy or cure. "remedial surgery"
5. Which is a synonym of albeit?
whether
until
although
before
Albeit: although. "he was making progress, albeit rather slowly"
6. Which is a synonym of snarky?
fat
cool
forbidden
critical
Snarky: sharply critical; cutting; snide. "the kid who makes snarky remarks in class"
7. Which is a synonym of sartorial?
lovely
short
comfortable
tailored
Sartorial: relating to tailoring, clothes, or style of dress. "sartorial elegance"
8. Which is a synonym of sedulous?
peaceful
remote
overconfident
diligent
Sedulous: showing dedication and diligence. "he watched himself with the most sedulous care"
9. Which is a synonym of sagacious?
incomplete
shortsighted
shameless
shrewd
Sagacious: having or showing keen mental discernment and good judgment; shrewd. "they were sagacious enough to avoid any outright confrontation"
10. Which is a synonym of reticent?
withdrawn
confident
truthful
talented
Reticent: not revealing one's thoughts or feelings readily. reserved, withdrawn, introverted, restrained,"she was extremely reticent about her personal affairs"
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