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Hard Word Meaning Quiz #3

I promise these will be hard - get the dictionary out! 8 Questions.

 
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What is the meaning of the word ''recalcitrant''

  • Having a very bad attitude towards authority.
  • Being open to all given questions.
  • Appearing to be true but not necessarily.
  • Giving no rules or manners.

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What is the meaning of the word ''ostensible''?

  • Always neglected by authority.
  • Stated or appearing to be true, but not necessarily so.
  • Being a dictator.
  • Having a marriage that is going to fall apart.

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What is the meaning of the word ''pejorative''?

  • Allowing to get on with one another.
  • To be somebody that never misses somebody.
  • Enthusiastic expression of praise or approval.
  • A word to show and describe distaste or contempt.

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What is the meaning of the word ''plaudit''?

  • Enthusiastic expression of praise or approval.
  • To wait for a long time but be patient.
  • Somebody who is patient.
  • Being easily impressed.

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What is the meaning of the word ''yokel''?

  • Somebody who is brave only when drunk.
  • Disparaging a person who lives in a country.
  • Somebody who is easily scared.
  • Being easily impressed by anything.

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What is the meaning of the word ''tmesus''?

  • To insert a word into another.
  • To become relieved.
  • To play a game without knowing the rules.
  • To read a magazine or newspaper without will.

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What is the meaning of the word ''eschew''?

  • To lie about something or someone.
  • Deliberately avoiding using something.
  • To believe easily in anything.
  • Always be miserable.

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What is the meaning of the word ''paucity''?

  • The presence of something only in small or insufficient quantities or amounts.
  • The presence of a ghost or spirit.
  • A place which is at the end of a city.
  • A square or plaza which leads to other streets or plazas in that city.

 

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