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What word best fits this OED definition: a person on a journey, a traveller, a wanderer, an itinerant?
What's the best definition of the word "bastion"?
a palace or royal residence
a place/something that protects you from attack
Which is the closest synonym for the word "clandestine"?
Which word is closest in meaning to "contumacious"?
What's the closest definition of the word "effervescent"?
fizzing & bubbling
"Precisely meaningful and tersely cogent": which word does this definition from thesaurus.com most closely fit?
Which of these is the most closely opposite of the word "lacuna"?
What's a cadence?
a repeated rhythm
What is the best definition of "emollient"?
softening and soothing
something hard to grasp
What's the closest opposite of "articulation"?
It's a popular magazine, but what does "vogue" actually mean?
it's the French word for "wave"
If someone told you you were vociferous, what might they mean?
that you were argumentative
that you empathised with others
that you were loud and insistent
If you were guilty of a venial sin, what kind of a sin might that be?
a small one
one which could not be pardoned
a sin against your family
If somebody is exculpated, what happens to them?
they are forgiven
they are scalped
they are forbidden from coming to church
What is the best synonym for "desultory"?
in a straight line
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