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The Defining Words Quiz

From bibulous to captious , pule and sparge better check what you know! 8 Questions.

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

  • Marked by a disposition to find trivial faults
  • One who performs on a tightrope or a slack rope
  • Something which is hard to grab
  • One who is spiteful and hard to understand

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

  • To be told to do something hard
  • One who is honest only in public
  • Somebody who is overpaying somebody for their job
  • Given to or marked by the consumption of alcoholic drink

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

  • To laugh at a quote and to publicly shame the person too
  • One who dislikes something on purpose to give grief to another
  • Something which has four side boarding
  • Ludicrous misuse of a word

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What is a ''tricorn''?

  • A hat having the brim turned up on three sides
  • A place which is three pointed
  • A farm which sweetcorn
  • A name for a sugar plant

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

  • Something which used very little
  • Something which is slow and old
  • Something which is dark and gloomy
  • If you lie about something but it turns out to look real

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

  • Empty or pretentious bragging
  • The killing of a wife by her husband
  • A sudden gust of wind
  • A type of commotion

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

  • A rumour
  • A tale
  • A report
  • A file

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

  • The condition of being plump , stoutness
  • Any of the long stiff hairs that project from the snout
  • Being predominant
  • A clique

 

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