Word Choice

Word Choice

Please read each question carefully and select the correct answer by clicking on the corresponding button. The answer key will be provided after the quiz is scored. Streeeetch that mind!

1.

Oliver was constantly trying to ____________ his masseuse to marry him.

adjure
collocate
abjure
effect
I don't know
2.

The patients ___________ the nurses all morning so they wouldn't have to get their vaccinations.

alluded
flouted
eluded
exulted
I don't know
3.

Without her father's ____________, she could never become a belly dancer.

assent
ascent
reticence
dotage
I don't know
4.

Despite frantic efforts to stop it, the stock market crash was __________.

insipid
moribund
invidious
incipient
I don't know
5.

Madame X ______________that the world would be invaded by giant, blood sucking aliens in the year 2005.

prophesized
prophesied
prophecied
predicated
I don't know
6.

After determining the value of the Mona Lisa, the thieves __________ the Louvre to set the ransom.

apprised
belied
alluded
forebode
I don't know
7.

The little boy was ____________ to sit on Santa's knee.

loathe
moribund
turbid
loath
I don't know
8.

The princess thought it was a _______________ city because it did not have an opera house.

backwards
backward
extemporaneous
incredulous
I don't know
9.

Directors have often cast that actress for her sweet and ____________ look.

ingenuous
ingenious
demur
cheroot
I don't know
10.

Her recovery from the grizzly attack was so ________ that doctors and specialists the world over were bewildered.

expedient
incredulous
expeditious
unexceptional
I don't know
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