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How Posh Is Your Vocabulary?

Basically, could you meet the Queen and not embarrass yourself?

  1. 1. Define this word
    1. The masses, the common people
    2. The correct name for the hoops used in croquet
  2. 2. Define this word
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    1. A small collection of stocks and shares
    2. A hall or lobby next to the outer door of a building
  3. 3. Which word fits this definition?
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    1. Acrimonious
    2. Engorged
  4. 4. Which word fits this definition?
    1. Badinage
    2. Cordillera
  5. 5. Define this word
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    1. Bloody
    2. Optimistic
  6. 6. Define this word
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    1. A savoury olive paste
    2. A silk quilted bedspread
  7. 7. Which word fits this definition?
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    1. Dilettante
    2. Revenant
  8. 8. Which word fits this definition?
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    1. Visurient
    2. Vivacious
  9. 9. Which word fits this definition?
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    1. Herculean
    2. Sisyphean
  10. 10. Define this word
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    1. A large travelling bag that opens into two equal parts
    2. A door typically only used by staff members, such as in a hotel or restaurant
  11. 11. Define this word
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    1. Something that is of vital importance
    2. An alcoholic drink taken before a meal
  12. 12. Define this word
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    1. A short, wide strip of fabric worn by men round the neck and tucked inside an open-necked shirt
    2. A warning or proviso of specific stipulations, conditions, or limitations
  13. 13. Which word fits this definition?
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    1. Chartreuse
    2. Maraschino
  14. 14. Define this word
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    1. Loquacious
    2. Salubrious
  15. 15. Which word fits this definition?
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    1. Hacienda
    2. Peninsula

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