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How Big Is Your Vocabulary?

Is your locution fulgurously salutary or, you know, just sorta OK.

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    Averse = Unwilling

    Averse - adjective - having a strong feeling of opposition, antipathy, repugnance, etc. Unwilling - adjective - not willing; reluctant; loath; averse

    Averse = Unwilling
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    Ascetic = Disciplined

    Ascetic - adjective - rigorously abstinent; austere. Disciplined - adjective - having or exhibiting discipline; rigorous.

    Ascetic = Disciplined
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    Apprise = Inform

    Apprise - verb - to give notice to; inform; advise (often followed by of)." Disciplined - verb - to give or impart knowledge of a fact or circumstance to.

    Apprise = Inform
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    Ascent = Climb

    Ascent - noun - an act of ascending; upward movement; a rising movement. Climb - noun - a climbing; an ascent by climbing.

    Ascent = Climb
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    Complementary = Corresponding

    Complementary - adjective - forming a complement; completing. Corresponding - adjective - associated in a working or other relationship.

    Complementary = Corresponding
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    Dissemble = Conceal

    Dissemble - verb - to give a false or misleading appearance to; conceal the truth or real nature of. Conceal - verb - to keep secret; to prevent or avoid disclosing or divulging.

    Dissemble = Conceal
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    Exacerbate = Aggravate

    Exacerbate - verb - to increase the severity, bitterness, or violence of (disease, ill feeling, etc.); aggravate. Aggravate - verb - to make worse or more severe; intensify, as anything evil, disorderly, or troublesome.

    Exacerbate = Aggravate
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    Hoard = Trove

    Hoard - noun - a supply or accumulation that is hidden or carefully guarded for preservation, future use, etc. Trove - noun - a collection of objects.

    Hoard = Trove
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    Invariably = Perpetually

    Invariably - adverb - not variable; not changing or capable of being changed; static or constant. Perpetually - adverb - continuing or enduring forever; everlasting.

    Invariably = Perpetually
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    Ironic = Unexpected

    Ironic - adjective - using words to convey a meaning that is the opposite of its literal meaning; containing or exemplifying irony: coincidental; unexpected. Unexpected - adjective - not expected; unforeseen; surprising.

    Ironic = Unexpected
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    Macerate = Liquefy

    Macerate - verb - to soften or separate into parts by steeping in a liquid. Liquefy - verb - to make or become liquid.

    Macerate = Liquefy
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    Pallet = Cot

    Pallet - noun - a small or makeshift bed. Cot - noun - a light portable bed, especially one of canvas on a folding frame.

    Pallet = Cot
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    Perspective = Outlook

    Perspective - noun - a mental view or prospect. Outlook - noun - the view or prospect from a particular place.

    Perspective = Outlook
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    Regimen = Procedure

    Regimen - noun - a regulated course, as of diet, exercise, or manner of living, intended to preserve or restore health or to attain some result. Procedure - noun - a series of steps taken to accomplish an end.

    Regimen = Procedure
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    Taut = Tense

    Taut - adjective - tightly drawn; tense; not slack. Tense - adjective - stretched tight, as a cord, fiber, etc.; drawn taut; rigid.

    Taut = Tense

How Big Is Your Vocabulary?

Your' brain reel bad and not smart

U did ur best. Some peepl have a way w/words, and sum ppl dont. Ur probably good at lots of other stuff. Dont beet yrslf up.

Your' brain reel bad and not smart
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You know a few words

Pretty good. You can keep up in a conversation, but let's admit it, you're not winning any spelling bees anytime soon.

You know a few words
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You're pretty good with words

You probably did a solid job on the writing and language section of the SATs, didn't you?

You're pretty good with words
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You've got a way with words

If the English language was the game Mortal Kombat, vocabulary would be Johnny Cage, and you'd be Scorpion, and you just did the "GET OVER HERE!" thing and WRECKED this quiz. Fatality! (Good job.)

You've got a way with words
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You are a human thesaurus

I am in awe of your vocabulocity, and I apologize for making up the word "vocabulocity." I'm sure it makes your skin crawl.

You are a human thesaurus
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