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Posted on Apr 11, 2017

How Good Are You With Synonyms?

Synonym [sin-uh-nim] noun 1. a word having the same or nearly the same meaning as another in the language, as happy, joyful, elated.

This query is fairly elementary. Just designate the synonym for each vocable and try to get an impeccable score.

  1. TRAVESTY

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    Wrong! 

    Travesty [trav-uh-stee]

    Definition: a grotesque or debased likeness or imitation Synonyms: mockery, farce, sham, distortion

  2. BEMUSED

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    Bemused [bih-myoozd] adjective

    Definition: bewildered or confused Synonyms: distracted, absent, absorbed

  3. CHRONIC

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    Chronic [kron-ik] adjective

    Definition: Constant; habitual; inveterate Synonyms: constant, persistent, habitual

  4. ENGENDER

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    Engender [en-jen-der] verb (used with object)

    Definition: to produce, cause, or give rise to Synonyms: arouse, beget, provoke

  5. APPRAISE

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    Appraise [uh-preyz] verb (used with object)

    Definition: to estimate the monetary value of; determine the worth of; assess Synonyms: assess, evaluate, audit

  6. ELICIT

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    Elicit [ih-lis-it] verb (used with object)

    Definition: to draw or bring out or forth; educe; evoke Synonyms: bring out, evoke, extort

  7. DISCRETE

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    Discrete [dih-skreet] adjective

    Definition: apart or detached from others; separate; distinct Synonyms: disconnected, distinct, different

  8. EGREGIOUS

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    Egregious [ih-gree-juh s, -jee-uh s] adjective

    Definition: extraordinary in some bad way; glaring; flagrant Synonyms: atrocious, deplorable, flagrant

  9. METTLE

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    Mettle [met-l] noun

    Definition: courage and fortitude Synonyms: bravery, caliber, fortitude

  10. ABJECT

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    Abject [ab-jekt, ab-jekt] adjective

    Definition: utterly hopeless, miserable, humiliating, or wretched Synonyms: wretched, contemptible, degraded

  11. SWARTHY

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    Swarthy [swawr-th ee, -thee] adjective

    Definition: (of skin color, complexion, etc.) dark Synonyms: dark, dark-hued, brunet

  12. EMPIRICAL

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    Empirical [em-pir-i-kuh l] adjective

    Definition: derived from or guided by experience or experiment Synonyms: experimental, factual, observational

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