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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.

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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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    FAILURE
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    FARCE
    Correct
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    FELONY
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Travesty [trav-uh-stee]

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

  2. BEMUSED
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    DISTRACTED
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    DELIGHTED
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    DIFFIDENT
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    Wrong!

    Bemused [bih-myoozd] adjective

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

  3. CHRONIC
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    PERSISTENT
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    HARSH
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    DIRE
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Chronic [kron-ik] adjective

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

  4. ENGENDER
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    BOLSTER
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    PROVOKE
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    DISCOURAGE
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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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    APPRECIATE
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    EVALUATE
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    COMMEND
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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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    ILLEGAL
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    PLACATE
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    EVOKE
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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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    DISTINCT
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    TACTFUL
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    SIMILAR
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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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    CONCEALED
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    AFFABLE
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    DEPLORABLE
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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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    INTRUDE
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    ALLOY
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    FORTITUDE
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    Mettle [met-l] noun

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

  10. ABJECT
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    DISSENT
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    CONTEMPTIBLE
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    ACQUIESCE
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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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    SLICK
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    DARK
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    SMUG
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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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    FACTUAL
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    ARROGANT
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    CONJECTURAL
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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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