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How Posh Is Your Vocabulary?

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

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  1. 1. Define this word

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    The masses, the common people
    The correct name for the hoops used in croquet
  2. 2. Define this word

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    A small collection of stocks and shares
    A hall or lobby next to the outer door of a building
  3. 3. Which word fits this definition?

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    Acrimonious
    Engorged
  4. 4. Which word fits this definition?

    Badinage
    Cordillera
  5. 5. Define this word

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    Bloody
    Optimistic
  6. 6. Define this word

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    A savoury olive paste
    A silk quilted bedspread
  7. 7. Which word fits this definition?

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    Dilettante
    Revenant
  8. 8. Which word fits this definition?

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    Visurient
    Vivacious
  9. 9. Which word fits this definition?

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    Herculean
    Sisyphean
  10. 10. Define this word

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    A large travelling bag that opens into two equal parts
    A door typically only used by staff members, such as in a hotel or restaurant
  11. 11. Define this word

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    Something that is of vital importance
    An alcoholic drink taken before a meal
  12. 12. Define this word

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    A short, wide strip of fabric worn by men round the neck and tucked inside an open-necked shirt
    A warning or proviso of specific stipulations, conditions, or limitations
  13. 13. Which word fits this definition?

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    Chartreuse
    Maraschino
  14. 14. Define this word

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    Loquacious
    Salubrious
  15. 15. Which word fits this definition?

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    Hacienda
    Peninsula

How Posh Is Your Vocabulary?

Your vocabulary is terribly posh!

If Stephen Fry and a thesaurus had a lovechild, it probably wouldn’t even come close to your perspicacity, old chum.

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Your vocabulary is quite posh!

You could probably be trusted around minor members of the royal family without embarrassing yourself too much. You're probably a dab hand at "Countdown" as well.

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Your vocabulary isn’t posh at all!

You've picked up a few words here and there, but let's be honest – who needs to know what a tapenade is anyway?

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Your vocabulary is common as 'eck!

Sod the posh bastards, you’re happy with your straightforward no-nonsense approach to words. All the best words have fewer than three syllables anyway.

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