Test Your Vocabulary – Quiz #12

DISPASSIONATE

He is a dispassionate man

Dispassionate means unemotional.

The dispassionate queen did not care about her starving people.

Read More On Disppasionate

COMMODIOUS

The room is commodious

Commodious means spacious.

I finally found an inexpensive hotel with rooms that are commodious.

Read More On Commodious

Advertisement

ESTEEM

He has high esteem

Esteem means respect.

He treated all his colleagues with the same level of esteem.

Read More On Esteem

LIBERATE

We should liberate them

Liberate means free.

By seeking shelter in nearby countries, the refugees decided to liberate themselves from their oppression.

Read More On Liberate

Advertisement

PACIFY

He must be pacified

Pacify means to appease.

Because Jenny wanted to pacify her parents, she surprised them with breakfast in bed.

Read More On Pacify

SUBSIDED

The water has subsided

Subsided means decrease.

On Christmas day, fighting between the two Christian countries subsided.

Read More On Subsided

Advertisement

PRECIPITOUS

Your actions are precipitous

Precipitous means thoughtless.

Taylor made the precipitous mistake of agreeing to babysit before she checked her schedule.

Read More On Precipitous

KNELL

That is the knell

Knell means sign.

Everyone took the company president’s resignation as the company’s knell of bankruptcy.

Read More On Knell

Advertisement

MENACE

What a menace

Menace means threat.

In the summer, ants can be a real menace in the kitchen.

Read More On Menace

CABAL

Their cabal is large

Cabal is a union.

As a cabal, the women were able to apply enough pressure to gain voting rights.

Read More On Cabal