Test Your Vocabulary – Quiz #15

HUMANE

We must be humane

Humane means compassionate.

We have been able to get rid of rats by using humane traps that pose no danger to the little creatures.

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CREED

This is his creed

Creed means code.

As an angel, Castiel’s creed calls upon him to comfort humans in need.

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DISTORT

Don't distort the truth

Distort means warp.

My friend had an app on her phone that would distort our faces in amusing ways.

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MANEUVER

I can't maneuver

Maneuver means steer.

It took three farmhands to maneuver the distraught cow back into the pen.

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FIGMENT

It is just a figment

Figment is a thought.

My young daughter claims to have a unicorn as a best friend, but such a thing is clearly a figment of her imagination.

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ALLIANCE

We are the rebel alliance

Alliance is a union.

In order to protect their borders, the two countries formed an alliance.

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APPALLING

That is appalling

Appalling means to disgusting.

The appalling crime garnered attention worldwide.

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MUTATION

It's an unusual mutation

Mutation is a genetic change.

To test a mutation in the disease, the hospital set up a research group.

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EXHILARATE

This will exhilarate her

Exhilarate means excite.

Dinner with my best friend never fails to exhilarate me.

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CELERITY

Felines have celerity

Celerity means speed.

People choose to travel by air because of the celerity of airplanes.

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