Test Your Vocabulary – Quiz #20

ATROPHY

He suffers from atrophy

Atrophy means decay.

We will see the effects of his atrophy very soon.

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RAGING

The river is raging

Raging means powerful.

His raging demeanor is not friendly.

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ATONE

Is there any way to atone?

Atone means pay.

You will atone for your crimes one day soon.

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ASYLUM

The place is asylum

Asylum means sanctuary.

>I like to think of this place as an asylum rather than a prison.

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WRIGHT

I will be a wright

Wright means builder.

I am not sure what kind of wright he is supposed to be.

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ASTUTE

He is very astute

Astute means sharp.

A teacher most definitely prefers an astute student compared to a tired one.

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MOIETY

Take a moiety

Moiety means half.

We need to use a moiety of the dosage.

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ASSUAGE

We must assuage him

Assuage means soothe.

We will need to assuage his fears as soon as possible.

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BEFITTING

This is very befitting

Befitting means suitable.

I don't know what outfit will be befitting here.

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OBLIVION

He is in oblivion

Oblivion means nothingness.

After I was given the sedative, I was in complete oblivion and unaware of my surroundings.

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