Test Your Vocabulary – Quiz #23

ELOQUENT

His speech was eloquent

Eloquent means expressive.

Margie is an eloquent storyteller who can paint a picture with her words.

Read More On Eloquent

ARID

Why is it so arid?

Arid means dry.

Contrary to what many believe, the arctic is a very arid region.

Read More On Arid

Advertisement

ALACRITY

She has surprising alacrity

Alacrity means willingness.

Having studied really hard last night, the student took the exam with alacrity.

Read More On Alacrity

ALOOF

She is too aloof

Aloof means distant.

Because Harry was aloof, he did not have many friends.

Read More On Aloof

Advertisement

EXALTED

He is the exalted king

Exalted means worshiped.

The King was exalted and placed as head of the royal family.

Read More On Exalted

ARCANE

I have no knowledge of the arcane

Arcane means secret.

The arcane arts are usually associated with wizards and sorcerers.

Read More On Arcane

Advertisement

ARBITRARY

These events are arbitrary

Arbitrary means random.

A roll of the dice will result in completely arbitrary numbers.

Read More On Arbitrary

ESOTERIC

The book is esoteric

Esoteric means complex.

Only a couple of people I know share your esoteric thoughts on those religious principles.

Read More On Esoteric

Advertisement

EXIGENT

Their news is exigent

Exigent means urgent.

The police should always obtain a search warrant unless there is an emergency or exigent circumstances.

Read More On Exigent

EMPIRICAL

The evidence is empirical

Empirical means observable.

When the economy crashed, many affluent people became poor.

Read More On Empirical