Test Your Vocabulary โ€“ Quiz #25

ABDUCT

You cannot abduct her

Abduct means kidnap.

The criminal will be tried for attempting to abduct an innocent person.

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ABJECT

He is an abject fellow

Abject means defeated.

After his wife died, he was an abject man.

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PILGRIMAGE

He went on a pilgrimage

Pilgrimage means religious journey.

He hopes to one day go on a pilgrimage.

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INDISCRETION

He has indiscretion

Indiscretion means poor judgment.

Someone with his indiscretion is not reliable here.

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SUPERNUMERARY

You have supernumerary parts

Supernumerary means extra.

She looked around the sparsely decorated room and found that there werenโ€™t any supernumerary items.

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INTERCHANGE

We must interchange it

Interchange means switch.

We will need to interchange these parts.

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ABET

We shoud abet them

Abet means encourage.

Giving the dog a treat is a way to abet his obedience.

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ABATE

The symptoms will abate

Abate means lessen.

I married my husband because I know my love for him will never abate.

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BENIGN

The cancer is benign

Benign means passive.

The medicine is benign in its effects and will cause you no harm.

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ABIDE

We cannot abide this

Abide means tolerate.

I find it difficult to abide the narrow-minded attitude of a prejudiced person.

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