Test Your Vocabulary – Quiz #33

DEDICATION

What amazing dedication

Dedication means effort.

I have to admire his dedication if nothing else.

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DISCLOSE

I cannot disclose

Disclose means reveal.

I am not at liberty to disclose that information.

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ARCHETYPE

She is a common archetype

Archetype means example.

Most characters in fiction are based off of an archetype readers can easily recognize.

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CIRCA

It happened circa 1066

Circa means around.

We don't know when it happened exactly, only that it was circa 1282.

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ARDOR

He has always possessed ardor

Ardor means passion.

I find it hard to believe that there is nothing Mark feels any ardor for.

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ARROGATE

They have been ordered to arrogate it

Arrogate means seize.

You have no right to arrogate this property.

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HESITATING

He is hesitating for some reason

Hesitating means pausing.

Hesitating before placing his order, the man couldn’t seem to make up his mind between a burger or a chicken sandwich.

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ARBOREAL

This place is arboreal

Arboreal means forested.

I would prefer to live somewhere arboreal as opposed to the desert.

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ARCHAIC

What an archaic idea

Archaic means ancient.

We have been conducting research at the ruins of the archaic kingdom.

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SPLEEN

Everyone needs a spleen

Spleen is an organ that filters blood.

A direct hit to the spleen is guaranteed to cause major damage to your body.

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