Test Your Vocabulary – Quiz #6

FACSIMILE

The product is a facsimile

Facsimile means fake.

A good facsimile will fool even the most intense scrutiny.

Read More On Facsimile

DEPICT

We should depict it

Depict means describe.

In your poem, you should use words to depict a teenage girl’s heartache.

Read More On Depict

Advertisement

PREDATOR

A wolf is a Predator

Preadtor means Hunter.

We are happy our cat is a predator because it kills all the barn rats.

Read More On Predator

QUIESCENT

He is Quiescent for now

Quiescent means quiet.

Now that school has started back, my neighborhood is pretty quiescent during the day.

Read More On Quiescent

Advertisement

ASSERTIVE

She is an assertive woman

Assertive means confident.

The manager was pleased with the assertive handshake from the interviewee.

Read More On Assertive

RECUPERATE

He needs time to recuperate

Recuperate means Recover.

Although I won the case, I doubt I will ever recuperate my money from the scam artist.

Read More On Recuperate

Advertisement

TAUT

He is taut with worry

Taut means stressed.

Jim’s preparation for his final exam left him taut and irritable.

Read More On Taut

REDOUBTABLE

He is a redoubtable foe

Redoubtable means challenging.

Because the teacher knew the test was redoubtable, she urged her students to study tirelessly.

Read More On Redoubtable

Advertisement

EFFEMINATE

His behavior is Effeminate

Effeminate means feminine.

The man’s shoulder length hair made him appear effeminate.

Read More On Effeminate

PRECIPICE

This is the Precipice of war

Precipice is an edge.

Sue Ellen is now on the precipice of bankruptcy and might have to sell the family home.

Read More On Precipice