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Match the Word to the Definition (Pt.2)

3.8
(100 votes)
16 questions
English
For each question, choose (or type) the word that matches the definition shown!
1

For each question, choose (or type) the word that matches the definition shown!

2

"Self-assertive in a rude, noisy, or overbearing way."

Brash

Diffident

Sanctimonious

Voluptious

40% got this right

3

"Suggesting good fortune, of good omen; indicating future success."

Auspicious

Benevolent

Garrolous

Pertaining

36% got this right

The word "auspicious" was invented by Shakespeare, first appearing in the play "Love's Labour's Lost"
4

"A low-melting alloy, often based on lead and tin, used to physically join less fusible metals together."

Solder

Mortar

Plumbum

Weld

36% got this right

In US English, the the first "L" in solder is silent, and the word is pronounced "sodder"
5

"Treating serious issues with deliberately inappropriate humour."

Facetious

Earnest

Felicitous

Hackneyed

40% got this right

6
AI Generated

"A large area of flat, unforested grassland in south-eastern Europe or Siberia"

Steppe

Plateau

Prairie

Savanna

Hard  12% got this right

7
AI Generated

"Able to move quickly, easily, and lightly; used especially to describe an older person"

Spry

Adjunct

Awry

Wiry

Hard  29% got this right

8

"A process of movement of solvents through a membrane from an area of low concentration to a high solute concentration"

Osmosis

Aspiration

Condensation

Suspension

37% got this right

9

"To cause (someone) to be in a state of confusion; to upset, disorient."

Discombobulate

Dinoflagellate

Forfend

Parry

61% got this right

10

For the remaining questions, the answers must be typed

11

"A racquet (or 'racket') sport, played by using racquets to hit a shuttlecock across a net."

Badminton

Easy  85% got this right

Badminton is the fastest racquet sport, with shuttles clocking up speeds in excess of 200mph
12

"The act of officially excluding someone from participation in the Christian (especially the Roman Catholic) Church."

Ex-communicate

Ex-communicating

Ex-communication

Excommunicate

Excommunicating

Excommunication

Easy  86% got this right

Nowadays the word "excommunication" might sound more like losing signal on your device
13

"The combination of simultaneously sounded musical notes, producing a pleasing effect. (Also: A state of agreement)"

Harmony

Easy  87% got this right

14
48 random squares

"A type of Italian pasta, whose name translates literally as 'Little tongues'".

Linguine

Linguini

Easy  90% got this right

15

"A type of lens, often in glasses, that allows things to be seen clearly that are at various different distances."

Varifocal

Varifocals

Verifocal

Verifocals

Bifocal

Easy  89% got this right

Varifocal glasses have more than one prescription in each lens. This type of lens is also used in cameras.
16

"A clear alcoholic spirit distilled from grain or malt, and flavoured with juniper berries."

Gin

Easy  89% got this right

While gin may be the national spirit of England, the spirit originated in Holland.