Six months ago, we started Words On Wednesdays as a way to improve our vocabulary and practice our writing at the same time. Since then, hundreds of writers have participated.
Now, it’s time for a review. The aim was to help you improve your vocabulary, so here’s a quiz to see what you retained.
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Question 1 of 13
It is the _________ truth that this antediluvian typewriter needs ribbon to make it work.CorrectIncorrect
Question 2 of 13
They could _________ no outline through the thick fog, even in the satellite’s glow.CorrectIncorrect
Question 3 of 13
The blighted woman’s cries were __________ as they pulled her from the dock, shouting her innocence to anyone who would listen.CorrectIncorrect
Question 4 of 13
A plague of _________ is sweeping the country. No one cares a fig for anyone.CorrectIncorrect
Question 5 of 13
He removed the __________from the brackish water, the pungent smell overwhelming him as he cleaned the fossils.CorrectIncorrect
Question 6 of 13
With the __________ of Venus in Sagittarius, the other planets formed a unique tessellation of incomparable beauty.CorrectIncorrect
Question 7 of 13
As the noise of the __________ grew nearer I wondered if she have any compunction to tell the garda the truth of the accident.CorrectIncorrect
Question 8 of 13
Crude oil seeped from the tanker, the toxic sludge tarring the _________ beach.CorrectIncorrect
Question 9 of 13
____________ women provide a quintessential example of the art of lying.CorrectIncorrect
Question 10 of 13
Plonk it there, he told her ___________ a place in the corner by the vat of hooch.CorrectIncorrect
Question 11 of 13
She cried as she re-read the contract. Mr. Peevers in his ___________ was about to repossess her home.CorrectIncorrect
Question 12 of 13
She _________ stamped her feet and then threw herself on the bed in a manic fit.CorrectIncorrect
Question 13 of 13
The department official held the stamp above the passport. Her breath caught. Would she be ruined? Or would she be one of the many __________ left in the state.CorrectIncorrect
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