Retailers want people to feel “emacity.”
If something is “canorous” it is…
hard to please
in love with cans
A woman who hopes for a baby hopes that she is “fecund.”
Which of these could be described as “viscous”?
“Defenestration” is a good thing.
If someone is “recalcitrant” they are..
eager to help
easy to please
When does the “denouement” come?
If you are “supine” you are…
not very nice
lying face up
What is the correct way to identify “petrichor”?
What are you doing when you “bombinate”?
Riding a bicycle downhill
Making a humming or buzzing sound
What does “limerence” mean?
You like limes
You don’t like limes
You are infatuated with someone
You walk in straight lines instead of around the circumference
What do you do with a “comestible”?
dance with it
sleep on it
What would you describe as being “mellifluous”?
Which of these sentences correctly uses “ephemeral”?
I don’t care what you think. I am going to ephemeral it anyway.
This is taking forever; it’s so ephemeral!
I wish this night didn’t have to be so ephemeral
Don’t you point that ephemeral at me!
Who is known for having a “commodious” handbag?
What is a “monastic” lifestyle?
all of the above
What are “halcyon” days?
days when you depressed
happiest of your days
days when you lonely
worst days of life
What does it mean to be “zaftig”?
full, rounded figure
What would you do with a “pastiche?”
swim in it
throw it away
Parents want their children to be “miscreants”.
What is a “rapscallion?”
someone who hates scallops
a mischievous person
someone small in stature
an onion with flow
What does it mean to be “punctilious”?
attentive to detail
Which of these is a correct usage of “nefarious”?
The police are on to your nefarious activities.
The nefarious children were given candy for their good deeds.
He was given a medal for his nefarious work.
Don’t you point that nefarious thing at me!
If someone is “lachrymose” what do they do often?
How would you define “flotsam”?
things the sea washes up on shore
evil character in Little Mermaid
wreckage of a ship or cargo floating at sea
things that float in the air
Which of these correctly identifies the word “zenith”?
What does it mean to be “stalwart”?
It is a good thing to be “pernicious.”
What does “ostensible” mean?
appears that way, but not necessarily
We all originated in a “zygote”.
“Qi” is more than a useful scrabble word. What does it mean?
a type of medicine
stem a tirade
circulating life force
How would you characterize “munificent”?
A “termagant” is what?
a failed test
a harsh-tempered woman
a bug that bites
a kind of fruit
What does it mean to do something under “duress”?
to not fully understand
to do so eagerly
to do so quickly
to be pressured
Which of these uses “inchoate” appropriately?
He thought they were done already. The plan was inchoate.
He wasn’t yet ready to share his inchoate plan
I really wish you wouldn’t inchoate all of the time.
She hoped he was feeling inchoate today.
If you are a “haberdasher” you…
eat too much
are in a hurry
deal in clothing
cook great food
What is a “fen?”
kind of fiddle
kind of cheese
low, marshy area
rugged, mountainous area
When something is “ubiquitous” it is…
hard to find
louder than normal
difficult to understand
What does it mean if something is “exigent”?
looking to leave
has dry skin
demanding immediate attention
making amends for
What are you if you’re a “polyglot”?
unwilling to change
holding things up
able to speak many languages
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