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Quiz: How good is your vocabulary?

According to new research, four in 10 pupils in their first year of secondary school have limited vocabulary. How does yours measure up?

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What are your thoughts on this subject?
239 Comments
Linda Stegall
8/10 I wasn't familiar with the word obsequious. Didn't know the definition of salient.
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Oct 17, 2021 9:52PM
Chris Garrett-Petts
10/10 A daily diet of x-words can help.
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Oct 13, 2021 1:43PM
Richard Perkins
Jenny Herringer, Which ones?
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Sep 24, 2021 10:08AM
Richard Perkins
Richard D. Boyle, According to Merriam-Webster Thesaurus, obedient is a synonym.
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Sep 24, 2021 10:07AM
Anne Tisdell
Richard D. Boyle, agree.
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Sep 16, 2021 8:27PM
Vaughn Tolle
Donald Anderson, it does, but the connotation is indeed negative. The quiz doesn't ask for connotation, justd efinition.
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Sep 13, 2021 4:45PM
Richard D. Boyle
Donald Anderson, Obedient has a positive connotation. Obsequious is strongly negative in all contexts.
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Sep 9, 2021 11:53PM
Richard D. Boyle
9/10. None of the choices are appropriate for obedient.
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Sep 9, 2021 11:48PM
horacefredrick
I didn't know a lot of those words but now I do thanks to the answers being there!
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Sep 9, 2021 1:08PM
Isabel Weinberg
9/10. Messed up the third one, didn't think enough. Otherwise easy if you think like the quizmaster!
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Sep 5, 2021 5:41PM
Margaret Blake
ob·se·qui·ous /əbˈsēkwēəs/ Learn to pronounce adjective obedient or attentive to an excessive or Donald Anderson,
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Aug 31, 2021 6:47PM
Jenny Herringer
Some of the answers are questionable.
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Jul 31, 2021 7:34PM
Darlene Davidson
10/10. Top of the class.
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Jul 17, 2021 3:03PM
mjbchloe
Donald Anderson, According to the dictionary, it means, obedient or attentive to an excessive or servile degree.
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Jun 24, 2021 1:36PM
jrgrace
8 of 10 good quiz I'm not sure about a few of the answers.
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Jun 3, 2021 12:47AM

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