Can You Crack This Tricky Vocabulary Quiz?

 Welcome to another round of our favorite English quiz - the Vocabulary quiz! Can you successfully define these 12 tricky English words? We're counting on you!
 
 
Define the word "Acquiesce"
Tell a secret
Surrender to the enemy
Smell something horrible
Agree to a request
 
 
Choose a synonym for the word "Conundrum"
Idea
Trouble
Dilemma
Solution
 
 
"Her speech was scintillating, and was well received." In this sentence, what does "Scintillating" mean?
Serious and to the point
Wordy and verbose
Short and sweet
Brilliant and exciting
 
 
If a person is a "Sycophant" - what does it mean?
They are insane
They flatter their bosses
They lose their temper
They are liars
 
 
If a person is "Agelastic" - what does that make them?
They don't laugh
They are very flexible
They do not show their age
They are of high social standing
 
 
"It was his hubris that eventually lead to his downfall." In this sentence, what does "Hubris" mean?
Stubborness
Rage
Pride
Greed
 
 
Define the word "Euphemism".
Using a milder word
A long and uninterrupted sleep
Intense joy
Something that has been dead a long time
 
 
"Everyone says she's sad, but I think it's a misnomer." What does the person mean by this sentence?
That the person is very sad indeed
That the person is not actually sad
That people think the person isn't sad when in fact she is
That the person will not be sad for long
 
 
If someone is hedonistic, what kind of people are they?
Atheist
Addicted to pleasures
Addicted to happiness
Addicted to heroin
 
 
Which of these is an Antonym for the word "Metaphor"?
Similie
Literal
Hypothesis
Dream
 
 
"He was being glib, so I sent him to the principal's office." In this sentence, what does "Glib" mean?
Talkative
Lying
Shouting
Insincere
 
 
What does the word "Quagmire" mean?
A big crowd of people
A large group of women
A problematic situation
A period of time where little happens
Try Again?
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Good Work!
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You Aced This Quiz!
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