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According to the "Merriam-Webster Dictionary", a simple definition of the term "definition" is "an explanation of the meaning of a word, phrase, etc., a statement that defines a word, phrase, etc., a statement that describes what something is, a clear or perfect example of a person or thing". Okay? Let's see if you known the meanings of the words in the following quizzes!   

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trivia quiz  What Do These Words Mean? cool 25 questions
Average, 25 Qns, DakotaNorth, Aug 11 01

In this quiz I will give you the definition of the word and you have to choose the correct word. Sounds easy, right?
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DakotaNorth gold member
Aug 11 01
11793 plays
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trivia quiz  Words Easily Confused cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, thejazzkickazz, Jan 07 05

The English language contains a number of words that sound so similar they are confused very easily. In large part, these are homophones, but this is not always the case. Please partake in this quiz as we sample some of these awkward cases. Good luck!
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thejazzkickazz gold member
Jan 07 05
13635 plays
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trivia quiz  The Eggheads Exciting Expedition cool 10 questions
Easy, 10 Qns, Plodd, Mar 13 11

The Scrambled Eggheads take you on an exciting expedition of words beginning, not with eggs, but with EX. Can you define their meaning?
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Plodd
Mar 13 11
1509 plays
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trivia quiz  Tea Shop or Taoiseach? cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, glendathecat, Nov 12 10

Tea Shop, Taoiseach (Irish prime minister), Bar or Barre? Each of these words or phrases relates to the world of tea drinking, Irish politics, alcohol or ballet. Can you work out which is which?
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glendathecat
Nov 12 10
753 plays
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trivia quiz  Crossword Words cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, NatalieW, Dec 09 03

Have you ever noticed that crosswords and crossword compilers seem to have their own obscure language? Words that you'd never think of using in everyday conversation appear in crosswords with head-scratching frequency. Here are a few of them!
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NatalieW editor
Dec 09 03
6018 plays
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match quiz  Words Too Easily Confused cool 15 questions
Average, 15 Qns, FatherSteve, Sep 04 16

Some English words are entirely too much like others, while having completely different meanings. How many of these too-similar words can you properly sort?
Average
FatherSteve gold member
Sep 04 16
1092 plays
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match quiz  Words Too Easily Confused, Set Three cool 10 questions
Easy, 10 Qns, FatherSteve, Sep 23 16

Some English words are entirely too much like others, while having completely different meanings. How many of these too-similar words can you properly sort?
Easy
FatherSteve gold member
Sep 23 16
1431 plays
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trivia quiz  Funny Cide cool 10 questions
Easy, 10 Qns, Jennifer5, Apr 20 15

The racehorse named Funny Cide won the Kentucky Derby in 2003. His name made me think of words ending in the suffix -cide, of which there are several. Here are just ten of them.
Easy
Jennifer5 gold member
Apr 20 15
363 plays
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trivia quiz  ...And Sometimes Y cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, guitargoddess, Jan 19 10

I'll give you the definition or a description of a word that has no vowels except for 'y' and you type the word. They are all common words, and spelling counts!
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guitargoddess editor
Jan 19 10
1197 plays
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trivia quiz  Four Letter Words cool 25 questions
Average, 25 Qns, spanishliz, Jan 31 01

No, not swear words, just a selection of words of four letters for you to define. Just choose the definition that you think is correct. All words can be found in the Concise Oxford Dictionary.
Average
spanishliz editor
Jan 31 01
4179 plays
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trivia quiz  Ouch! I Hurt My Head! cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, deputygary, Jul 25 09

Head to the head of the class with this quiz concerning the uses of the word "head." Go ahead and play. I guarantee it is not over your head.
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deputygary
Jul 25 09
2490 plays
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match quiz  Words Too Easily Confused, Set Eleven cool 10 questions
Easy, 10 Qns, FatherSteve, Nov 19 17

Some English words are entirely too much like others, while having completely different meanings. How many of these too-similar words can you properly sort?
Easy
FatherSteve gold member
Nov 19 17
696 plays
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trivia quiz  Let's Play a Game of Crambo cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, MacaroniPants, Jan 25 12

Crambo is a centuries-old word guessing game with a focus on rhyming. Assume the role of a player deciphering which vocabulary word is being described. All vocabulary words will rhyme. Example in first question.
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MacaroniPants
Jan 25 12
486 plays
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trivia quiz  More Crossword Words cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, NatalieW, Dec 17 03

More weird words from the obscure language of the crossword compiler. Once again, any dictionary definitions are taken from the Oxford English Dictionary Online, www.oed.com.
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NatalieW editor
Dec 17 03
3516 plays
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match quiz  Lexical Tinder Dates cool 10 questions
Easy, 10 Qns, LadyCaitriona, Sep 13 17

You've matched with ten people on Tinder! Based on each person's profile, what kind of date will you plan? The word to match will be given in capital letters.
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LadyCaitriona gold member
Sep 13 17
486 plays
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trivia quiz  Putting Your Foot in Your Mouth, And Eating It cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, demurechicky, Aug 01 09

An Author Challenge by gk9760, inspired me to keep my feet firmly on the ground and pen this quiz which relates to the terminology for various eating habits. Reference is made to www.wordinfo.info. Good luck!
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demurechicky gold member
Aug 01 09
1302 plays
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trivia quiz  Western Wranglers Wrangling Whatchamacallits cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, tazman6619, Dec 31 11

Jump in the saddle and come with me, it is time to become a word wrangler. We have many stray dogies on the prairie that need to be rounded up. Can you rope in these words from the definitions provided? Yeehaw and giddy up.
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tazman6619 gold member
Dec 31 11
981 plays
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match quiz  Check Your 'Tude cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, kino76, Jul 23 17

Can you match the correct 'tude' with its definition? Most of the definitions and etymologies come from the "American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition" and "Merriam-Webster" dictionary, unless otherwise indicated.
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kino76
Jul 23 17
324 plays
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trivia quiz  An Expedition Full of FUN! cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, moonraker2, Jan 13 14

Each of the words used throughout the following 'journey' contain the three letters 'FUN', but do you know the definition of these rarely used words?
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moonraker2 gold member
Jan 13 14
570 plays
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trivia quiz  I've Forgotten my Name! cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, celicadriver, Jul 23 11

These objects, tools, and devices have developed amnesia. They know what they do and what kinds of people use them, but they don't remember their names. Take the quiz and help them recover their lost memories.
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celicadriver
Jul 23 11
1659 plays
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trivia quiz  Be Careful What You Ask For cool 10 questions
Very Easy, 10 Qns, emiloony, Oct 24 14

A boating trip on the Thames sounds a delightful prospect! But first of all we need to go shopping for a few essentials, just be careful what you ask for...or face the consequences.
Very Easy
emiloony gold member
Oct 24 14
879 plays
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trivia quiz  Suffix it to Say... cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, nyirene330, Dec 01 15

Can you define these 'isms, 'ities, and 'ologies?
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nyirene330
Dec 01 15
579 plays
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trivia quiz  Killing and Killers cool 10 questions
Easy, 10 Qns, Lord_Digby, Mar 26 09

The English language has words that relate to killing and killers. How many of these words do you know?
Easy
Lord_Digby
Mar 26 09
2292 plays
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trivia quiz  Misunderstood Words cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, nyirene330, Dec 14 12

Can you match the definition with the correct word?
Average
nyirene330
Dec 14 12
1461 plays
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match quiz  Words Too Easily Confused, Set Four cool 10 questions
Very Easy, 10 Qns, FatherSteve, Oct 05 16

Some English words are entirely too much like others, while having completely different meanings. How many of these too-similar words can you properly sort?
Very Easy
FatherSteve gold member
Oct 05 16
1059 plays
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trivia quiz  What Do They Study? cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, crisw, Apr 22 00

I give you the name of the profession, you choose what they study!
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crisw gold member
Apr 22 00
5877 plays
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match quiz  Words Too Easily Confused, Set Ten cool 10 questions
Easy, 10 Qns, FatherSteve, Jul 10 17

Some English words are entirely too much like others, while having completely different meanings. How many of these too-similar words can you properly sort?
Easy
FatherSteve gold member
Jul 10 17
804 plays
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match quiz  Words Too Easily Confused, Set Six cool 10 questions
Very Easy, 10 Qns, FatherSteve, Oct 25 16

Some English words are entirely too much like others, while having completely different meanings. How many of these too-similar words can you properly sort?
Very Easy
FatherSteve gold member
Oct 25 16
1182 plays
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match quiz  Words Too Easily Confused, Set Eight cool 10 questions
Very Easy, 10 Qns, FatherSteve, Nov 14 16

Some English words are entirely too much like others, while having completely different meanings. How many of these too-similar words can you properly sort?
Very Easy
FatherSteve gold member
Nov 14 16
972 plays
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match quiz  It's The End Of The Word As We Know It 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, kino76, Sep 16 17

Suffixes are part of our daily language use, but do you know what each suffix group denotes when it appears at the end of a word? Match the suffix to the correct definition.
Average
kino76
Sep 16 17
354 plays
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