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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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31
Men Have Got a Lot to Answer For! 10 questions

Yes, men have got a lot to answer for! You don't have to belong to Mensa to understand this menagerie of words beginning with MEN. Can you define their meaning?
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Plodd
405 plays
32
N's Never Nonsocial 10 questions

Not every word starting with the "N" sound has to start with an N. Sometimes, N is very social, and doesn't mind being the second letter of a word. Take the quiz to find out what I mean. Forgive me for the title; it had to be alliterative.
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salami_swami
498 plays
33
Vocabulary Fun 10 questions

Do you know your vocabulary? If so, you should do well on this word quiz.
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SKR
8889 plays
34
Crazy Job Descriptions 15 questions

The following questions describe occupations. Some are more serious definitions, some not so. But all of the words end in -ing. Ready, set, go!
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ravenskye
5736 plays
35
Digestion Questioners 10 questions

This is a quiz about the major people who question digestion--the digestive studiers. You might want to play this in the Interactive (Flash) version so you can read the blurbs as you go along. This is my first quiz on FunTrivia, so I hope you like it!
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body4me
1545 plays
36
Unusual Adjectives 10 questions

Here are 10 questions on some rather unusual adjectives. Enjoy!
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nerthus
1776 plays
37
Words You Can Chew On 10 questions

Some words just sound good, don't they? The words in this quiz are all adjectives chosen simply because I like the way they sound. Maybe you'd like to add some to your everyday vocabulary.
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jellow_10
4671 plays
38
Word Definitions 25 questions

A quiz on unusual words, one for each letter of the alphabet from A to Y. (The max is 25 questions!) Match the word with the correct definition. These are tough but educational. I hope you have as much fun taking the quiz as I did looking up the words!
Tough
Pat6789
5253 plays
39
Uncommon Words from A to Z 10 questions

From Abditive to Zamboni, match each word with the proper definition.
Easy
nyirene330
May 06 17
483 plays
40
Funniest Words Ever 10 questions

The English language never ceases to amaze me. Here are ten rather silly words to weave into your vocabulary when you feel like showing off!
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heatherlois
786 plays
41
English: she are hard! 10 questions

The English language has many words with multiple meanings and many letter combinations that are pronounced differently. The following are a few examples of these idiosyncrasies.
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ticky100
1530 plays
42
Word Power 10 questions

Want to join the "in" crowd? Here are 10 adjectives that begin with the prefix 'in', and end with the suffix 'able'. So if you're ready and "able", delve "in" to this test designed to make words more accessible to you.
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THE TRIVIA KNIGHT
4278 plays
43
Random Trip through Dictionary Land 10 questions

Here is a random trip through dictionary land, English is a rich language if you only look into its treasure chests.
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Bruyere
2751 plays
44
Words with the prefix 'Para' 10 questions

A quiz on words beginning with Para... some easy, some not-so-easy. Either way, enjoy!
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heatherlois
495 plays
45
Diss Words for Eliza Doolittle 15 questions

Eliza just embarrassed Henry Higgins by screaming "bloody right"! Let's help her by matching her lower class terms of disrespect with the term a refined lady would use that would be less offensive or politically correct.
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SixShutouts66
Mar 19 17
258 plays
46
Thingummyjigs and Whatchamacallits 10 questions

A general quiz about thingummybobs, whatsits and doodads.
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kino76
Apr 28 17
357 plays
47
Random Promenade through the Dictionary 10 questions

Here's another random trip through dictionary land, by popular request. Have a safe and pleasant journey through a standard collegiate version.
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Bruyere
1731 plays
48
Sounds Fishy To Me 10 questions

Take two words, both with the same spelling and both pronounced alike. One is the name of a fish. I'll give you the definition of the other word - and you type in the word that applies to both. Have fun.
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Creedy
564 plays
49
Nym-ble with -nym's 15 questions

The suffix "-nym" comes from the Greek for "name". Many English words end with "-nym". Do you know them? You may find that some questions will contain subtle hints to the answer. Have fun!
Tough
Jordanar18
360 plays
50
Dictionary Definitions 10 questions

How well do you know the dictionary? Here is a little quiz. Good Luck and Have Fun!
Tough
thelowspark
1992 plays
51
Word Definitions 15 questions

How big is your vocabulary? Try to pick the correct definitions to words in this fairly easy quiz.
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stalkworthybabe
3009 plays
52
"Un" Is the Loneliest... 10 questions

Match the 'un' word to the correct definition.
Easy
nyirene330
633 plays
53
More Misunderstood Words 10 questions

Match the descriptions with the correct words.
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nyirene330
858 plays
54
Intentionally Easy Meanings 10 questions

Today's society has lost faith in its education system. Let's see if they're right.
Easy
DeiDei
4590 plays
55
Size and Shape 10 questions

Check out this quiz on vocabulary words related to size and shape.
Easy
shs05
858 plays
56
Military Vocabulary 10 questions

These are some of the most common terms used in the military today.
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YOPAPA
3720 plays
57
Cide Ways 10 questions

There's a sober side and a funny side, and then there's -cide, meaning killing of ____. Decide which cide fits best. Enjoy!
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alexis722
537 plays
58
Words that End With ET 10 questions

I'll give you the meaning of a word, just add ET to mean a new word. Good luck with the quiz.
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diamondjim68
738 plays
59
Walking With Webster 15 questions

A very hard vocabulary quiz on words that can be found in the New Merriam-Webster Dictionary. For all questions I will give you the definition and you must choose the word from the choices given. Some definitions may be shortened.
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smarmie19
1941 plays
60
Word Definitions 10 questions

If you love words and are fascinated by their meanings this will be a piece of cake for you! I hope you might learn something new as well - enjoy. All definitions are from Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
Difficult
Mink
1578 plays
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