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Can you pick which of the two words is being described?

Quiz Updated Oct 13, 2015

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Which word...A or B
...is a transitive verb that is followed by an object?
(A) Lie or (B) Lay
...describes a downward movement?
(A) Dissent or (B) Descent
...should be used (with 'breath') to express suspense?
(A) Bated or (B) Baited
...means 'willing to please'?
(A) Complaisant or (B) Complacent
...is a governing body?
(A) Council or (B) Counsel
...should be used to say that a person is experiencing nausea?
(A) Nauseated or (B) Nauseous
...means 'to continue'?
(A) Proceed or (B) Precede
...is the verb used when naming the country you moved FROM?
(A) Immigrate or (B) Emigrate
...is a collective term for writing materials?
(A) Stationery or (B) Stationary
...indicates a smaller amount that can be counted?
(A) Fewer or (B) Less
...accompanies thunder?
(A) Lightning or (B) Lightening
...means 'to closely examine or study'?
(A) Pour over or (B) Pore over
Which word...A or B
...is a contraction?
(A) It's or (B) Its
...is a preposition used with two persons or things?
(A) Between or (B) Among
...indicates that something will occur soon?
(A) Eminent or (B) Imminent
...is a verb?
(A) Envelop or (B) Envelope
...is a piece of jewelry?
(A) Broach or (B) Brooch
...means 'awake'?
(A) Conscious or (B) Conscience
...authorizes the use of medicine?
(A) Proscribe or (B) Prescribe
...means 'in that order'?
(A) Respectfully or (B) Respectively
...describes the dot above a lowercase i or j?
(A) Title or (B) Tittle
...indicates obtaining permission to do something?
(A) Can or (B) May
...is synonymous with 'earlier'?
(A) Formally or (B) Formerly
...should be used to describe a measurable distance?
(A) Further or (B) Farther

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