Language Quiz / Which Word Works?

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

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