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

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