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

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