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

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