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

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

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