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

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