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

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