Language Quiz / Which Word Works?

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

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

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