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

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