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

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

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