Language Quiz / Which Word Works?

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

 Plays Quiz Updated Oct 13, 2015

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

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