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

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