Is Your Vocabulary Good Enough To Pass This Synonym Quiz?

EDUCATION

By: Isadora Teich

5 Min Quiz

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About This Quiz

Do you think that your English vocabulary skills are truly top notch? Due to the unique history of English and its roots in Greek, Latin, Germanic languages and more, many experts think that the English language might have more words than any other language. From common everyday slang to the kind of words you would only see on the SATs, there is so much more to English than meets the eye. The majority of English speakers only use a very small fraction of the language's many words. 

English is also one of the most used international languages, which means it has picked up and adopted many words from other languages, is spoken differently in dozens of countries, and is changing all the time. Any given adjective could potentially have dozens of synonyms. Sometimes, even the same word can change meaning over time, without anything else about it changing. A changing language can be a lot to keep up with, but any true vocabulary master knows just what to do. 

If you are a language lover who knows the many wacky and wonderful words of the English language like the back of your hand, put your brainpower to the ultimate test with this wordy quiz! 

Learn

To apprentice is a synonym for to learn. Others are master, grasp and study.

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Forest

Woodland is a synonym for forest. Others include bosk, timberland and silva.

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Love

Devotion is one of love's many synonyms. Others include attachment, fervor, and amity.

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Smooth

Velvety is a synonym of smooth. Silky, creamy and sleek are other synonyms.

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Home

Shelter is a synonym of home. Others include dwelling, roost and domicile.

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Blue

Blue is a color. Synonyms include indigo, azure and cerulean.

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Spring

Seedtime is a synonym for the season spring. Others include springtide, blackberry winter and the vernal season.

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Wife

Spouse is a synonym for wife. Others include bride, companion and partner.

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Mystery

Enigma is a synonym of mystery. Others include mindboggler, conundrum and secret.

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Peace

Accord is a synonym of peace. Others include armistice, reconciliation and harmony.

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Ignorant

Uninformed is a synonym of ignorant. Insensible, moronic and naive are other synonyms.

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Scream

Howl is a synonym of scream. Other synonyms are screech, cry and wail.

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Hot

Sizzling is a synonym of hot. Others are torrid, sultry and thermogenic.

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Brown

Bronze is a synonym for brown. Others include ecru, tawny and chestnut.

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Intelligent

Brainy is a synonym of intelligent. Other adjectives include smart, shrewd and wise.

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Foreign

Exotic is a synonym for foreign. Other synonyms are alien, offshore and extrinsic.

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Food

Board is a synonym of food. Others include comestible, grub and cuisine.

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Journey

Quest is a synonym of journey. Others include adventure, expedition and odyssey.

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Ghost

Phantom is a synonym of ghost. A ghost is a spirit of the dead.

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Fire

Inferno is a synonym of fire. Others include blaze, flames and conflagration.

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Rich

Rich is an adjective meaning to have a lot of money. Wealthy, affluent and plush are synonyms.

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Sky

The heavens is a synonym for the sky. Other synonyms include firmament and celestial sphere.

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Tall

Towering is a synonym of tall. Others include giant, lofty and lanky.

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End

Edge is a synonym of end. Others include boundary, cusp and limitation.

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Hatred

Contempt is a synonym of hatred. Others include rancor, abhorrence and animosity.

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Beauty

Loveliness is a synonym of beauty. Other synonyms include charm, allure and comeliness.

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Sweet

Honeyed is a synonym of sweet. Others include candied, syrupy and saccharine.

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Baby

Newborn is a synonym for baby. Others are nursling, cherub or babe.

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Hunger

Famishment is a synonym for hunger. Others include appetite, ravenousness, and starvation.

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Ocean

Sea is a synonym for ocean. Other synonyms of ocean are brine, main and Davy Jones' Locker.

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Play

To play means to have fun. Synonyms include carouse, revel and make merry.

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Crazy

Insane is a synonym of crazy. Others include barmy, deranged and moonstruck.

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Reality

Actuality is a synonym of reality. Matter, truth and materiality are other synonyms.

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Man

Fellow is a synonym for man. Guy, sir and son are other synonyms.

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Red

Crimson is a synonym for red. Carmine, cherry and vermillion are more synonyms.

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