Word Test 169

Improve Your Vocabulary

There is nothing more important in life than being able to master the power of communication. A good vocabulary is a like driving a car with rocket fuel instead of leaded gasoline. Words can power your career into high gear and increase your understanding of others.

From 2002-2014 we posted our Word of the Day and subsequently our Weekend Word Tests for 650 Consecutive Weeks or 12 ½ years, to help our viewers improve and expand their vocabulary. If you are serious about improving your vocabulary, our Word Test Library will challenge you to learn words you may never have known existed.

For the Week ending 05/20/2005

Directions: Choose the word that matches with the definition and appropriately fits into the blank space in the sentence.

a word that is formed by combining two words

Florida's Tamiami Trail is a _______ of the words Tampa and Miami.

a skillfull writer

A _______ can make complex issues easy to understand.

a deliberately misleading story

Many reporters print one _______ after another.

a student

She is a _______ at Penn State University.

to understand by breaking a sentence down into its component parts

The speech was difficult to understand, so they decided to _______ one sentence at a time.

We would like to thank Dr. Andrew Jamieson, MD, of Vancouver, Washington for his articulate contribution of words he supplied for the many years he served as our "eHappyLife Word Specialist."