Word Test 173

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 06/17/2005

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

a leave of absence

He requested a _______ of 2 weeks to recover from his injury.

to withdrawal from an organization

The CEO formally declared that he would _______ from the company.

to depart secretly

Noticing that the argument was getting heated, he _______ from the room.

the termination of the employment of an employee or a work force

He's not sure if his department will be a part of the _______.

at a distance

Others thought that she was very _______from the conversation.

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."