Word Test 174

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 06/24/2005

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

A person from whom one is descended; an ancestor.

They learned most of their family history from their _______.


Her _______ brings her so much joy.

future generations

It is immoral to make _______ responsible for the debts accumulated today, as they have no say in the matter.


All 12 of those boys are _______.

something received from an ancestor or predecessor or from the past

His many writings comprise a large part of his _______ left to the public.

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."