Word Test 21

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 07/19/2002

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


Joe tried to _______ the results of the election.


You should listen to the advice of a _______ professor.

to remove oneself from participation to prevent a conflict of interest

Due to the fact that the judge's wife was on the board of directors of the company in question, the judge wanted to _______ himself from the case, and he did.

an opportune time

It may be _______ to buy stocks for the long-term.

to analyze the arrangement of words in a sentence

The press does its best to _______ Alan Greenspan's speeches

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."