Word Test 27

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 08/30/2002

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

to promote the growth of

Putting down fertilizer _______ the trees and bushes.

cheerfully confident, optimistic

When times are tough, have a _______ attitude

an error in chronology

When making a time line, it is very important to avoid _______.

to get used to different surroundings

When the NBA player was drafted, he had to _______ himself to the new city

leaving no doubt

The lawyer won the case quickly and _______

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."