Word Test 310

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 02/01/08

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

an unsweetened custard pie usually having a savory filling

_______ Lorraine contains eggs and bacon.

a characteristic feature or quality conferring prestige or status.

Truman Capote said, "Being rich doesn't have the _______ it used to."

blunder; especially : a social blunder or a breach of etiquette.

In Japan, entering a house with your shoes on is a _______.

a fence of stakes especially for defense or fortification.

Old forts were often surrounded by a _______ of stout poles with pointed tops.

the supporting frame of a structure, as in an automobile.

After the wreck, the car was dented, but the _______ was intact.

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."