Word Test 321

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 04/18/08

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

person or thing that is chronologically out of place; one from a former age that is incongruous in the present

To have Sherlock Holmes call Watson on his cell phone, would be a(n) _______.

to delay an action or proceeding

The committee voted to _______ their decision until the next week.

occurring at the same time.

In a TV satellite transmission with a delay in voice transmission, the words were not _______ with the visual.

marked by long duration or frequent recurrence

The _______ of his complaints made the boy an unwelcome guest.

marked by exact adherence to an appointed time

The trouble with being _______ is that nobody's there to appreciate it.

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."