Word Test 333

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 07/11/08

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

a feeling of resentment from a slight or insult

The playwright took _______ at the critic's panning review.

a fit or state of indignation

The Scot was in high _______ at the slander of his clan.

anger or resentment; aggravation

He quit his job in a fit of _______.

to perplex or embarrass; disconcert; abash

Sudden attention may _______ the shy person.

having one's self-confidence destroyed; disconcerted; embarrassed

He was _______ by her refusal to dance with him.

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."