Word Test 334

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 07/18/08
YELLOW: caution and cowardice

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

a caution; warning

"_______ emptor" means "let the buyer beware."

statement of grave counsel; exhortation: a warning

A timely _______ changed his travel plans.

to foretell, esp. from omens

The black cat's crossing did not _______ well for the upcoming meeting.

lacking courage and resolution, contemptibly timid, cowardly

Instead of standing up to the boss, he made a _______ escape out the side door.

unmanly, gutless, cowardly

By failing to support the President, Frist was called the most _______ politician in Washington.

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."