Word Test 360

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 01/16/09

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

reliable beyond a doubt; irreproachable

The reporter claimed the "rumor" was from an _______ source.

devotion to the truth : truthfulness; conformity with truth or fact : accuracy

Bill's sincerity underscored the _______ of his story.

free from ostentation, elegance, or affectation : modest; prosaic

The Spartans lived an _______ life style.

to deviate from the truth : equivocate, lie

When Pinocchio would _______, his nose would grow.

to cause to turn aside or away from what is good or true or morally right : corrupt

A dishonest judge could _______ the cause of justice.

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."