Word Test 365

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 02/20/09

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

to look on or give unwanted or intrusive comments, advice or criticism, especially during a card game

Only a simpleton would dare _______ in a serious chess match.

a person of integrity and honor

For his selflessness and diplomacy, Jimmy Carter is certainly a _______.

to complain habitually, gripe; a person who always complains

Jimmy Breslin's comment, "Rage is the only quality which has kept me...writing columns for newspapers, " qualifies him as _______.

to eat a snack or light meal; munch

How delicious to _______ on turkey sandwiches late Thanksgiving night.

something cheap, shoddy, or inferior

Many low-budget films have only _______ value

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."