Word Test 37

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 11/08/2002

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

able to contain much; large, roomy

The future bride chose a _______ reception hall to accommodate her large guest list.

melodious, musical

He chose to listen to the _______ birds in his yard rather than turn on the radio

a flood of light; great luster or brightness; splendor

The rising sun colored the sea with _______.

to soften; to ease, to lessen

The refreshing winds _______ the summer's heat.

presenting favorable circumstances

The weather was most _______, so we went for a walk.

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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."