Word Test 373

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 4/17/09

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

a cosmetic for making the eyelashes darker and more prominent

Women apply _______ to their eyelashes to add length and prominence.

social gathering of persons wearing masks and often fantastic costumes; to disguise oneself; façade

Mephistopheles has been said to _______ as the angel of light.

low-ceilinged story between two main stories of a building, often projecting as a balcony

One could look over the balcony of the _______ to see the mass of theatergoers.

the underside of a part of a building, particularly the eave

The carpenter used fiberglass for the _______ section under the eaves.

one who excels in the technique of an art; a highly skilled musical performer

Yo-Yo Ma is a cello _______.

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."