Word Test 380

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 06/05/09

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

deep personal humiliation and disgrace

The _______ of his arrest kept him from outside contact.

mournful, dismal

Her _______ expression silently spoke her sorrow.

having a sullen, gloomy disposition

People avoided Bill because he was so sulky and _______.

publicly disgraceful, contemptuous, infamous

Their heated debate was peppered with _______ epithets.

hot-tempered, angry, irate

His _______ nature always got him into arguments.

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."