Word Test 550

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 09/07/12

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

promiscuous and unprincipled in sexual matters; having no regard for accepted rules or standards

The matrons and virgins of Babylon freely mingled with the men in _______ banquets; and as they felt the intoxication of wine and love, they gradually, and almost completely, threw aside the encumbrance of dress.

showing excessive sexual drive; lustful; concupiscent, prurient

I have spent my life critiquing the secular culture's attitudes toward the feminine, especially in my book 'Hating Women,' where I decry a culture that has reduced women to the _______ man's plaything.

lacking moral restraint; indulging in sensual pleasures or vices; with nerves unstrung; weak

They find on the contrary that some of it is what Plato calls "_______," i.e. dissolving or relaxing the fibres of the will

lacking standards of selection; indiscriminate or casual; derogatory having or characterized by many transient sexual relationships

The meme that "gays and bisexual men are incredibly _______" is a favorite of religious right spokespeople.

growing profusely; luxuriant; lively; playful; sexually immodest or promiscuous

This kind of what I call _______ stupidity, where an industry delivers a sub-standard tech and then quickly upgrades it to encourage additional sales volumes sucks.

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."