Word Test 601

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 08/30/13

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

stubbornly disobedient; rebellious

The Students for a Democratic Society staged _______ campus sit-ins to protest the war in Vietnam.

marked by unruly or aggressive noisiness; unruly

Two-year-olds can be quite _______ in the "terrible twos."

marked by hot temper and easily provoked anger

The _______ supervisor pitched a fit if anyone suggested he was wrong.

slow in action or expression; causing constipation; stingy

Prejudice and preconception are _______ to originality and creativity.

to hold or treat as of little worth or account; to express a low opinion of; disparage

Staunch conservatives _______ any proponent of universal health care.

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."