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Words that Work #3

Here’s the part 3 of the word quiz to test your working vocabulary for your ready reference in writing and in speaking.

If you know them, they would work for you effectively. They will enrich your command of words as an effective writer. They will make you better in speaking. Your communication would be great and you are confident to use them when you know them, their meaning and their limitation in any occasion.

Take your time and good luck.

  • chastise

    • discipline considerably
    • censure severely
    • reprimand conditionally
  • riposte

    • timely reaction
    • quick reply
    • delayed response
  • arrogate

    • illegally acquire
    • legally seize
    • accidentally own
  • sacrosanct

    • immune from criticism
    • solemn to deal with
    • easily offended
  • flummox

    • determine
    • phlegmatic
    • confuse
  • indigence

    • state of dependence
    • state of poverty
    • state of reliance
  • ingenue

    • naive girl
    • mystical creature
    • mechanical engine
  • proficient

    • good at something
    • college teacher
    • office personnel
  • unbeknownst

    • celebrity
    • citizen
    • stranger
  • boondoggle

    • laudable achievement
    • ideal performance
    • useless project

What do you think?

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