Words that Work #5

Here’s the part 5 of the 10-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.

  • bedizen

    • to dress gaudily,
    • to dress simply,
    • to dress in bed
  • ostensible

    • demonstrably true,
    • possibly true,
    • extremely true
  • tome

    • biography
    • sepulchers’ lists
    • scholarly book
  • canicular

    • dog days of summer
    • receptacle
    • telescope
  • lambaste

    • to assault physically,
    • to attack verbally,
    • to harass seriously
  • metier

    • something that measures
    • something a person put on his hands
    • something a person does very well
  • regardless

    • despite everything
    • less important thing
    • appreciate everything
  • sophistry

    • wise reasoning
    • deceptive reasoning
    • secondary reasoning
  • asseverate

    • to assert lightly
    • to say confidently
    • to declare earnestly
  • pyrotechnics

    • display of techniques
    • display of fireworks
    • display of plastics

What do you think?

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