25 Vocabulary Words

You will be given the definition and you have to choose the correct answer.

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Cleverly amusing in tone.

antebellum
bowdlerize
facetious

Shedding foliage at the end of the growing season.

equinox
deciduous
expurgate

Grant freedom to, as from slavery or servitude

enfranchise
antebellum
abjure

Belonging to a period before war.

bellicose
antebellum
circumlocution

An indirect way of expressing something.

circumlocution
circumnavigate
enfranchise

Having a bad disposition; surly.

churlish
enervate
diffident

Be in contradiction with.

chicanery
belie
bellicose

The basic monetary unit of most members of the European Union.

euro
circumlocution
chicanery

Revoke formally.

abrogate
auspicious
expurgate

Having or showing a ready disposition to fight.

diffident
chicanery
bellicose

Tending to vanish like vapor.

evanescent
enervate
acumen

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expurgate
bowdlerize
circumnavigate

Shrewdness shown by keen insight.

churlish
evanescent
acumen

Travel around, either by plane or ship.

abjure
epiphany
circumnavigate

A threadlike strand of DNA that carries genes.

acumen
chromosome
belie

Harmful to living things.

deleterious
acumen
equinox

Formally reject or disavow a formerly held belief.

belie
abjure
bellicose

The use of tricks to deceive someone.

facetious
abstemious
chicanery

Showing modest reserve.

enervate
abstemious
diffident

Weaken mentally or morally.

expurgate
enervate
euro

A divine manifestation.

belie
chromosome
epiphany

When the sun crosses the plane of the earth's equator.

facetious
abrogate
equinox

Augring favorable circumstances and good luck.

auspicious
deleterious
equinox

Marked by the temperance in indulgence.

acumen
circumnavigate
abstemious