74% of adults don’t know the correct meaning of these words…

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A head-scratching new quiz has challenged gamers to define a variety of well-known words.

Many of these words, such as hapless and bereft, are used in everyday language, while others, including bombastic, aren’t as common.

According to the puzzle creator Avi Blum, only 74% of adults get all of the below right.

So how well can you do? More at The Sun.

Apologies for linking to The Sun, but it is a good quiz. Let us know your results- I got 14.

11 thoughts on “74% of adults don’t know the correct meaning of these words…

  1. quote: “circumlocution – the use of many words where fewer would do, especially in a deliberate attempt to be vague or evasive.”
    Also see “Politician”? 🙂

    1. My excuse is that some of the definitions don’t seem to have the right shade of meaning for the words they’re tied to.

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