#EngQuiz: Word Choice (2)

Hello hello, fellas! Let’s do an #EngQuiz today. Y’all ready?

Today’s #EngQuiz is pretty simple. Choose one correct word which matches the description given in each number.

1. Elude/Allude – to suggest indirectly.

2. Almost/Most – slightly short of, not quite, nearly.

3. Bare/Bear – to carry.

4. Capital/Capitol – building or complex in which the government and legislature meets.

5. Dairy/Diary – a farm where milk and milk products are produced.

6. Collaborate/Corroborate – to support with evidence, to prove true.

7 – Fair/Fare – the fee you pay to ride public transportation.

8. Complement/Compliment – to praise or congratulate.

9. Herd/Heard – a group of animals.

10. Custom/Costume – the outfit worn to represent a particular time, event, or culture.

There goes all 10 #EngQuiz numbers. Take your time answering them. And feel free to check out your dictionary.

Answers:
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1. Allude – to suggest indirectly.
E.g.: She just can’t speak to her ex without alluding to his affair with his secretary.

2. Almost – slightly short of, not quite, nearly.
E.g.: Almost all my friends have graduated from college by now.

3. Bear – to carry.
E.g.: Being the first son, he must bear the burden of the family.

4. Capitol – building or complex in which the government and legislature meets.
E.g.: We will travel to the Capitol this weekend.

5. Dairy – a farm where milk and milk products are produced.
E.g.: Madeleine grew up on a dairy and knows how to churn butter.

6. Corroborate – to support with evidence, to prove true.
E.g.: The testimony corroborated the accused’s statement.

7. Fare – the fee you pay to ride public transportation.
E.g.: They can’t help but to increase the fare, especially with the high petrol price.

8. Compliment – to praise or congratulate.
E.g.: A compliment at the right time could motivate workers.

9. Herd – a group of animals.
E.g.: A herd of cows suddenly crossed the road and blocked my way.

10. Costume – the outfit worn to represent a particular time, event, or culture.
E.g.: What is your costume for Easter going to be?

There goes the correct answers to tonight’s #EngQuiz. How did you fare, fellas? How many did you guess right?

Compiled and written by @Miss_Qiak at @EnglishTips4U on April 2, 2015.

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