English Vocabulary Blackbook Phrases Quiz

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What term refers to a solution for all difficulties or diseases?


What word means 'belonging to the same time'?


Who is a person living in the same age with another called?


What does the term 'obsolete' mean?

Something no longer in use

What is the term for 'something that cannot be avoided and is certain to happen'?


Who is a person who can endure pain or hardship without showing feelings or complaining?


'Ambidextrous' refers to a person who is able to do what?

Use both hands equally well

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  • Panacea refers to a solution for all difficulties or diseases.
  • Contemporary means belonging to the same time or age as another person or thing.
  • Obsolete refers to something that is no longer in use.
  • Epitaph is an inscription on a tombstone in memory of the person who has died.
  • Inevitable refers to something that cannot be avoided or is certain to happen.
  • Stoic is a person who can endure pain or hardship without showing their feelings or complaining.
  • Ambidextrous refers to a person who is able to use their left and right hands equally well.
  • Aviary is a place where birds are kept.
  • Incorrigible refers to a person who cannot be corrected or reformed.
  • Omniscient means all-knowing or having complete knowledge.
  • Cartographer is a person who draws or makes maps.
  • Illegible refers to handwriting that is difficult or impossible to read.
  • Infallible refers to a person who cannot make mistakes.
  • Utopia is an imagined society where everything is perfect and everyone is happy, a place of ideal perfection especially in laws, government, and social conditions.
  • Altruist is someone who makes charitable donations intended to increase human wellbeing.
  • Amateur is a person who plays for pleasure rather than as a profession or a person who is neither well-experienced nor professional in a particular activity.
  • Chauffeur is a person employed to drive a private or hired car.

Test your knowledge of English vocabulary with this quiz based on phrases from the Blackbook of 200 Most Repeated Words. Identify the meanings of phrases and improve your understanding of complex words and expressions.

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