Can You Pass This Word Association Test?

EDUCATION

Becky

5 Min Quiz

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About This Quiz

Word associations are fun. We think they are so much fun, we could do them every day. If you are a fan of word associations, then this is the quiz for you.

Word associations are a game that encourages players to name a word that "goes" with a stated word. Although word associations are fun and can be a great game, they can also be used for college entrance tests, employment exams and psychological evaluations. Apparently, the words we associate with other words tell people something about us. Now, we can agree that if an examiner shows an examinee the word "kitten" on a card, and the examinee states the word "murder" as the associated word, we might begin to worry, but for the most part, we just don't get it. But, not to worry, failing this word association quiz won't earn you a room at the nearest psychiatric hospital, but acing it will earn you bragging rights. In fact, we know that this word association will be such a challenge that we dare you to answer each of these 35 questions correctly. Challenge your friends to do the same.

Are you ready to find out if you are a master of the English language? Let's get started.

Clever

Smart is a synonym for clever. Stupid and dumb are antonyms.

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Essential

Important is a synonym for essential. Irrelevant and useless are antonyms.

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Fascinating

Interesting is a synonym for fascinating. Boring and commonplace are antonyms.

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Specific

Exact is a synonym for specific. Random and inexact are antonyms.

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Temperamental

Moody is a synonym for temperamental. Calm and consistent are antonyms.

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Perilous

Dangerous is a synonym for perilous. Safe and stable are antonyms.

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Ravishing

Beautiful is a synonym for ravishing. Ugly and unattractive are antonyms.

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Honorable

Trustworthy is a synonym for honorable. Dishonest and unethical are antonyms.

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Mischievous

Naughty is a synonym for mischievous. Obedient and behaved are antonyms.

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Orderly

Tidy is a synonym for orderly. Messy and disheveled are antonyms.

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Retort

Respond is a synonym for retort. Request and question are antonyms.

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Interrogate

Question is a synonym for interrogate. Answer and reply are antonyms.

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Recount

Inform is a synonym for recount. Conceal and withhold are antonyms.

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Essential

Critical is a synonym for essential. Needless and unnecessary are antonyms.

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Irrelevant

Inconsequential is a synonym for irrelevant. Meaningful and relevant are antonyms.

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Phenomenal

Outstanding is a synonym for phenomenal. Usual and inferior are antonyms.

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Suitable

Acceptable is a synonym for suitable. Inadequate and useless are antonyms.

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Atrocious

Horrible is a synonym for atrocious. Wonderful and good are antonyms.

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Captivating

Fascinating is a synonym for captivating. Dull and boring are antonyms.

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Dubious

Questionable is a synonym for dubious. Sure and certain are antonyms.

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Contemporary

Modern is a synonym for contemporary. Ancient and old are antonyms.

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Archaic

Outdated is a synonym for archaic. New and modern are antonyms.

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Effortless

Easy is a synonym for effortless. Difficult and complicated are antonyms.

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Daunting

Challenging is a synonym for daunting. Easy and effortless are antonyms.

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Powerful

Potent is a synonym for powerful. Weak and useless are antonyms.

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Frail

Fragile is a synonym for frail. Strong and potent are antonyms.

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Immense

Gigantic is a synonym for immense. Small and minuscule are antonyms.

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Minute

Tiny is a synonym for minute. Huge and large are antonyms.

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Copious

Abundant is a synonym for copious. Few and meager are antonyms.

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Plethora

Surplus is a synonym for plethora. Scarcity and few are antonyms.

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Extraordinary

Amazing is a synonym for extraordinary. Usual and common are antonyms.

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Corrupt

Wicked is a synonym for corrupt. Lawful and ethical are antonyms.

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Initiate

Launch is a synonym for initiate. Stall and stop are antonyms.

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Delectable

Delicious is a synonym for delectable. Distasteful and repulsive are antonyms.

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Keen

Eager is a synonym for keen. Uninterested and reluctant are antonyms.

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