Vocabulary Word Test
Here's a really quick way of testing if you've learned the meanings of the words in this section. Look at the word definitions below and see if you can remember what each word is from their definitions.
If you get stuck, you can be shown the mnemonic to reveal an image that should help you remember.
To check if you're right, or remind you if you've forgotten, click the question and it will flip to reveal the answer.
Go through the whole list to see how many words you can recall. Revisit any that you had difficulty remembering until you're confident you can recall all of them.
Back to list
Another name for Satan or the Devil
Spending money or using supplies recklessly
Putting others before yourself. Willingness to help others even if it has disadvantages for you.
Trifling sin. A minor offence
Unkind humour; grimly mocking or cynical
A small, close-knit group who do not let others join them
Interesting and exciting especially because of being mysterious; A pleasantly sharp and appetising flavour.
Give reluctantly, envy someone's possession or enjoyment of something.
To waste money, supplies or opportunities
Increase rapidly in number.
Careless and not doing a duty well
Required beforehand. Must happen before something else can happen
Late morning meal, instead of breakfast and lunch
Extremely tiring and demanding
Full of energy and enthusiasm.