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.
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clever, especially in business and finance.
They delivered us (delirious) a horse for our birthday. We were uncontrollably excited to the point of being unable to speak
using exactly the same words or word for word
A feeling you have already experienced what is happening at present (french for already seen)
Done to avoid detection
Likely to cause an argument
Too noticeable in an unwelcome way.
Writing in short hand and transcribing it
To move heavily and clumsily
For the time being; now and only for a short time
harshly critical language. Full of hate and anger
Takes place inside glass / test tube. (Latin for 'in glass')
Something done or repeated to a sickening and annoying degree
In private, particularly in a judge's private chambers with public excluded
In the place of a parent (a teacher or other adult)
In loco parentis