Mammoth Memory

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.

 

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very unpleasant
Abominable
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repulsive, or causing hatred or disgust
Loathsome
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an attack, or causing upset
Offensive
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feeling of sickness
Nausea
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Extremely unpleasant
Odious
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Very unpleasant
Obnoxious
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Roomy, having a lot of space. Large in capacity
Capacious
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1. Strict and severe 2. The rearmost part of a ship or boat
Stern
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Mark or stain on someone's name
Stigma
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Self-important
Pompous
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Pompous words (full of hot air)
Bombast
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completeĀ or fundamental
Radical
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Illegal
Illicit
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1. Allowing many different types of beliefs or behaviour 2. To give generously 3. To have political freedom 4. Sharing wealth and power in society
Liberal
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Brief biography of deceased person
Obituary
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For profit
Commercial
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Standards by which to judge something
Criteria
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In two minds, unsure what to do
Quandary
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Uneducated, particularly about arts
Philistine
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Ruler with absolute power
Autocrat
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