These Middle School Vocabulary Words Still Confuse Most People

There are a lot of words you learned in middle school that you probably haven’t used very often. We learned so much back then that has filtered through and out of our minds over time. These words might be tucked away and hidden in dark room you never visit, so why not dust them off? These words can usually be replaced by other simpler words, so it’s easy not to use them.

Think you can handle this one? Well, these middle school vocabulary words still confuse a majority of adults. Take your shot!

Which is the correct word for the following?
great coolness and composure under strain
cool
aplomb
blue
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in fear or dread of possible evil or harm
apprehensive
stressful
hollow
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send away from a place of residence, as for punishment
banish
punish
persecute
What is the meaning of the word brackish?
slightly sweet
slightly spicy
slightly salty
Which is the correct word for the following?
move or swing back and forth
brandish
spinning
brackish
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the size of something as given by the distance around it
volume
circumference
distance
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confused movement
commotion
stampede
protest
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any foodstuff made by combining different ingredients
cocktail
concoction
combination
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shrewdness as demonstrated by being skilled in deception
liar
smart
cunning
Which is the correct word for the following?
the remains of something that has been destroyed
debris
corpse
decays
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skillful in physical movements; especially of the hands
handy
deft
strong
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lack of respect accompanied by a feeling of intense dislike
disrespect
disdain
hate
Which is the correct word for the following?
causing dejection
depressing
dismal
abyssal
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conspicuously and outrageously bad or reprehensible
egregious
oblivious
consequential
What is the meaning of the word engross?
consume all of one's strenght
consume all of one's bottles of wine
consume all of one's attention or time
What is the meaning of the word exasperation?
a feeling of depression
a feeling of annoyance
a feeling of disturbance
Which is the correct word for the following?
move hesitatingly, as if about to give way
falter
scared
stricken
Which is the correct word for the following?
seeing ahead; knowing in advance; foreseeing
hindsight
foresight
full sight
Which is the correct word for the following?
secret and sly or sordid
furtive
secretive
mysterious
Which is the correct word for the following?
characterized by effort to the point of exhaustion
exhaustive
grueling
annoying

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