Quiz Ended  

Words Got Wrong
    Question 1 of 10

    Score 0/10

    Gumption

    an elaborate and spectacular entertainment or production
    a person who acts in a strange manner
    a single professional engagement, usually of short duration, as of jazz or rock musicians
    shrewd or spirited initiative and resourcefulness
    Return to Colwords

    Fend

    move (goods) illegally into or out of a country
    reject (someone or something) in an abrupt or ungracious manner
    drink plentiful amounts of alcohol and enjoy oneself with others in a noisy, lively way
    look after and provide for oneself, without any help from others
    Return to Colwords

    Moxie

    form or cause to form a sharp twist or curve
    force of character, determination, or nerve
    a sudden violent upheaval, especially in a political or social context
    a feeling or state of intense excitement and happiness.
    Return to Colwords

    Valor

    a smell that is only smelled briefly or faintly
    a large number of things
    great courage in the face of danger, especially in battle
    great sorrow or distress
    Return to Colwords

    Spunky

    courageous and determined
    covered, encrusted, or saturated with dirt, grease, or other objectionable substance; filthy
    silly or scatterbrained
    Very strange or unusual, especially so as to cause interest, amusement, or discomfort.
    Return to Colwords

    Maverick

    (in Buddhism) a transcendent state in which there is neither suffering, desire, nor sense of self, and the subject is released from the effects of karma and the cycle of death and rebirth; it represents the final goal of Buddhism
    an embarrassing error
    a mark, fault, or other imperfection that mars a substance or object
    an unorthodox or independent-minded person
    Return to Colwords

    Gutsy

    showing courage, determination, and spirit
    possessing or showing courage or determination
    extremely tired
    Behaviour that is untruthful, deceptive or born of ill intent.
    Return to Colwords

    Verve

    broken or torn pieces of something larger
    an unintentional act or remark causing embarrassment to its originator; a blunder
    vigor and spirit or enthusiasm
    skill in achieving one's ends by deceit
    Return to Colwords

    Valiant

    taking up much space, typically inconveniently; large and unwieldy
    possessing or showing courage or determination
    Behaviour that is untruthful, deceptive or born of ill intent.
    (of a person or animal) thin and bony
    Return to Colwords

    Plucky

    easily persuaded to believe something; credulous
    endless (often used hyperbolically)
    agitated or confused
    having or showing determined courage in the face of difficulties
    Return to Colwords