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To start the quiz, click on GO and look at the mystery word above.

Then, consult the list of words below and use it to identify the mystery word above.

Once the word is identified, type in the missing letters, using the keyboard.

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List of words

acrimonious, allegiance, ameliorate, annihilate, antiseptic, articulate, authoritative, benefactor, boisterous, breakthrough, carcinogenic, censorious, chivalrous, collarbone, commendable, compendium, comprehensive, conclusive, conscientious, considerate, deferential, denouement, determinate, diffidence, disruption, earthenware, elliptical, entanglement, escutcheon, extinguish, extradition, fastidious, flamboyant, forethought, forthright, gregarious, handmaiden, honeysuckle, hypocritical, illustrious, infallible, lumberjack, mischievous, mollycoddle, nimbleness, nonplussed, obliterate, obsequious, obstreperous, opalescent, ostensible, pandemonium, paraphernalia, pawnbroker, pedestrian, peremptory, perfunctory, pernicious, perpetrate, personable, pickpocket, poltergeist, precipitous, predicament, preposterous, presumptuous, prevaricate, propensity, provisional, pugnacious, ramshackle, rattlesnake, reciprocate, recrimination, redoubtable, relinquish, remonstrate, repository, reprehensible, resolution, resplendent, restitution, retaliation, retribution, saccharine, salubrious, skulduggery, skyscraper, soothsayer, tearjerker, transcribe, turpentine, unassuming, underscore, undertaker, underwrite, unobtrusive, vernacular, waterfront, watertight.


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