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Definitions 2 Trivia Quiz

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Get ready for another bracing test of your knowledge, your literacy, your etymological intuition and your luck. The words whose definitions are the subject of this quiz are not heard often in daily speech, but neither are they all very obscure. By the way, if you haven’t yet tried our first Definitions Quiz under the portrait of Dr. Johnson himself, be sure to make some time for it as well.

Definitions 2 quiz frontispiece: Still Life of Books, a painting by Jan Davidsz de Heem

Still Life of Books, by Jan Davidsz de Heem
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