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quiz

noun

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1 a person who causes repeated emotional pain, distress, or annoyance to another
  • always eager to put everything down, my boyfriend had to be a quiz and make fun of the actors and costumes in our local theater troupe's latest production

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2 a set of questions or problems designed to assess knowledge, skills, or intelligence
  • according to the magazine's marriage quiz, the chances that we'll have a 10th wedding anniversary are just about nil

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3 a person of odd or whimsical habits
  • even by House of Lords standards, the cross-dressing earl was considered quite a quiz

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quiz

verb

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1 to put a question or questions to
  • quickly quizzed her about the assignment before heading off to class

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2 to put a series of questions to
  • hated the way those relatives would quiz me about my partner and our living arrangements

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The first known use of quiz was circa 1781

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“Quiz.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/quiz. Accessed 31 Oct. 2020.

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