Quiz of the Month

I run across some very interesting words as I read. Twenty of them are the subject of this quiz. See if you can determine the meaning of each of the words below before you look at the answers on my Quiz Answers page. An example sentence is shown in italics following some of the definitions.

  1. remand
  2. truculent
  3. chimera
  4. pluperfect
  5. sibilant
  6. beryl
  7. tonne
  8. cruciform
  9. chandler
  10. collier
  11. Argentina
  12. knight-errant
  13. descry
  14. scotch
  15. métier
  16. parlous
  17. suss
  18. visceral
  19. nonplussed
  20. miasma
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