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quiz

quiz

pronunciation:
kwIz
parts of speech:
transitive verb, noun
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part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: quizzed, quizzes, quizzing
definition 1: to question so as to test students' learning, esp. informally and without prior notification.
synonyms:
examine, test
similar words:
catechize
definition 2: to examine or interrogate; press for information.
synonyms:
catechize, examine, interrogate
similar words:
cross-examine, grill, press, probe, pump, query, question, sound out
 
part of speech: noun
definition 1: a usu. short test of learning, esp. one given informally and without prior notification.
definition 2: an act or instance of questioning.
synonyms:
questioning
derivation: quizzer (n.)
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