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quiz

 
pronunciation:
kwIz
parts of speech:
verb, noun
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part of speech: verb
inflections: quizzes, quizzing, quizzed
definition 1: to question in order to test knowledge.
The teacher quizzed the class on their spelling.
synonyms:
examine, test
definition 2: to examine or ask questions of.
My mother quizzed me when I came home after my curfew.
synonyms:
examine, interrogate
similar words:
grill, press, probe, pump, query, question, sound out
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part of speech: noun
definition: a short or informal test.
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derivation: quizzer (n.)
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