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B Vocabulary Words Quiz #2

Guess these vocabulary words that start with the letter B.
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First submittedJuly 5, 2012
Last updatedDecember 30, 2018
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Definition
Word
Pertaining to cattle
Bovine
Long, narrow French bread
Baguette
American buffalo
Bison
Miniaturized Japanese plant
Bonsai
Instrument for measuring
atmospheric pressure
Barometer
Study of plants
Botany
Unmarried man
Bachelor
Slow, romantic song
Ballad
Wailing Irish spirit
Banshee
Staircase handrail
Banister
Definition
Word
Thick Irish accent
Brogue
Online journal
Blog
Security officer in a court of law
Bailiff
Type of New York City rowhouse
Brownstone
Relating to conventional, middle class,
materialistic attitudes
Bourgeois
Turkish filo pastry, seasoned with honey
Baklava
The crime of striking another person
Battery
Drunken feast or orgy
Bacchanalia
Stock market pessimist
Bear
Sand-filled golf obstacle
Bunker
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level 71
Jul 3, 2012
Bacchanal is just as valid as bacchanalia and should be accepted. I kept thinking I misspelled it until I thought to try the longer version.
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level ∞
Jul 5, 2012
Bacchanal will work now.
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level 73
Dec 20, 2014
I thought banality should work for "Relating to conventional, middle class, materialistic attitudes"
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level 78
Jan 24, 2019
i was thinking banale, got stuck on that one
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level 59
Feb 14, 2015
bachelor is spelled batchelor in UK - this should be accepted.
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level 39
May 17, 2015
You're thinking of the brand of Batchelor's peas.
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level 61
Aug 1, 2019
pretty sure it is not, not meaning bachelor anyway.
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level 20
Mar 11, 2015
Couldn't beef be accepted for "pertaining to cattle"? It does pertain to cattle in my opinion...
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level 61
Jul 2, 2015
"Pertaining to cattle" demands an adjective. "Beef" is a noun.
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level 75
Apr 12, 2016
Beefy then ;)
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level 79
Apr 18, 2015
bender for a drunken feast or orgy perhaps?
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level 58
Jul 2, 2015
a bender is a hangover, not a drunken feast or orgy
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level 71
Jul 2, 2015
When you "go on a bender," you overindulge in alcohol.
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level 61
Jul 2, 2015
A bender is not a hangover. It's when you go drinking all night.
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level 67
Apr 18, 2015
I thought the New York Rowhouse meant Row as in argument, I tried bordello, brothel etc . I'm not sure it deserves a place in a world wide quiz.
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level 71
Sep 1, 2016
The other thing is that brownstones are just as common and culturally meaningful in Boston as they are in New York.
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level 71
Dec 20, 2017
I'm glad it's not just me. But too much time spent watching 'Law & Order' paid off eventually.
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level 70
Aug 14, 2018
I tried thinking of it in those terms (argument, etc.) and also in boating terms. Never occurred to me it would be what is called terraced in the UK. I used to live in NY, so should have guessed it. I got hung up on that word though.
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level 57
Jul 3, 2015
Bacchanalia is the Roman festival of Bacchus.
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level 23
Jul 7, 2015
All I could think of for "study of plants" was Herbology. Whoops forgot I wasn't at Hogwarts.
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level 35
Mar 5, 2017
Can you put 'broker' for the stock market one?
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level 67
Dec 2, 2017
No.
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level 57
Jun 14, 2017
I didn't know how to spell brogue. I tried "broag" and "broge."
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level 74
Dec 31, 2018
I thought the inscrutable Irish were responsible for 17th & 18th century European architecture...
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level 51
Nov 13, 2017
'Slow, romantic song', then 'wailing Irish spirit'. Sums up most relationships.
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level 47
Jan 1, 2019
A blog could refer to much more than just a journal, it's more of an informational website. Kind of misleading.
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level 61
Aug 1, 2019
A blog is a weblog and a log is a journal...

Edit: If it is anything other than that, the one calling it a blog is doing the misleading

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level 72
Jan 2, 2019
Maybe accept "baton" also for the French bread? Not quite as long, but still long and thin by other standards
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level 56
Feb 25, 2019
Could 'balustrade' or even 'baluster' be accepted for 'banister'?
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level 29
Mar 28, 2019
Who else did "beef" for Q #1
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level 56
May 19, 2019
baklava is also greek btw
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level 43
Jun 25, 2019
Take boujee for bourgeois
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level 61
Aug 1, 2019
I got bacchanalia (not on first spelling attempt though haha, I think I was trying to put an U in there. from bacchus)> But put balaklava instead of baklava... I knew it would be wrong but couldnt think of the right one.