Statistics for Spell Check #3

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  • This quiz has been taken 17,929 times
  • The average score is 10 of 20

Answer Stats

Sentence Correction % Correct
The audacious thieves stole the President's plane right out of its hanger.hangar
80%
The princess was wearing a 16-caret gold tiara with jasper and turquoise insets.karat
79%
The pallbearers stared fixedly ahead as the church bells toiled for the deceased.tolled
70%
Outwardly, I am keeping a tight rein on my grief—but inside, I am balling my eyes out.bawling
70%
Practical jokes are okay if not mean-spirited, but this harassment goes beyond the pail.pale.
65%
Our archenemy has offered an armistice; let us cease the opportunity to make lasting peace.seize
53%
She thought it wise to test her suitor's metal before accepting his marriage proposal.mettle
52%
In my opinion, this tiff of yours is much to do about nothing—just make amends and move on.ado
52%
The manor house looks like a haunted castle, with Gothic battlements and a rot-iron fence.wrought
52%
What would you do differently in my straights, O fount of much criticism and little aid?straits
51%
I chock up my success to good upbringing, determined effort, and occasional lucky breaks.chalk
50%
The marvelous scents wafting from the kitchen peaked my appetite to a roar.piqued
49%
A "prestidigitator" is a performer who entertains with magic tricks based on slight of hand.sleight
43%
I miss the pistachio nugget that Grandma used to make every year at Christmas time.nougat
40%
The troupe dressed up in stereotypical Gypsy clothing and performed flamingo dances.flamenco
39%
Thanks to urban sprawl, tracks of formerly useless wasteland are now worth fortunes.tracts
39%
The Court ruled that the General, by declaring marshal law, had exceeded his authority.martial
38%
Stone soup tastes even better if you add onions, parsnips, and a bullion cube to the stones.bouillon
17%
According to sailors' lore, their sighting of seven dolphins augers well for a successful voyage.augurs
13%
After the renovations, the Jones's house has a three-car garage and a private pool.Joneses'
11%

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