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    I need to try harder.

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    I took a test once. It was either around 14,000 or 20,000.

    I don't remember.

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    Quote Originally Posted by SimplyRivers View Post
    I took a test once. It was either around 14,000 or 20,000.

    I don't remember.

    The test was in the first post. You can refresh your memory.

    http://testyourvocab.com/

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    Quote Originally Posted by Hephaestus View Post
    There were lots of words I once knew, but couldn't select because I didn't remember them well enough to put them in a sentence for all the trenchant invectives exhorting me to so do in the troposphere.
    ditto...

    32,900... that was kind of fun...

    there were a couple i looked up and was right about but left unchecked beacuse i looked them up...
    "The vanity of intelligence is that the intelligent man is often more committed to 'one-upping' his opponent than being truthful. When the idea of intelligence, rather than intelligence itself, becomes a staple, there is no wisdom in it."
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    I don't consider that I have a particularly large vocabulary so this number sounds about right for me. I imagine studying a humanities subject, which I have never done, would do a lot to boost one's vocabulary.
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    Quote Originally Posted by jyng1 View Post
    The test was in the first post. You can refresh your memory.

    http://testyourvocab.com/
    After retaking it said 20,200

    I felt that I knew some, but apparently I didn't.

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