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Tim Gunn's Vocabulary Quiz

Tim Gunn, from TV's Project Runway, has an extensive vocabulary. Do you know what his words mean?

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Tim Gunn, from TV's Project Runway, has an extensive vocabulary. Do you know what his words mean?

1. "You might try mitigating that center seam."
Mitigating means:

  • To make less severe
  • To make more severe
  • To scrap altogether
  • To leave it as it is

2. "It looks like faux bois [pronounced "foe bwah"]."
Faux bois means:

  • Fake sky
  • Fake boys
  • Fake wood
  • Fake flowers

3. "You have 15 minutes to caucus."
Caucus means:

  • To meet with your parents
  • To meet with the people in your group/team.
  • To quietly think to yourself
  • To start yelling your ideas at strangers

4. This is a very circuitous stairwell."
Circuitous means:

  • Winding
  • Severe
  • Hard
  • Dangerous

5. "All of that Sturm und Drang was worth it."
Sturm und Drang means:

  • Style and creativity
  • Stress and disease
  • Storm and stress
  • Stress and denial

6. "You came in and placated me, at least."
Placated means:

  • Calmed
  • Horrified
  • Angered
  • Delighted

7. "It feels anemic."
Anemic means:

  • Too much power or energy
  • Not enough power or energy
  • The wrong kind of power or energy
  • Unfinished

8. "Why is there so much consternation in this room?"
Consternation means:

  • Concern
  • Laziness
  • Anxiety
  • Joy

9. "When I first approached this I was ambivalent..."
Ambivalent means:

  • Uncertain
  • Anxious
  • Focused
  • Concerned

10. "What's the scuttlebutt?"
Scuttlebutt means:

  • Rapid or fast
  • Rumor or gossip
  • Neat or tidy
  • Angry or mean

1. "You might try mitigating that center seam."
Mitigating means:
To make less severe

2. "It looks like faux bois [pronounced "foe bwah"]."
Faux bois means:
Fake wood

3. "You have 15 minutes to caucus."
Caucus means:
To meet with the people in your group/team.

4. This is a very circuitous stairwell."
Circuitous means:
Winding

5. "All of that Sturm und Drang was worth it."
Sturm und Drang means:
Storm and stress

6. "You came in and placated me, at least."
Placated means:
Calmed

7. "It feels anemic."
Anemic means:
Not enough power or energy

8. "Why is there so much consternation in this room?"
Consternation means:
Anxiety

9. "When I first approached this I was ambivalent..."
Ambivalent means:
Uncertain

10. "What's the scuttlebutt?"
Scuttlebutt means:
Rumor or gossip

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