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parlor game

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noun

any game usually played indoors, especially in the living room or parlor, as a word game or a quiz, requiring little or no physical activity.

QUIZZES

QUIZ YOURSELF ON AFFECT VS. EFFECT!

In effect, this quiz will prove whether or not you have the skills to know the difference between “affect” and “effect.”
Question 1 of 7
The rainy weather could not ________ my elated spirits on my graduation day.

Origin of parlor game

First recorded in 1890–95
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