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5 Matching questions

  1. Penitent
  2. Sporadic
  3. Attenuate
  4. Cavil
  5. Oscillate
  1. a (v.) to find fault in a petty way, carp; (n.) a trivial objection or criticism; Syn: (v.) nitpick, quibble
  2. b (v.) to swing back and forth with a steady rhythm; to fluctuate or waver; Syn: vibrate, vacillate
  3. c (adj.) regretful for one's sins or mistakes; (n.) one who is sorry for wrongdoing; Syn: (adj.) remorseful, regretful, rueful, sorry; Ant: (adj.) unrepentant, remorseless
  4. d (v.) to make thin or slender; to weaken or lessen in force, intensity, or value; Syn: thin out, dilute, water down; Ant: thicken, strengthen, bolster
  5. e (adj.) occuring at irregular intervals, having no set plan or order; Syn: intermittent, spasmodic; Ant: constant, steady, continuous, uninterrupted

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. (v.) to engage in reconnaissance; to make a preliminary inspection
  2. (v.) to do without, abstain from, give up; Syn: refrain from, renounce; Ant: indulge in, partake of
  3. (adj.) marked by slavish attentiveness; excessively submissive, often for purely self-interested reasons; Syn: fawning, servile, sycophantic, mealymouthed; Ant: assertive, bumptious, overbearing, candid, frank, independent
  4. (adv.) with suspicion, distrust, or disapproval; Syn: distrustfully, suspiciously, skeptically
  5. (n.) one who feigns knowledge or ability; a pretender, impostor, or quack; Syn: fraud, mountebank

5 True/False questions

  1. Shambles(n.) a weak point, failing, minor flaw; Syn: shortcoming, defect, quirk; Ant: forte, virtue

          

  2. Luminous(adj.) emitting or reflecting light, glowing; illuminating; Syn: radiant, bright, refulgent, lustrous; Ant: dark, opaque, dim, murky

          

  3. Fraught(adj.) full or loaded with; accompanied by; Syn: charged with; Ant: devoid of, lacking, deficient in

          

  4. Peremptory(v.) to kill or destroy a large part of; Syn: ravage, devastate

          

  5. Inure(adj.) blunt, not coming to a point; slow or dull in understanding; measuring between 90 and 180 degrees; not causing a sharp impression; Syn: stupid, dumb, thick, mild, dull-witted; Ant: acute, perceptive, quick-witted

          

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