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5 Matching questions

  1. Obtuse
  2. Attenuate
  3. Obsequious
  4. Peremptory
  5. Cavil
  1. a (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
  2. b (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
  3. c (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
  4. d (v.) to find fault in a petty way, carp; (n.) a trivial objection or criticism; Syn: (v.) nitpick, quibble
  5. e (adj.) having the nature of a command that leaves no opportunity for debate, denail, or refusal; offensively self-assured, dictatorial; determined, resolute; Syn: high-handed, unconditional; Ant: irresolute, tentative, mild, unassuming

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. (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
  2. (v.) to toughen, harden; to render used to something by long subjection or exposure; Syn: accustom, acclimate
  3. (n.) a slaughterhouse; a place of mass bloodshed; a state of complete disorder and confusion, mess
  4. (adj.) gentle, kind; forgiving, understanding; having a favorable or beneficial effect; not malignant; Syn: benevolent, salutary, salubrious, harmless; Ant: malevolent, deleterious
  5. (adj.) emitting or reflecting light, glowing; illuminating; Syn: radiant, bright, refulgent, lustrous; Ant: dark, opaque, dim, murky

5 True/False questions

  1. Reconnoiter(v.) to engage in reconnaissance; to make a preliminary inspection

          

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

          

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

          

  4. Charlatan(n.) one who feigns knowledge or ability; a pretender, impostor, or quack; Syn: fraud, mountebank

          

  5. Foible(v.) to do without, abstain from, give up; Syn: refrain from, renounce; Ant: indulge in, partake of

          

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