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5 Matching Questions

  1. Cavil
  2. Penitent
  3. Decimate
  4. Oscillate
  5. Reconnoiter
  1. a (v.) to swing back and forth with a steady rhythm; to fluctuate or waver; Syn: vibrate, vacillate
  2. b (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
  3. c (v.) to kill or destroy a large part of; Syn: ravage, devastate
  4. d (v.) to find fault in a petty way, carp; (n.) a trivial objection or criticism; Syn: (v.) nitpick, quibble
  5. e (v.) to engage in reconnaissance; to make a preliminary inspection

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. (adj.) gentle, kind; forgiving, understanding; having a favorable or beneficial effect; not malignant; Syn: benevolent, salutary, salubrious, harmless; Ant: malevolent, deleterious
  2. (n.) a slaughterhouse; a place of mass bloodshed; a state of complete disorder and confusion, mess
  3. (n.) one who feigns knowledge or ability; a pretender, impostor, or quack; Syn: fraud, mountebank
  4. (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. (adj.) emitting or reflecting light, glowing; illuminating; Syn: radiant, bright, refulgent, lustrous; Ant: dark, opaque, dim, murky

5 True/False Questions

  1. Rebuff(v.) to snub; to repel, drive away; (n.) a curt rejection, a check; Syn: (v.) spurn, repulse, reject; (n.) setback; Ant: (v.) accept, welcome

          

  2. Inure(v.) to toughen, harden; to render used to something by long subjection or exposure; Syn: accustom, acclimate

          

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

          

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

          

  5. Askance(adv.) with suspicion, distrust, or disapproval; Syn: distrustfully, suspiciously, skeptically

          

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