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5 Matching questions

  1. onus
  2. impromptu
  3. brouhaha
  4. cloy
  5. demeanor
  1. a to spoil or destroy an appetite by too much indulgence, especially in sweet or rich things; to glut, satiate, surfeit
    A: Stimulate; Whet
  2. b without preparation, offhand, suddenly or hastily done; an extemporaneous composition or remark; a minimal piece suggestive of improvisation
    S: Spontaneous; Improvised
    A: Rehearsed; Planned
  3. c the way a person behaves, overall impression made by comportment, manner, etc.; facial appearance, mien
    S: Conduct; Behavior
  4. d a confused hodgepodge of sounds, hubbub; an uproar or commotion that goes far beyond what is justified
    S: Furor; Hullabaloo
  5. e something that is heavy or burdensome (especially an unwelcome responsibility); a stigma; blame
    S: Duty; Stigma

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. to oppose successfully; to prevent, frustrate
    S: Foil; Baffle
    A: Aid; Abet
  2. easily made angry, bad-tempered
    S: Irascrible; Testy
    A: Affable; Genial
  3. conclusive, final, representing the limit of what can be done
    S: Exhaustive; Authoritative
    A: Tenative; Inconclusive
  4. excessively and objectionably sentimental; having a mildly sickening flavor
    S: Mushy; Nauseating
    A: Callous; Insensitive
  5. of or pertaining to a tailor or his work; having to do with clothes or dress (especially men's)

5 True/False questions

  1. enigmaticeasily made angry, bad-tempered
    S: Irascrible; Testy
    A: Affable; Genial

          

  2. curtailto cut short, bring to a halt or end sooner than expected; to reduce
    S: Limit; Abbreviate; Abridge; Contract
    A: Protract; Extend

          

  3. mollifyto soften, make gentle, pacify; to calm, allay (as an emotion), assuage, appease, placate; to reduce in intensity
    A: Enrage; Anger

          

  4. profligategiven over to dissipation and self-indulgence, immoral, recklessly extravagant; a person given to self-indulgent and wild spending
    S: Prodigal; Improvident
    A: Frugal; Economical

          

  5. adamantto oppose successfully; to prevent, frustrate
    S: Foil; Baffle
    A: Aid; Abet

          

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