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5 Written questions

5 Matching questions

  1. requisite
  2. definitive
  3. brouhaha
  4. choleric
  5. adamant
  1. a easily made angry, bad-tempered
    S: Irascrible; Testy
    A: Affable; Genial
  2. b needed, necessary, regarded as essential or indispensable
    S: Required; Incumbent
    A: Nonessential; Optional
  3. c conclusive, final, representing the limit of what can be done
    S: Exhaustive; Authoritative
    A: Tenative; Inconclusive
  4. d firm in purpose or opinion, unyielding, obdurate, implacable, inflexible; an extremely hard substance
    A: yielding; fllexible
  5. e a confused hodgepodge of sounds, hubbub; an uproar or commotion that goes far beyond what is justified
    S: Furor; Hullabaloo

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. to cut short, bring to a halt or end sooner than expected; to reduce
    S: Limit; Abbreviate; Abridge; Contract
    A: Protract; Extend
  2. to send or hand in (as money); to cancel (as a penalty or punishment), forgive, pardon; to lessen, diminish; to put off, postpone, defer
    S: Pay; Absolve
  3. to oppose successfully; to prevent, frustrate
    S: Foil; Baffle
    A: Aid; Abet
  4. something that is heavy or burdensome (especially an unwelcome responsibility); a stigma; blame
    S: Duty; Stigma
  5. without preparation, offhand, suddenly or hastily done; an extemporaneous composition or remark; a minimal piece suggestive of improvisation
    S: Spontaneous; Improvised
    A: Rehearsed; Planned

5 True/False questions

  1. presentimenta vague sense of approaching misfortune
    S: Foreboding; Premonition

          

  2. demeanorthe way a person behaves, overall impression made by comportment, manner, etc.; facial appearance, mien
    S: Conduct; Behavior

          

  3. 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

          

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

          

  5. cloysomething that is heavy or burdensome (especially an unwelcome responsibility); a stigma; blame
    S: Duty; Stigma

          

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