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5 Matching Questions

  1. curtail
  2. remit
  3. bulwark
  4. mollify
  5. impromptu
  1. a to soften, make gentle, pacify; to calm, allay (as an emotion), assuage, appease, placate; to reduce in intensity
    A: Enrage; Anger
  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 a strong defense or protection, a solid wall-like structure for defense; to provide such
    defense or protection
    S: Stronghold; Citadel
    A: Breach; Weakpoint
  4. d 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
  5. e to cut short, bring to a halt or end sooner than expected; to reduce
    S: Limit; Abbreviate; Abridge; Contract
    A: Protract; Extend

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. courteous yielding to the wishes and ideas of another person; great respect marked by submission, as to a superior
    S: Respect; Consideration; Coutesy
    A: Contempt; Disrespect; Scorn; Disdain
  2. needed, necessary, regarded as essential or indispensable
    S: Required; Incumbent
    A: Nonessential; Optional
  3. conclusive, final, representing the limit of what can be done
    S: Exhaustive; Authoritative
    A: Tenative; Inconclusive
  4. the way a person behaves, overall impression made by comportment, manner, etc.; facial appearance, mien
    S: Conduct; Behavior
  5. firm in purpose or opinion, unyielding, obdurate, implacable, inflexible; an extremely hard substance
    A: yielding; fllexible

5 True/False Questions

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

          

  2. thwarta strong defense or protection, a solid wall-like structure for defense; to provide such
    defense or protection
    S: Stronghold; Citadel
    A: Breach; Weakpoint

          

  3. cholericeasily made angry, bad-tempered
    S: Irascrible; Testy
    A: Affable; Genial

          

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

          

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