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5 Matching questions

  1. enigmatic
  2. brouhaha
  3. mawkish
  4. deference
  5. demeanor
  1. a the way a person behaves, overall impression made by comportment, manner, etc.; facial appearance, mien
    S: Conduct; Behavior
  2. b excessively and objectionably sentimental; having a mildly sickening flavor
    S: Mushy; Nauseating
    A: Callous; Insensitive
  3. c 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
  4. d puzzling, perplexing, inexplicable, not easily understood
    S: Baffling; Mysterious; Inexplicable
    A: Intelligible; Understandable; Fathomable
  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. given over to dissipation and self-indulgence, immoral, recklessly extravagant; a person given to self-indulgent and wild spending
    S: Prodigal; Improvident
    A: Frugal; Economical
  2. of or pertaining to a tailor or his work; having to do with clothes or dress (especially men's)
  3. to soften, make gentle, pacify; to calm, allay (as an emotion), assuage, appease, placate; to reduce in intensity
    A: Enrage; Anger
  4. firm in purpose or opinion, unyielding, obdurate, implacable, inflexible; an extremely hard substance
    A: yielding; fllexible
  5. a vague sense of approaching misfortune
    S: Foreboding; Premonition

5 True/False questions

  1. thwartto oppose successfully; to prevent, frustrate
    S: Foil; Baffle
    A: Aid; Abet

          

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

          

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

          

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

          

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