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5 Matching questions

  1. gist
  2. subservient
  3. pernicious
  4. discursive
  5. sadistic
  1. a (n.) the essential part, main point, or essence
    Syn. substance, core, nucleus
  2. b (adj.) passing aimlessly from one place or subject to another, rambling, roving, nomadic
    SYN: Digressive, diffuse, wandering, episodic
  3. c (adj.) extremely harmful; deadly, fatal
    SYN: injuries, deleterious, baleful, noxious
  4. d delighting in cruelty, excessively cruel
    s. brutal, vicious, inhuman, fiendish
  5. e (adj.) subordinate in capacity or role; submissively obedient; serving to promote some end
    Synonyms: secondary, servile, useful

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. puzzling, perplexing, inexplicable, not easily understood
    S: baffling; mysterious; Inexplicable
  2. to oppose successfully; to prevent, frustrate
  3. (adj.) untidy, dirty, careless
    Syn: unkempt, slatternly, slipshod, lax
  4. to beg earnestly and humbly
    s. plead, petition, implore, entreat
  5. excessively and objectionably sentimental; having a mildly sickening flavor
    S: none

5 True/False questions

  1. egregious(adj.) conspicuous, standing out from the mass (used particularly in an unfavorable sense)
    Syn: Glaring, Flagrant, Blantant


  2. satiate(v.) to satisfy completely; to fill to excess; (adj.) full, satisfied
    SYN: gratify, cloy, surfeit, gorge


  3. impugn(adj.) shrewd, crafty, showing practical wisdom
    Syn: shrewd, acute, sagacious, judicious, wily


  4. dowdy(adj.) poorly dressed, shabby; lacking smartness and good taste.
    SYN: Flushed, ruddy, flowery, frilly, flamboyant


  5. efficacious(adj.) extremely harmful; deadly, fatal
    SYN: injuries, deleterious, baleful, noxious


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