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5 Matching questions

  1. jejune
  2. discursive
  3. corroborate
  4. subservient
  5. mollify
  1. a (adj.) subordinate in capacity or role; submissively obedient; serving to promote some end
    Synonyms: secondary, servile, useful
  2. b (v.) to confirm, make more certain, bolster, substantiate, verify
    SYN: None.
  3. c to soften, make gentle, pacify; to calm, allay (as an emotion), assuage, appease, placate; to reduce in intensity
  4. d lacking in nutritive value; lacking in interest or substance; immature, juvenile
    s. vapid, insipid, puerile, childish
  5. e (adj.) passing aimlessly from one place or subject to another, rambling, roving, nomadic
    SYN: Digressive, diffuse, wandering, episodic

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. (n.) a strong denunciation or condemnation; abusive language; (adj.) abusive, vituperative
    Syn. vituperation, abuse, diatribe, philippic
  2. adj. unquestionable, beyond dispute
    syn: incontestable, indisputable, indubitable
  3. needed, necessary, regarded as essential or indispensable
  4. (n.) calmness, composure, refusal to panic
    Syn. tranquility, imperturbability
  5. (adj.) poorly dressed, shabby; lacking smartness and good taste.
    SYN: Flushed, ruddy, flowery, frilly, flamboyant

5 True/False questions

  1. brouhahaa confused hodgepodge of sounds, hubbub; an uproar or commotion that goes far beyond what is justified
    S: Furor; Hullabaloo


  2. recapitulate(v.) to review a series of facts; to sum up
    Syn: review, summarize, sum up, go over


  3. gistfrightful, horrible, ghastly
    syn: gruesome, gory, hideous


  4. thwart(n.) the essential part, main point, or essence
    Syn. substance, core, nucleus


  5. bedlam(n.) a state or scene of uproar and confusion
    Syn. commotion, pandemonium, chaos, anarchy


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