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5 Matching questions

  1. picayune
  2. convivial
  3. allay
  4. embellish
  5. bestial
  1. a (v.) to calm or pacify, set to rest; to lessen or relieve
  2. b (adj.) of little value or importance, paltry, measly; concerned with trifling matters, small-minded
  3. c (adj.) festive, sociable, having fun together, genial
  4. d (adj.) beastlike; beastly, brutal; subhuman in intelligence and sensibility
  5. e (v.) to decorate, adorn, touch up; to improve by adding details

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. (adj.) very persistent; holding firmly to a course of action or a set of beliefs; hard to get rid of, refusing to be put off or denied
  2. (adj.) lasting only a short time, short-lived
  3. (v.) to object or take exception to; (n.) an objection
  4. (n.) a circle of aquaitances; a close-knit, often exclusive, group of people with a common interest
  5. (adj.) appropriate, apt, well chosen; marked by well-being or good fortune, happy

5 True/False questions

  1. effrontery(n.) shameless boldness, impudence


  2. garish(adj.) glaring; tastelessly showy or overdecorated in a vulgar or offensive way


  3. inordinate(adj.) far too great, exceeding reasonable limits, excessive


  4. jettison(v.) to cast overboard, get rid of as unnecessary or burdensome


  5. illusory(v.) to calm or pacify, set to rest; to lessen or relieve


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