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5 Matching questions

  1. broach
  2. opportune
  3. herculean
  4. disconsolate
  5. abet
  1. a (adj) deeply unhappy or dejected; without hope, beyond consolation
  2. b (adj) suitable or convenient for a particular purpose; occurring at an appropriate time
  3. c (adj) (capital H) relating to Hercules; (lowercase h) characterized by great strength; very hard to do in the sense of requiring unusual strength
  4. d (v) to encourage, assist, aid, support (especially in something wrong or unworthy
  5. e (v) to bring up or begin to talk about (a subject); to announce, introduce; to break the surface of the water; to turn sideways to the wind and waves; to pierce (a keg or cask) in order to draw off liquid; (n) a spit for roasting; a tool for tapping casks

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. (adj) showing no fear or emotion; inanimate; motionless
  2. (n) noisy revelry or merrymaking (often with a suggestion of heavy drinking)
  3. (v) to promote trouble or rebellion; to apply warm liquids to, warm
  4. (adj., part.) puzzled, not knowing what to do, at a loss
  5. (adj) unfavorable, unlucky, suggesting bad luck for the future

5 True/False questions

  1. connoisseur(n) an expert; one who is well qualified to pass critical judgements, especially in one of the fine arts

          

  2. buttress(adj) noisy in a coarse, offensive way; obvious or conspicuous, especially in an unfavorable sense

          

  3. aver(v) to affirm, declare confidently

          

  4. prolific(v) to bring up or begin to talk about (a subject); to announce, introduce; to break the surface of the water; to turn sideways to the wind and waves; to pierce (a keg or cask) in order to draw off liquid; (n) a spit for roasting; a tool for tapping casks

          

  5. blatant(adj) noisy in a coarse, offensive way; obvious or conspicuous, especially in an unfavorable sense

          

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