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5 Matching questions

  1. obtuse
  2. obsequious
  3. peremptory
  4. penitent
  5. sporadic
  1. a (adj) blunt, not coming to a point; slow/dull in understanding; measuring between 90 and 180 degrees, not causing a sharp impression (wrong)
  2. b (adj) having the nature of a command that leaves no opportunity for debate, denial, or refusal: offensivel7y self-assured, dictatorial; determined, resolute (per- perform: must happen)
  3. c (adj) regretful for one's sins or mistakes: (n) one who is sorry for wrongdoing (penance...)
  4. d (adj) occurring at irregular intervals, having no set plan/order
  5. e (adj) marked by slavish attentiveness; excessively submissive, often for purely self-interested reasons (brown nose)

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. (v) to kill/destroy a large part of
  2. (v) to make thin/slender, to weaken/lessen in force, intensity or value (atten- / make shorter)
  3. (n) a weak point, failing, minor flaw (flawed and soft)
  4. (v) to find fault in a petty way, carp; (n) trivial objection/criticism (cavil: anvil: hard)
  5. (v) to snub; to repel, drive away; (n) a curt rejection; a check, setback

5 True/False questions

  1. shambles(n) a weak point, failing, minor flaw (flawed and soft)

          

  2. askance(adv) w/ suspicion, mistrust or disapproval (an asking look)

          

  3. luminous(v) to toughen, harden; to render used to something by long subjection or exposure (no injury)

          

  4. benign(adj) regretful for one's sins or mistakes: (n) one who is sorry for wrongdoing (penance...)

          

  5. forgo(n) a weak point, failing, minor flaw (flawed and soft)

          

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