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5 Matching Questions

  1. peremptory
  2. fraught
  3. charlatan
  4. askance
  5. reconnoiter
  1. a (v) to engage in reconnaissance; to make a preliminary inspection (one who engages in a secret spy mission)
  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) full of or loaded with; accompanied by (full)
  4. d (adv) w/ suspicion, mistrust or disapproval (an asking look)
  5. e (n) one who feigns knowledge/ability; a pretender, impostor or quack (fake)

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. (v) to swing back and forth with a steady rhythm; to fluctuate or waver
  2. (v) to make thin/slender, to weaken/lessen in force, intensity or value (atten- / make shorter)
  3. (v) to find fault in a petty way, carp; (n) trivial objection/criticism (cavil: anvil: hard)
  4. (adj) emitting or reflecting light, glowing; illuminating
  5. (n) a weak point, failing, minor flaw (flawed and soft)

5 True/False Questions

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

          

  2. obsequious(adj) blunt, not coming to a point; slow/dull in understanding; measuring between 90 and 180 degrees, not causing a sharp impression (wrong)

          

  3. benign(adj) gentle, kind; forgiving, understanding; having a favorable/beneficial effect; not malignant

          

  4. decimate(v) to swing back and forth with a steady rhythm; to fluctuate or waver

          

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

          

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