5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- a N. earthen or stone embankment to prevent flooding. As the river rose and threatened to overflow the levee, emergency workers rushed to reinforce the walls with sandbags.
- b ADJ. lustful. They found his lewd stories objectionable.
- c ADJ. amoral; lewd and lascivious; unrestrained. Unscrupulously seducing the daughter of his host, Don Juan felt no qualms about the immorality of his licentious behavior.
- d N. shallow body of water near a sea; lake. They enjoyed their swim in the calm lagoon.
- e V. lounge about. They lolled around in their chairs watching television.
5 Multiple choice questions
- ADJ. flexible; supple. Her figure was lithe and willowy.
- N. languor; weariness. After a massage and a long soak in the hot tub, I gave in to my growing lassitude and lay down for a nap.
- N. defamatory statement; act of writing something that smears a person's character. If Batman wrote that the Joker was a dirty, 'rotten, mass-murdering criminal, could the Joker sue Batman for libel?
- N. explanatory list of symbols on a map. The legend at the bottom of the map made it clear which symbols stood for rest areas along the highway and which stood for public camp sites. (secondary meaning)
- N. a gift made by a will. Part of my legacy from my parents is an album of family photographs.
5 True/False questions
languish → ADJ. weary; sluggish; listless. Her siege of illness left her languid and pallid.
leeway → N. room to move; margin. When you set a deadline, allow a little leeway.
lofty → N. laypersons; persons not connected with the clergy. The laity does not always understand the clergy's problems.
larder → V. loiter or dawdle; continue or persist. Hoping to see Juliet pass by, Romeo lingered outside the Capulet house for hours. Though Mother made stuffed cabbage on Monday, the smell lingered around the house for days.
latitude → N. languor; weariness. After a massage and a long soak in the hot tub, I gave in to my growing lassitude and lay down for a nap.