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5 Matching Questions

  1. lien
  2. liquidate
  3. loathe
  4. lax
  5. lexicon
  1. a N. dictionary. I cannot find this word in any lexicon in the library.
  2. b V. detest. Booing and hissing, the audience showed how much they loathed the wicked villain.
  3. c N. legal claim on property. There was a delay before Ralph could take possession of his late uncle's home; apparently, another claimant had a lien upon the estate.
  4. d ADJ. careless. We dislike restaurants where the service is lax and inattentive.
  5. e V. settle accounts; clearup. He was able to liquidate all his debts in a short period of time.

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. N. record of a voyage or flight; record of day to day activities. "Flogged two seamen today for insubordination" wrote Captain Bligh in the Bounty's log. To see how much work I've accomplished recently, just take a look at the number of new files listed on my computer log.
  2. N. metal-bearing vein. If this lode that we have discovered extends for any distance, we have found a fortune.
  3. ADJ. like wood. Petrified wood may be ligneous in appearance, but it is stone-like in composition.
  4. N. generous gift. Lady Bountiful distributed largess to the poor.
  5. V. lounge about. They lolled around in their chairs watching television.

5 True/False Questions

  1. linimentN. ointment; lotion; salve. The trainer carefully applied the liniment to the quarterback's bruise, gently rubbing it into the skin.


  2. lexicographerN. compiler of a dictionary. The new dictionary is the work of many lexicographers who spent years compiling and editing the work.


  3. lassitudeN. 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.


  4. leavenN. 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.


  5. lethargicADJ. deadly. It is unwise to leave lethal weapons where children may find them.


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