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  1. log
  2. linchpin
  3. lechery
  4. lionize
  5. limber
  1. a V. treat as a celebrity. She enjoyed being lionized and adored by the public.
  2. b N. something that holds or links various parts together. The linchpin in the district attorney's case was a photograph showing the defendant shaking hands with the hired killer.
  3. c N. lustfulness; impurity in thought and deed. In his youth he led a life of lechery and debauchery; he did not mend his ways until middle age. lecherous, ADJ.
  4. d 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.
  5. e ADJ. flexible. Hours of ballet classes kept him limber.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. N. small surgical tool for making incisions. With the sharp tip of her lancet, Doctor Wheeler cut into the abscess, opening it to let it drain.
  2. N. contact keeping parts of an organization in communication; go-between; secret love affair. As the liaison between the American and British forces during World War II, the colonel had to ease tensions between the leaders of the two armies. Romeo's romantic liaison with Juliet ended in tragedy.
  3. 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.
  4. N. room to move; margin. When you set a deadline, allow a little leeway.
  5. ADJ. lacking in spirit or energy. We had expected him to be full of enthusiasm and were surprised by his listless attitude.

5 True/False questions

  1. levyV. impose (a fine); collect (a payment). Crying "No taxation without representation," the colonists demonstrated against England's power to levy taxes.


  2. lineamentsV. grieve; express sorrow. Even advocates of the war lamented the loss of so many lives in combat. lamentation, N.


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


  4. larderN. pantry; place where food is kept. The first thing Bill did on returning home from school was to check what snacks his mother had in the larder.


  5. linimentN. features, especially of the face. She quickly sketched the lineaments of his face.


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