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BARRON'S MASTER WORD LIST 28 Test

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5 Matching Questions

  1. leonine
  2. lagoon
  3. leaven
  4. libertine
  5. legerdemain
  1. a ADJ. like a lion. He was leonine in his rage.
  2. b N. sleight of hand. The magician demonstrated his renowned legerdemain.
  3. c V. cause to rise or grow lighter; enliven. As bread dough is leavened, it puffs up, expanding in volume.
  4. d N. debauched person. Although she was aware of his reputation as a libertine, she felt she could reform him and help him abandon his dissolute way of life.
  5. e N. shallow body of water near a sea; lake. They enjoyed their swim in the calm lagoon.

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. ADJ. lacking in spirit or energy. We had expected him to be full of enthusiasm and were surprised by his listless attitude.
  2. V. appear or take shape (usually in an enlarged or distorted form). The shadow of the gallows loomed threateningly above the small boy.
  3. ADJ. careless. We dislike restaurants where the service is lax and inattentive.
  4. 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.
  5. N. drawback; debts. Her lack of an extensive vocabulary was a liability that she was eventually able to overcome.

5 True/False Questions

  1. languishV. lose animation; lose strength. Left at Miss Minchin's school for girls while her father went off to war, Sarah Crewe refused to languish; instead, she hid her grief and actively befriended her less fortunate classmates.

          

  2. linguisticV. lose animation; lose strength. Left at Miss Minchin's school for girls while her father went off to war, Sarah Crewe refused to languish; instead, she hid her grief and actively befriended her less fortunate classmates.

          

  3. libidoN. emotional urges behind human activity. The psychiatrist maintained that suppression of the libido often resulted in maladjustment and neuroses.

          

  4. logV. lounge about. They lolled around in their chairs watching television.

          

  5. lividADJ. clear. A limpid stream ran through his property.

          

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