5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- a 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.
- b N. mildness; permissiveness. Considering the gravity of the offense, we were surprised by the leniency of the sentence.
- c ADJ. very high. Though Barbara Jordan's fellow students used to tease her about her lofty ambitions, she rose to hold one of the highest positions in the land.
- d ADJ. lustful. They objected to his libidinous behavior.
- e V. impose (a fine); collect (a payment). Crying "No taxation without representation," the colonists demonstrated against England's power to levy taxes.
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- ADJ. flexible; supple. Her figure was lithe and willowy.
- ADJ. pertaining to language. The modern tourist will encounter very little linguistic difficulty as English has become an almost universal language.
- ADJ. drowsy; dull. The stuffy room made her lethargic: she felt as if she was about to nod off.
- N. region near heaven or hell where certain souls are kept; a prison (slang). Among the divisions of Hell are Purgatory and Limbo.
- ADJ. extremely small. Tiny and delicate, the model was built on a lilliputian scale. also N.
5 True/False Questions
limn → 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.
libertine → 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.
lineage → N. descent; ancestry. He traced his lineage back to Mayflower days.
languid → N. lassitude; depression. His friends tried to overcome the languor into which he had fallen by taking him to parties and to the theater.
limerick → N. humorous short verse. The limerick form is the best; its meter is pure anapest. A limerick's fun for most everyone, and the word may occur on your test.