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  1. UNTRAMMELLED
  2. UNTENABLE
  3. TIGHTFISTED
  4. TESSELLATED
  5. TONGUE-TIED
  1. a Adjective. Not restrained "Her parents were unable to come to terms with her lifestyle, which was untrammelled by the regular norms of society, and disowned her."
  2. b Adjective. Decorated with small pieces of coloured glass or stone together "Each of the tessellated designs was unique in that while it used bits of stone and glass and was beautiful in a different way from the others."
  3. c Adjective. Incapable of being defended or justified "The lawyer told his client that if he did not tell him the entire truth, any defence that he adopted would fail and make his position more untenable."
  4. d Adjective. Unable to express clearly or fluently on account of being surprised "When she suddenly came across the actor whom she had admired for years, she was tongue tied and could not utter a single word before him."
  5. e Adjective. Unwilling to part with money "Getting money from him was a difficult task as he was so tightfisted and asked so many questions that one gave up after a while."

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. Noun. Nervous laugher "Though she looked calm and poised at the meeting, her constant titter gave away her nervousness at meeting the chairperson."
  2. Noun. Young and insolent "The new recruit was an upstart and irritated most of the senior experienced officers with his thoughtless and unwarranted remarks."
  3. Noun. Violent pangs of suffering "In the throes of pain, she could hardly make out who had rescued her or what was happening around her"
  4. Adjective. Spotlessly clean and fresh "That the white table napkin remained unsullied till the evening with kids creating havoc all over spilling things, is a miracle in itself."
  5. Verb. Prevent the occurrence, realization or attainment of "The quick wit of the British police has thwarted a major plot to blow up ten planes in midair."

5 True/False Questions

  1. SURLYVerb. Get drunk "The party seemed to go on forever with guests refusing to stop their revelry and continuing to swill themselves."

          

  2. SWATHEVerb. Get drunk "The party seemed to go on forever with guests refusing to stop their revelry and continuing to swill themselves."

          

  3. UNRAVELNoun. Violent pangs of suffering "In the throes of pain, she could hardly make out who had rescued her or what was happening around her"

          

  4. UNFLEDGEDAdjective. Inexperienced or untried "Most companies are unwilling to hire unfledged trainees, as that mean the added expenditure of training them and providing extra initial guidance."

          

  5. UNDULATINGAdjective. Having a wavy outline or appearance "The cheering squad egged their team on with an undulating display of swaying arms and loud cheers."

          

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