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  1. SWATHE
  2. TONGUE-TIED
  3. TITTER
  4. TRENCHANT
  5. UNTENABLE
  1. a 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."
  2. b 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."
  3. c Verb. Wrap or bind with as if with bandages "The model was swathed in yards of fabric, with the designer knowing about arranging it."
  4. d Adjective. Forceful and vigorous "Her trenchant manner of intimidating others rather than appealing to their generous sides, ensured that she got her work done properly.."
  5. e Noun. Nervous laugher "Though she looked calm and poised at the meeting, her constant titter gave away her nervousness at meeting the chairperson."

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. Adjective. Unpleasant or unattractive to look at "The duchess berated her gardener for the unsightly state of her famous gardens, appearing neglected."
  2. Noun. The final result or outcome ; the central idea or point "The upshot of the boxing match was that the reigning champion was defeated by the new player in minutes."
  3. 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."
  4. Noun. A miserly person "He is such a tightwad that he will have stale bread for lunch rather than buy groceries or fruits."
  5. Adjective. Thoroughly worn out "stop making threadbare excuses otherwise you spoil the trust."

5 True/False Questions

  1. UNSULLIEDAdjective. 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."

          

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

          

  3. UPSTARTNoun. The final result or outcome ; the central idea or point "The upshot of the boxing match was that the reigning champion was defeated by the new player in minutes."

          

  4. SWILLAdjective. Ill-humored, arrogant, domineering "One hesitated before going to their house, as they had to endure the surly behaviour of their host's father who found fault with everything."

          

  5. 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"

          

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