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  1. UNTENABLE
  2. UNDULATING
  3. TRENCHANT
  4. UPSTART
  5. THWART
  1. a 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."
  2. b 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."
  3. c Noun. Young and insolent "The new recruit was an upstart and irritated most of the senior experienced officers with his thoughtless and unwarranted remarks."
  4. d Adjective. Having a wavy outline or appearance "The cheering squad egged their team on with an undulating display of swaying arms and loud cheers."
  5. e 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 Multiple choice questions

  1. Noun. A miserly person "He is such a tightwad that he will have stale bread for lunch rather than buy groceries or fruits."
  2. Verb. Wrap or bind with as if with bandages "The model was swathed in yards of fabric, with the designer knowing about arranging it."
  3. Noun. Nervous laugher "Though she looked calm and poised at the meeting, her constant titter gave away her nervousness at meeting the chairperson."
  4. Adjective. Unpleasant or unattractive to look at "The duchess berated her gardener for the unsightly state of her famous gardens, appearing neglected."
  5. 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"

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. THREADBAREAdjective. Thoroughly worn out "stop making threadbare excuses otherwise you spoil the trust."

          

  3. TIGHT-LIPPEDAdjective. Inclined to secrecy or reticence "She was trustworthy and so tight-lipped; one could trust her with the darkest secrets without a thought."

          

  4. UNFLEDGEDAdjective. 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. UNTRAMMELLEDVerb. Separate and clarify the elements of something "Sherlock Holmes was looking closely through the victim's belongings to find any clue that would help him unravel the mystery."

          

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