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5 Written questions

5 Matching questions

  1. deprecate
  2. anathema
  3. cupidity
  4. diaphanous
  5. buttress
  1. a greed, strong desire
  2. b (n.) a cursed, detested person (I never want to see that murderer. He is an anathema to me.)
  3. c to belittle, depreciate (Always over-modest, he deprecated his contribution to the local charity.)
  4. d 1. (v.) to support, hold up (The column buttresses the roof above the statue.)
    2. (n.) something that offers support (The buttress supports the roof above the statues.)
  5. e light, airy, transparent

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. (n.) a strong dislike, repugnance (I know you love me, but because you are a liar and a thief, I feel nothing but antipathy for you.)
  2. dried up, dehydrated
  3. (adj.) harmful (She experienced the deleterious effects of running a marathon without stretching her muscles enough beforehand.)
  4. radiant, splendorous
  5. (n.) a gift or blessing (The good weather has been a boon for many businesses located near the beach.)

5 True/False questions

  1. arrogate(v.) to abolish, usually by authority (The Bill of Rights assures that the government cannot abrogate our right to a free press.)


  2. concomitant(adj.) accompanying in a subordinate fashion (His dislike of hard work carried with it a concomitant lack of funds.)


  3. egregious(adj.) subject to whim, fickle (The young girl's capricious tendencies made it difficult for her to focus on achieving her goals.)


  4. cacophony(n.) tremendous noise, disharmonious sound


  5. derideto laugh at mockingly, scorn


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