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5 Matching Questions

  1. hyperborean
  2. aspiration
  3. mountebank
  4. terra cotta
  5. paramount
  1. a Of chief importance; primary; foremost.
  2. b A swindler; a charlatan; a trickster.
  3. c Ceramic clay used in pottery, statuary, and construction.
  4. d 1. Far north; Arctic.
    2. Very cold; frigid.
  5. e 1. Strong desire for achievement; ambition toward a long-range goal.
    2. Expulsion of breath in speaking.

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. Composure and calm in stressful conditions; equilibrium.
  2. The point in its orbit when a planet or a satellite (usually the moon) is nearest the earth.
  3. A high ridge of land jutting into a body of water; a headland.
  4. 1. The point in its orbit when a planet or satellite (usually the moon) is farthest from the earth
    2. The highest point; culmination; apex
  5. The condition of taking abnormally fast, deep breaths.

5 True/False Questions

  1. diaphanous1. A revelatory manifestation of a divine being.
    2. A revelation; a flash of understanding of the true nature of something.
    3. (capitalized) A Christian festival, Jan 6, celebrating the visit of the Wise Men to the Christ Child.


  2. pusillanimousCowardly; fearful.


  3. vent1. An outlet; an opening for passage of liquids, fumes, or sometimes air.
    2. To utter; to express, especially in relieving strong feelings.


  4. epiphanyA flatterer seeking favors or gain; a servile self-seeker.


  5. phantasmA phantom; an apparition; something unreal, as in a dream or a vision.


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