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5 Matching questions

  1. terra cotta
  2. hyperbole
  3. terrestrial
  4. diaphanous
  5. pastoral
  1. a An exaggeration; a figure expressing excess.
  2. b 1. Pertaining to a Christian minister or the duties accompanying the office.
    2. Referring to life in open country or to fields for farming or grazing.
    3. Pertaining to an idealized rural life.
  3. c Ceramic clay used in pottery, statuary, and construction.
  4. d 1. Pertaining to the earth and its inhabitants.
    2. Referring to land as distinct from water or air.
  5. e allowing light to show through; translucent; delicate.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. 1. to go to the country.
    2. To cause to become rustic.
  2. 1. Typical of country life and people; simple; rough.
    2. A rural person.
  3. Composure and calm in stressful conditions; equilibrium.
  4. A high ridge of land jutting into a body of water; a headland.
  5. A phantom; an apparition; something unreal, as in a dream or a vision.

5 True/False questions

  1. perigee1. The point in its orbit when a planet or satellite (usually the moon) is farthest from the earth
    2. The highest point; culmination; apex

          

  2. hyperborean1. Far north; Arctic.
    2. Very cold; frigid.

          

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

          

  4. ethereal1. Spiritlike in lightness and delicacy.
    2. Heavenly; celestial.

          

  5. humusRich, dark organic material formed by decay of vegetable matter, essential to soil's fertility.

          

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