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5 Written questions

5 Matching questions

  1. fiat
  2. forswear
  3. evince
  4. expository
  5. sophistry
  1. a explanatory
  2. b arbitrary order; authorization

    The dictator rules almost entirely by ____
  3. c renounce; repudiate

    He ____ any knowledge of the crime
  4. d reasoning that is subtle and seemingly true but is actually incorrect
  5. e to show plainly; be an indication of

    His response to my question ____d me that he wasn't listening

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. interpretation of a word or sentence, etc.
  2. sermon
    tedious moralizing lecture

    The pastor's ____ was published in the weekly newsletter
  3. to force the payment of
    to demand and obtain by authority

    The dictator ____ed a tax of 50% from every single person in the country

    exacting: extremely demanding
    "What occupation is pleasanter, what less exacting, than the absorption of curious literary information?" -Huxley
  4. holy, sacred

    Darwin freed the public from the fetters of ____, but fallacious, assumptions about the age of the Earth
  5. admirable
    possible to estimate

    Obama is an ____ man, and I also ____ he wins again

5 True/False questions

  1. elixirsubstance believed to have power to cure ills

    The doctor gave me a prescription but told me to not expect it to be an ____


  2. fulminatedenounce


  3. formidablemenacing, threatening

    The U.S. is a ____ economic and military power


  4. hirsutehairy

    Chimpanzees are our ____ relatives


  5. expatriateto speak or write at length


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