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5 Written questions

5 Matching questions

  1. exhort
  2. fallow
  3. exact
  4. semantics
  5. fresco
  1. a plowed but now sowed; uncultivated


    At the beginning of each school year the teacher looks out at the new students and thinks of a ____ field, ready to be cultivated
  2. b a painting done on plaster
  3. c interpretation of a word or sentence, etc.
  4. d 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
  5. e to urge by strong appeals


    The commander ____ed his troops before sending them into battle

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. to send into exile
    ek-SPAY-tree-ayt

    a person living outside their own land
    ek-SPAY-tree-it
  2. animals of a period or region

    Moving ____ from one habitat into another is not always the best idea
    (same goes for flora)
  3. to free from bad influences / evil spirits


    The psychologist helps to ____ personal demons from the patient's mind
  4. steady; unvarying; serene


    Obama has remained ___ throughout the crisis

    Equal/Equivalent: comparable
    Equitable: fair, just, impartial
    Socialists want money shared equitably
  5. verb: to frolic; leap playfully
    noun: frolicking about

    The children ____ed on the lawn while their parents ate lunch

5 True/False questions

  1. forswearrenounce; repudiate


    He ____ any knowledge of the crime

          

  2. formidablemenacing, threatening
    awe-inspiring

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

          

  3. fulminatemenacing, threatening
    awe-inspiring

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

          

  4. sophistryreasoning that is subtle and seemingly true but is actually incorrect

          

  5. factotumplowed but now sowed; uncultivated


    At the beginning of each school year the teacher looks out at the new students and thinks of a ____ field, ready to be cultivated

          

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