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5 Matching Questions

  1. sophistry
  2. exact
  3. forbearance
  4. flourish
  5. gerrymander
  1. a reasoning that is subtle and seemingly true but is actually incorrect
  2. b patience
  3. c to divide an area into voting districts in a way that favors a political party


    gerry (governor) redrew MA districts and it looked like a (sala)mander
  4. d embellishment or ornamentation
    thrive

    His speech was full of rhetorical ____
  5. e 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 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. tightly sealed
    magical

    hermes invented a magic seal that could hide the esoteric knowledge of the gods
  2. a person who does all sorts of work; handyman

    Dan S. sometimes works as a ____
  3. substance believed to have power to cure ills


    The doctor gave me a prescription but told me to not expect it to be an ____
  4. 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
  5. hairy

    Chimpanzees are our ____ relatives
    hair-suit

5 True/False Questions

  1. equableadmirable
    possible to estimate


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

          

  2. epistemologybranch of philosophy that examines the nature of knowledge

    epistem (knowledge) - o - logy (study of)

          

  3. hallowedplowed 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

          

  4. gambolplowed 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

          

  5. founderto sink; fail; collapse


    The project ____ed because of a lack of public support

          

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