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5 Matching Questions

  1. Dovetail
  2. impediment
  3. pithy
  4. loiter
  5. simper
  1. a (n.) a physical defect; a hindrance, obstacle
    (Syn.) obstruction, stumbling block
    (Ant.) help, advantage, asset, plus
  2. b (v.) to linger in an aimless way, hang around, dawdle, tarry
    (Ant.) hurry along
  3. c (v.) to smile or speak in a silly, forced way;
    (n.) a silly, forced smile
    (Syn.) (v.) snicker, smirk, titter, giggle
  4. d (v.) to fit together exactly; to connect so as to form a whole;
    (n.) a carpentry figure resembling a dove's tail
    (Syn.) (v.) mesh, jive, harmonize
    (Ant.) clash, be at odds
  5. e (adj.) short but full of meaning and point
    (Syn.) terse, short and sweet, meaty, telling
    (Ant.) wordy, verbose, long-winded, follish, inane

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. (n.) the quality of exceeding all moral bounds; an exceedingly evil act; huge size, immensity
    (Syn.) atrociousness, heinousness, atrocity, vastness
    (Ant.) mildness, harmlessness, innocuousness
  2. (v.) to abuse or belittle unjustly or maliciously
    (Syn.) malign, defame, denigrate, traduce
    (Ant.) Glorify, extol, lionize
  3. (adj.) twisted, turned to one side; cleverly and often grimly humorous
    (Syn.) dryly amusing, ironic, droll
    (Ant.) humorless, solemn, straight
  4. (adj.) totally abandoned and helpless; sad and lonely; wretched or pitiful; almost hopeless
    (Syn.) woebegone, forsaken, bereft, pathetic
    (Ant.) jaunty, buoyant, blithe, chipper
  5. (V.)To adjust or change to suit conditions
    (Syn.) regulate, alter, acclimate
    (Ant.) remain unchange

5 True/False Questions

  1. Attest(v.) to hesitate, stumble, lose courage; to speak hesitatingly; to lose drive, weaken, decline
    (Syn.) waver
    (Ant.) persevere, plug away at


  2. steadfast(adj.) firmly fixed; constant, not moving or changing
    (Syn.) loyal, faithful, unwavering
    (Ant.) inconstant, fickle, unreliable, vacillating


  3. falter(v.) to linger in an aimless way, hang around, dawdle, tarry
    (Ant.) hurry along


  4. imperative(adj.) necessary, urgent;
    (n.) a form of a verb expressing a command; that which is necessary or required
    (Syn.) (Adj.) essential, indispensable, mandatory
    (Ant.) (Adj.) nonessential, unnecessary, optional


  5. waif(n.) a person (usually a child) without a home or friend; a stray person or animal; something that comes along by chance, a stray bit
    (Syn.) stray, ragamuffin, street urchin


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