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5 Matching questions

  1. malinger
  2. loiter
  3. Dovetail
  4. pithy
  5. forlorn
  1. a (v.) to pretend illness to avoid duty or work, lie down on the job
    (Syn.) goof off, shirk
  2. b (v.) to linger in an aimless way, hang around, dawdle, tarry
    (Ant.) hurry along
  3. c (adj.) totally abandoned and helpless; sad and lonely; wretched or pitiful; almost hopeless
    (Syn.) woebegone, forsaken, bereft, pathetic
    (Ant.) jaunty, buoyant, blithe, chipper
  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. (adj.) twisted, turned to one side; cleverly and often grimly humorous
    (Syn.) dryly amusing, ironic, droll
    (Ant.) humorless, solemn, straight
  2. (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
  3. (v.) to hesitate, stumble, lose courage; to speak hesitatingly; to lose drive, weaken, decline
    (Syn.) waver
    (Ant.) persevere, plug away at
  4. (n.) a physical defect; a hindrance, obstacle
    (Syn.) obstruction, stumbling block
    (Ant.) help, advantage, asset, plus
  5. (adj.) firmly fixed; constant, not moving or changing
    (Syn.) loyal, faithful, unwavering
    (Ant.) inconstant, fickle, unreliable, vacillating

5 True/False questions

  1. Adapt(V.)To adjust or change to suit conditions
    (Syn.) regulate, alter, acclimate
    (Ant.) remain unchange

          

  2. foreboding(adj.) totally abandoned and helpless; sad and lonely; wretched or pitiful; almost hopeless
    (Syn.) woebegone, forsaken, bereft, pathetic
    (Ant.) jaunty, buoyant, blithe, chipper

          

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

          

  4. plunder(v.) to rob by force, especially during wartime; to seize wrongfully; (n.) property stolen by force
    (Syn.) (v.) pillage, loot, sack
    (n.) spoils, pelf

          

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

          

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