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  1. pusillanimous
  2. cauterize
  3. marinade
  4. pontificate
  5. exhume
  1. a to burn with a hot iron or a chemical to destroy abnormal tissue and/or to stop infection and/or bleeding
  2. b a liquid often seasoned with spices or herbs to flavor meat or fish for a period of time before cooking
  3. c -to speak with pompous authority
    -the office of a pontiff; papacy
  4. d -to dig out of the ground or from a grave; to disinter
    -to bring to light; to uncover
  5. e cowardly; fearful

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. -to remove water or moisture
    -to lose water or moisture
  2. -superfluous; exceeding what is needed, or what is needed no longer
    -verbose; needlessly repetitious
  3. rich, dark organic material formed by decay of vegetable matter, essential to soil's fertility
  4. an exaggeration;a figure expressing excess
  5. -referring to the center of the earth in measurement or observation
    -considering the earth as the center of a planetary system

5 True/False questions

  1. rustic-typical of country life and people; simple; rough
    -a rural person


  2. terra cotta-ceramic clay used in pottery, statuary, and construction
    -referring to the color of the clay, a reddish brown that may vary from gray or orange to dark brown


  3. scintillate-to go to the country
    -to cause to become rustic


  4. diaphanous-a revelatory manifestation of a divine being
    -a revelation; a flash of understanding of the true nature of something


  5. effluent-a stream or overflow from a larger body of water, or from a channel or sewer
    -flowing out


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