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5 Matching Questions

  1. geocentric
  2. hyperventilation
  3. perigee
  4. ether
  5. exhume
  1. a -the regions of space beyond the earth's atmosphere; the heavens
    -a highly flammable liquid anesthetic
  2. b -to dig out of the ground or from a grave; to disinter
    -to bring to light; to uncover
  3. c the point in its orbit when a planet or a satellite (usually the moon) is nearest the earth
  4. d -referring to the center of the earth in measurement or observation
    -considering the earth as the center of a planetary system
  5. e the condition of taking abnormally fast, deep breaths

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. -a display of fireworks
    -a spectacular display of virtuosity in music, writing, wit, or other accomplishment
  2. -spiritlike in lightness and delicacy
    -heavenly; celestial
  3. -far north; Arctic
    -very cold; frigid
  4. -bubbling up from a liquid
    -very excited; bubbling over with high spirits
  5. a pope or bishop

5 True/False Questions

  1. mountebanka swindler; a charlatan; a trickster


  2. pontificate-to speak with pompous authority
    -the office of a pontiff; papacy


  3. diaphanousallowing light to show through translucent; delicate


  4. repastto reflect or come back either favorable or unfavorably (upon a person or thing)


  5. confluence-a dark, hook-billed sea bird
    -a greedy person


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