NAME

Question types


Start with


Question limit

of 20 available terms

Advertisement Upgrade to remove ads
Print test

5 Written questions

5 Matching questions

  1. bellwether
  2. fait accompli
  3. proselyte
  4. ribald
  5. effete
  1. a (n.) a convert; a disciple
    SYN: novice, neophyte
    ANT: master, teacher, guide, guru
  2. b (adj.) irreverently mocking; coarse, vulgar, or indecent in language
    SYN: bawdy, risque
    ANT: seemly, proper, decorous
  3. c (n.) the male sheep that leads the flock to the slaughterhouse; a leader, as in a desperate or violent undertaking; an indicator of trends
    SYN: ringleader, initiator, barometer
    ANT: follower, imitator, emulator
  4. d (adj.) lacking in wholesome vigor or energy; worn-out or exhausted; sterile or unable to produce; out-of-date
    SYN: decadent, enfeebled, outmoded
    ANT: thriving, burgeoning, vigorous, dynamic
  5. e (n.) an accomplished and presumably irreversible deed, fact, or action
    SYN: accomplished fact

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. (n.) something illusory, without substance, or without a basis in reality; an illusion
    SYN: optical illusion
  2. (adj.) lying flat on one's back; listless or lethargic; apathetic or passive
    SYN: prone, prostrate, inert
    ANT: upright, erect, perpendicular, vertical
  3. (adj.) offensive or disgusting; foul-smelling; harmful or injurious
    SYN: fetid, noxious, vile, loathsome
    ANT: wholesome, pleasant, sweet-smelling
  4. (n.) a short description or sketch; a picture or illustration with edges that gradually shade off; a decorative design on the title page of a book or at the beginning or end of a chapter
    SYN: thumbnail sketch, anecdote
    ANT: epic, full-length treatment
  5. (n.) a base coward
    SYN: craven, dastard, "chicken"
    ANT: hero, stalwart, gallant

5 True/False questions

  1. morass(n.) something illusory, without substance, or without a basis in reality; an illusion
    SYN: optical illusion

          

  2. adjunct(n.) something added to something else as helpful or useful but not essential; an assistant or helper; a valuable quality or characteristic; (adj.) added or connected in a subordinate capacity; attached to a faculty or staff in an auxiliary capacity
    SYN: (n.) associate, addition, accessory

          

  3. oblivious(n.) a base coward
    SYN: craven, dastard, "chicken"
    ANT: hero, stalwart, gallant

          

  4. chimerical(n.) any system of things or people arranged or graded one above another in order of rank, wealth, class, etc.
    SYN: chain of command, pecking order

          

  5. caterwaul(adj.) absurd; wildly fantastic; impossible
    SYN: fanciful, visionary, quixotic, pie-in-the-sky
    ANT: realistic, down-to-earth, practicable

          

Create Set