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5 Matching questions

  1. chimerical
  2. poltroon
  3. quasi
  4. oblivious
  5. adjunct
  1. a (n.) a base coward
    SYN: craven, dastard, "chicken"
    ANT: hero, stalwart, gallant
  2. b (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. c (adj.) resembling but not actually being; seemingly but not actually or completely
    SYN: kind of, semi-, as if
    ANT: totally, completely, actually, in fact
  4. d (adj.) forgetful; unaware
    SYN: insensible
    ANT: aware, mindful, cognizant, alert
  5. e (adj.) absurd; wildly fantastic; impossible
    SYN: fanciful, visionary, quixotic, pie-in-the-sky
    ANT: realistic, down-to-earth, practicable

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. (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
  2. (adj.) irreverently mocking; coarse, vulgar, or indecent in language
    SYN: bawdy, risque
    ANT: seemly, proper, decorous
  3. (v.) to howl or screech like a cat; to quarrel; (n.) a harsh or noisy cry; a racket
    SYN: (v.) whine; (n.) wail, screech
  4. (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
  5. (n.) a patch of low, soft, wet ground; a swamp; a confusing situation in which one is entrapped, as in quicksand
    SYN: bog, quagmire
    ANT: solid ground, bedrock, terra firma

5 True/False questions

  1. vignette(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

          

  2. supine(adj.) resembling but not actually being; seemingly but not actually or completely
    SYN: kind of, semi-, as if
    ANT: totally, completely, actually, in fact

          

  3. effete(adj.) lying flat on one's back; listless or lethargic; apathetic or passive
    SYN: prone, prostrate, inert
    ANT: upright, erect, perpendicular, vertical

          

  4. proselyte(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. hidebound(adj.) irreverently mocking; coarse, vulgar, or indecent in language
    SYN: bawdy, risque
    ANT: seemly, proper, decorous

          

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