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5 Matching questions

  1. liturgy
  2. ribald
  3. quasi
  4. mirage
  5. vignette
  1. a (n.) a religious service or rite; the form of a ritual or other act of public worship
    SYN: ceremony, observance
  2. b (adj.) irreverently mocking; coarse, vulgar, or indecent in language
    SYN: bawdy, risque
    ANT: seemly, proper, decorous
  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 (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. e (n.) something illusory, without substance, or without a basis in reality; an illusion
    SYN: optical illusion

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. (n.) a base coward
    SYN: craven, dastard, "chicken"
    ANT: hero, stalwart, gallant
  2. (n.) a convert; a disciple
    SYN: novice, neophyte
    ANT: master, teacher, guide, guru
  3. (adj.) offensive or disgusting; foul-smelling; harmful or injurious
    SYN: fetid, noxious, vile, loathsome
    ANT: wholesome, pleasant, sweet-smelling
  4. (adj.) narrow-minded and rigid, especially in opinions or prejudices; stubbornly and unthinkingly conservative
    SYN: intolerant, inflexible
    ANT: open-minded, tolerant, liberal, progressive
  5. (adj.) forgetful; unaware
    SYN: insensible
    ANT: aware, mindful, cognizant, alert

5 True/False questions

  1. 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


  2. raillery(n.) a religious service or rite; the form of a ritual or other act of public worship
    SYN: ceremony, observance


  3. fait accompli(n.) an accomplished and presumably irreversible deed, fact, or action
    SYN: accomplished fact


  4. bellwether(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. 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


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