NAME: ________________________

Question Types


Start With


Question Limit

of 20 available terms

Advertisement Upgrade to remove ads

5 Written Questions

5 Matching Questions

  1. fait accompli
  2. caterwaul
  3. poltroon
  4. adjunct
  5. morass
  1. a (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
  2. b (v.) to howl or screech like a cat; to quarrel; (n.) a harsh or noisy cry; a racket
    SYN: (v.) whine; (n.) wail, screech
  3. c (n.) a base coward
    SYN: craven, dastard, "chicken"
    ANT: hero, stalwart, gallant
  4. d (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. e (n.) an accomplished and presumably irreversible deed, fact, or action
    SYN: accomplished fact

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. (adj.) resembling but not actually being; seemingly but not actually or completely
    SYN: kind of, semi-, as if
    ANT: totally, completely, actually, in fact
  2. (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 lacking in wholesome vigor or energy; worn-out or exhausted; sterile or unable to produce; out-of-date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
  3. (adj.) forgetful; unaware
    SYN: insensible
    ANT: aware, mindful, cognizant, alert
  4. (n.) something illusory, without substance, or without a basis in reality; an illusion
    SYN: optical illusion
  5. (adj.) offensive or disgusting; foul-smelling; harmful or injurious
    SYN: fetid, noxious, vile, loathsome
    ANT: wholesome, pleasant, sweet-smelling

5 True/False Questions

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

          

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

          

  3. raillery(n.) good-humored ridicule; teasing
    SYN: banter, persiflage

          

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

          

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

          

Create Set