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5 Matching questions

  1. hackneyed
  2. meritorious
  3. lurid
  4. petulant
  5. hiatus
  1. a used so often as to lack freshness or originality
  2. b a gap, opening, break (in the sense of having an element missing)
  3. c peevish, annoyed by trifles, easily irritated and upset
  4. d causing shock, horro, or revulsion; sensational; pale or sallow in color; terrible or passionate in intensity or lack of restraint
  5. e worthy, deserving recognition and praise

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. decline, decay or deterioration; a condition or period of decline or decay; excessive self-indulgence
  2. wearied, worn-out, dulled (in the sense of being satiated by excessive indulgence)
  3. the expression of approval or favorable opinion, praise; official approval
  4. excessively smooth or smug; trying too hard to give an impression of earnestness, sincerity, or piety, fatty, oily; pliable
  5. a hint, indirect suggestion, or reference (often in a degogatory sense)

5 True/False questions

  1. elicitto draw forth, bring out from some source (such as another person)


  2. expostulateto attempt to dissuade someone from some course or descision by earnest reasoning


  3. provincialpertaining to an outlying area; local; narrow in mind or outlook, countrified in the sense of being limited and backward; of a simple, plain design that originated in the countryside; a person with a narrow point of view; a person from an outlying area; a soldier from a province or colony


  4. intercedeto plead on behalf of someone else; to serve as a third party or go-between in a disagreement


  5. prerogativethe expression of approval or favorable opinion, praise; official approval


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