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5 Matching questions

  1. intercede
  2. hackneyed
  3. unctuous
  4. umbrage
  5. assuage
  1. a used so often as to lack freshness or originality
  2. b excessively smooth or smug; trying too hard to give an impression of earnestness, sincerity, or piety, fatty, oily; pliable
  3. c to plead on behalf of someone else; to serve as a third party or go-between in a disagreement
  4. d shade cast by trees; foliage giving shade; an overshadowing influence or power; offence, resentment; a vague suspicion
  5. e to make easier or milder, relieve; to quiet, calm; to put an end to, appease, satisfy, quench

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. causing shock, horro, or revulsion; sensational; pale or sallow in color; terrible or passionate in intensity or lack of restraint
  2. pertaining 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
  3. wearied, worn-out, dulled (in the sense of being satiated by excessive indulgence)
  4. a combination, union, or merger for some specific purpose
  5. to draw forth, bring out from some source (such as another person)

5 True/False questions

  1. decadencewearied, worn-out, dulled (in the sense of being satiated by excessive indulgence)


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


  3. petulantpeevish, annoyed by trifles, easily irritated and upset


  4. approbationa special right or privelege; a special right or privilege; a speacial quality showing excellence


  5. transcendto rise above or beyond, exceed


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