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5 Matching questions

  1. elicit
  2. hiatus
  3. hackneyed
  4. assuage
  5. coalition
  1. a (v.) to make easier or milder, relieve; to quiet, calm; to put an end to, appease, satisfy, quench

    Syn: mitigate, alleviate, slake, allay
    Ant: intensify, aggravate, exacerbate
  2. b (v.) to draw forth, bring out form some source (such as another person)

    Syn: call forth evoke, extract, educe
    Ant: repress, quash, squelch, stifle
  3. c (n.) a combination, union, or merger for some specific purpose

    Syn: alliance, league, federation, combine
    Ant: splinter group
  4. d (adj.) used so often as to lack freshness or originality

    Syn: banal, trite, commonplace, corny
    Ant: new, fresh, novel, original
  5. e (n.) a gap, opening, break (in the sense of having an element missing)

    Syn: pause, lacuna
    Ant: continuity, continuation

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. (adj.) causing shock, horror, or revulsion; sensational; pale or sallow in color; terrible or passionate in intensity or lack of restraint

    Syn: gruesome, gory, grisly, baleful, ghastly
    Ant: pleasant, attractive, appealing, wholesome
  2. (adj.) worthy, deserving recognition and praise

    Syn: praiseworthy, laudable, commendable
    Ant: blameworthy, reprehensible, discreditable
  3. (v) to make a pretense of, imitate; to show the outer signs of

    Syn: feign, pretend, affect
  4. (n.) the expression of approval or favorable opinion, praise; official approval

    Syn: commendation, sanction
    Ant: disapproval, condemnation, censure
  5. (n.) shade cast by trees; foliage giving shade; and overshadowing influence or power; offense, resentment; a vague suspicion

    Syn: irritation, pique, annoyance
    Ant: pleasure, delight, satisfaction

5 True/False questions

  1. prerogative(n.) the expression of approval or favorable opinion, praise; official approval

    Syn: commendation, sanction
    Ant: disapproval, condemnation, censure

          

  2. provincial(v.) to draw forth, bring out form some source (such as another person)

    Syn: call forth evoke, extract, educe
    Ant: repress, quash, squelch, stifle

          

  3. innuendo(adj.) wearied, worn-out, dulled (in the sense of being satiated by excessive indulgence)

    Syn: sated, surfeited, cloyed
    Ant: unspoiled, uncloyed

          

  4. intercede(n.) a hint, indirect suggestion, or reference (often in a derogatory sense)

    Syn: insinuation, intimation
    Ant: direct statement

          

  5. transcend(v.) to rise above or beyond, exceed

    Syn: surpass, outstrip

          

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