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5 Matching questions

  1. Expostulate
  2. Elicit
  3. Provincial
  4. Umbrage
  5. Hackneyed
  1. a (v.) To attempt to dissuade someone from some course or decision by earnest reasoning
  2. b (adj.) Used so often as to lack freshness or originality
  3. c (v.) To draw forth, bring out from some source
  4. d (n.) Shade cast by trees; foliage giving shade; an overshadowing influence or power; offense, resentment; a vague suspicion
  5. e (adj.) 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; (n.) a person with a narrow point of view; a person from an outlying area; a soldier from a province or colony

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
  2. (n.) A special right or privilege; a special quality showing excellence
  3. (n.) The expression of approval or favorable opinion, praise; official approval
  4. (n.) A hint, indirect suggestion, or reference (often in a derogatory sense)
  5. (v.) To plead on behalf of someone else; to serve as a third party or go-between in a disagreement

5 True/False questions

  1. Petulatant(adj.) Peevish, annoyed by trifles, easily irritated and upset

          

  2. Hiatus(n.) A gap, opening, break (in the sense of having an element missing)

          

  3. Meritiorious(adj.) Excessively smooth or smug; trying too hard to give an impression of earnestness, sincerity, or piety; fatty, oily; pliable

          

  4. Jaded(adj.) Wearied, worn-out, dulled (in the sense of being satiated by excessive indulgence)

          

  5. Assuage(v.) To make easier or milder, relieve; to quiet, calm; to put an end to, appease, satisfy, quench

          

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