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5 Matching questions

  1. kitsch
  2. equivocate
  3. It is always painful to part from people whom one has known for a very brief space of time. The absence of old friends one can endure with ___________ .
  4. faux pas
  5. epitome
  1. a a socially awkward or tactless act
  2. b The condo was the ________________ of wealth with the outstanding views and services provided by the concierge.
  3. c art characterized by sentimental, often pretentious bad taste
  4. d to speak or act in a way that allows for more than one interpretation; to be deliberately vague or ambiguous
  5. e equanimity

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. a mild, indirect, or vague word used instead of one considered harsh, blunt, or offensive
  2. dichotomy
  3. fiasco
  4. achieve something by means of trickery or devious methods
  5. preformed with a natural, offhand ease; marked by ease and fluency of speech or writing that suggests or stems from insincerity, superficiality, or deceitfulness

5 True/False questions

  1. idyllicThe pond was an _______________ place to fish because it was recently stocked with trout and other fish.


  2. fastidiousdoing harm in a subtle manner


  3. fait accomplian accomplished and presumably irreversible deed, fact, or action


  4. She began reminiscing about the way she ___________ to get meat during the war by finding a vegetarian family in the neighborhood and trading her vegetable ration card for their meat card.faux pas


  5. "Personal staff time" was a phrase that on the 1980 campaign plane had been considered a ___________ for "nap time."equanimity


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