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5 Matching questions

  1. periphrastic
  2. asperity
  3. corpulent
  4. diffident
  5. procrustean
  1. a adj: tortuous, rambling, circumlocutory, wordy
  2. b adj: enforcing uniformity or conformity usually by violent/arbitrary(dictatorial) means; Procrustes=a cruel robber
  3. c adj: shy, bashful, insecure, hesitant, self-concious, reticent, timid
  4. d adj: fat, obese, overweight, chubby, plump
  5. e n: harshness, sharpness, acerbity, sarcasm, severity

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. adj: twisting, turning, hard to follow, complicated, complex
  2. v: to denigrate, to defame, to criticize unfairly, to speak badly/falsely about
  3. n: composure, coolness of mind, calmness, self-control
  4. n: a safeguard or source of protection
  5. n: abuse, blame, criticism, defamation, denigration, insult, slander

5 True/False questions

  1. iridescentadj: sparkling, shimmering, showing luminous colors that seem to change from different angles


  2. stringentadj: fat, obese, overweight, chubby, plump


  3. incontrovertibleadj: unquestionable, indisputable, undeniable


  4. parvenuadj: twisting, turning, hard to follow, complicated, complex


  5. canardn: a falsity, usually a derogatory story/report/rumor


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