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5 Matching questions

  1. palladium
  2. traduce
  3. corpulent
  4. canard
  5. parvenu
  1. a n: a person who has gained a greater wealth/importance but has not acquired the appropriate manners/dress/surroundings, a social climber who lacks sophistication/class
  2. b v: to denigrate, to defame, to criticize unfairly, to speak badly/falsely about
  3. c n: a falsity, usually a derogatory story/report/rumor
  4. d n: a safeguard or source of protection
  5. e adj: fat, obese, overweight, chubby, plump

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. adj: gloomy, melancholy, depressed, dark, miserable, despondent, dispirited, moody
  2. adj: bossy, arrogant, commanding, dictatorial, overbearing
  3. adj: tortuous, rambling, circumlocutory, wordy
  4. adj: shy, bashful, insecure, hesitant, self-concious, reticent, timid
  5. n: harshness, sharpness, acerbity, sarcasm, severity

5 True/False questions

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

          

  2. amenableadj: cooperative, persuadable, manageable, compliant, obedient

          

  3. desiccaten: persistence, perseverance, stubbornness, obduracy, obstinacy, tirelessness

          

  4. procrusteann: a person who has gained a greater wealth/importance but has not acquired the appropriate manners/dress/surroundings, a social climber who lacks sophistication/class

          

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

          

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