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5 Matching Questions

  1. semantics
  2. premise
  3. persona
  4. emolument
  5. inquiry
  1. a [L. quaerere-to ask] (n) a seeking or request for truth, information, or knowledge; an investigation, as into an incident; charges; a question; query
  2. b [L. pre-before + mittere-to send] (n) a basis, stated or assumed, on which reasoning proceeds; a proposition supporting a conclusion; a tract of land including its buildings (vt) to set forth beforehand, as by way of introduction or explanation
  3. c [Gk. sema-sign] (n) the study of meaning; the meaning or the interpretation of meaning, of a word, sentence, etc.
  4. d [L. a face mask used by actors; hence, a character] (n) the outward character or role that a person assumes
  5. e [L. e-out + molere-to grind (miller's fee)] (n) payment; profit derived from an office or employment; a fee or salary

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. [L. ob-upon + sequi-to follow] (n) funeral rites or ceremonies
  2. [L. re-again + pudere-to shame] (v) to reject as having authority or binding force; to cast off or disown
  3. [Gk. Philip, king of Macedon, denounced in several of Demosthenes's speeches] (n) a bitter verbal attack
  4. [L. tendere-to stretch] (adj) intended to promote a particular point of view, doctrine, or cause; biased or partisan
  5. [L. com-with + mensurare-to measure] (adj) equal in size, extent, duration, or importance; proportionate; measurable by the same standards

5 True/False Questions

  1. diaphanous[L. penna-feather] (n) a confident and stylish manner; a strikingly elaborate or colorful display

          

  2. panache[L. penna-feather] (n) a confident and stylish manner; a strikingly elaborate or colorful display

          

  3. hegemony[Gk. hegemon-leader] (n) predominant influence exercised by one nation over others; aggression or expansionism by large nations in an effort to achieve world domination

          

  4. vicissitude[L. vicis-a turn] (n) a change, variation, or alteration; pl.--successive changing phases, "ups and downs"

          

  5. insouciant[L. quaerere-to ask] (n) a seeking or request for truth, information, or knowledge; an investigation, as into an incident; charges; a question; query

          

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