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5 Matching Questions

  1. explicit
  2. incendiary
  3. obsequies
  4. persona
  5. panache
  1. a [L. penna-feather] (n) a confident and stylish manner; a strikingly elaborate or colorful display
  2. b [L. a face mask used by actors; hence, a character] (n) the outward character or role that a person assumes
  3. c [L. ex-out + plicare-to fold] (adj) fully and clearly expressed or demonstrated; having nothing merely implied; unequivocal; definite and unreserved in expression; having sexual acts or nudity clearly depicted
  4. d (adj) tending to arouse strife; inflammatory; pertaining to the criminal setting on fire of property (n) a person who stirs up strife; an agitator
  5. e [L. ob-upon + sequi-to follow] (n) funeral rites or ceremonies

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. [L. re-again + pudere-to shame] (v) to reject as having authority or binding force; to cast off or disown
  2. [L. dia-through + phanes-appearing] (adj) very sheer and light, almost completely transparent
  3. [OF re-again + joindere-to join] (n) a comeback; an answer to a reply; a quick reply (especially a witty or critical one) to a question or remark
  4. [L. quaerere-to ask] (n) a seeking or request for truth, information, or knowledge; an investigation, as into an incident; charges; a question; query
  5. [L. sacer-sacred + santus-holy] (adj) very sacred, extremely holy; inviolable; set apart or immune from questioning or attack

5 True/False Questions

  1. vicissitude[L. in + murus-a wall] (vt) to enclose or confine within walls; to imprison; to seclude or isolate

          

  2. 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

          

  3. immure[L. in + murus-a wall] (vt) to enclose or confine within walls; to imprison; to seclude or isolate

          

  4. tendentious[L. tendere-to stretch] (adj) intended to promote a particular point of view, doctrine, or cause; biased or partisan

          

  5. semantics[L. tendere-to stretch] (adj) intended to promote a particular point of view, doctrine, or cause; biased or partisan

          

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