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5 Matching questions

  1. repudiate
  2. vicissitude
  3. rejoinder
  4. emolument
  5. diaphanous
  1. a [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
  2. b [L. re-again + pudere-to shame] (v) to reject as having authority or binding force; to cast off or disown
  3. c [L. e-out + molere-to grind (miller's fee)] (n) payment; profit derived from an office or employment; a fee or salary
  4. d [L. dia-through + phanes-appearing] (adj) very sheer and light, almost completely transparent
  5. e [L. vicis-a turn] (n) a change, variation, or alteration; pl.--successive changing phases, "ups and downs"

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. [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
  2. [L. in + murus-a wall] (vt) to enclose or confine within walls; to imprison; to seclude or isolate
  3. (adj) tending to arouse strife; inflammatory; pertaining to the criminal setting on fire of property (n) a person who stirs up strife; an agitator
  4. [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
  5. [L. a face mask used by actors; hence, a character] (n) the outward character or role that a person assumes

5 True/False questions

  1. panache[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

          

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

          

  3. commensurate[L. com-with + mensurare-to measure] (adj) equal in size, extent, duration, or importance; proportionate; measurable by the same standards

          

  4. philippic[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

          

  5. 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

          

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