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5 Matching questions

  1. commensurate
  2. panache
  3. repudiate
  4. rejoinder
  5. semantics
  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. com-with + mensurare-to measure] (adj) equal in size, extent, duration, or importance; proportionate; measurable by the same standards
  4. d [L. penna-feather] (n) a confident and stylish manner; a strikingly elaborate or colorful display
  5. e [Gk. sema-sign] (n) the study of meaning; the meaning or the interpretation of meaning, of a word, sentence, etc.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. [Fr. in-not + soucier-to care] (adj) carefree, happy-go-lucky, blithely indifferent or unconcerned
  2. [L. dia-through + phanes-appearing] (adj) very sheer and light, almost completely transparent
  3. [L. in + murus-a wall] (vt) to enclose or confine within walls; to imprison; to seclude or isolate
  4. [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
  5. (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 True/False questions

  1. persona[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

          

  2. 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

          

  3. sacrosanct[L. a face mask used by actors; hence, a character] (n) the outward character or role that a person assumes

          

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

          

  5. inquiry[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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