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5 Matching questions

  1. sacrosanct
  2. rejoinder
  3. tendentious
  4. hegemony
  5. immure
  1. a [L. tendere-to stretch] (adj) intended to promote a particular point of view, doctrine, or cause; biased or partisan
  2. b [L. sacer-sacred + santus-holy] (adj) very sacred, extremely holy; inviolable; set apart or immune from questioning or attack
  3. c [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. d [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. e [L. in + murus-a wall] (vt) to enclose or confine within walls; to imprison; to seclude or isolate

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. (adj) tending to arouse strife; inflammatory; pertaining to the criminal setting on fire of property (n) a person who stirs up strife; an agitator
  2. [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. [L. e-out + molere-to grind (miller's fee)] (n) payment; profit derived from an office or employment; a fee or salary
  4. [L. ob-upon + sequi-to follow] (n) funeral rites or ceremonies
  5. [L. vicis-a turn] (n) a change, variation, or alteration; pl.--successive changing phases, "ups and downs"

5 True/False questions

  1. diaphanous[Gk. sema-sign] (n) the study of meaning; the meaning or the interpretation of meaning, of a word, sentence, etc.

          

  2. semantics[Gk. sema-sign] (n) the study of meaning; the meaning or the interpretation of meaning, of a word, sentence, etc.

          

  3. repudiate[L. re-again + pudere-to shame] (v) to reject as having authority or binding force; to cast off or disown

          

  4. 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

          

  5. insouciant[Fr. in-not + soucier-to care] (adj) carefree, happy-go-lucky, blithely indifferent or unconcerned

          

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