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5 Matching questions

  1. repudiate
  2. emolument
  3. tendentious
  4. incendiary
  5. persona
  1. a [L. a face mask used by actors; hence, a character] (n) the outward character or role that a person assumes
  2. b [L. tendere-to stretch] (adj) intended to promote a particular point of view, doctrine, or cause; biased or partisan
  3. c (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. d [L. e-out + molere-to grind (miller's fee)] (n) payment; profit derived from an office or employment; a fee or salary
  5. e [L. re-again + pudere-to shame] (v) to reject as having authority or binding force; to cast off or disown

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. [L. ob-upon + sequi-to follow] (n) funeral rites or ceremonies
  2. [Gk. sema-sign] (n) the study of meaning; the meaning or the interpretation of meaning, of a word, sentence, etc.
  3. [L. sacer-sacred + santus-holy] (adj) very sacred, extremely holy; inviolable; set apart or immune from questioning or attack
  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. [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

5 True/False questions

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

          

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

          

  3. 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

          

  4. explicit[Gk. Philip, king of Macedon, denounced in several of Demosthenes's speeches] (n) a bitter verbal attack

          

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

          

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