5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- wily (440)
- eloquence (351)
- cut-throat (304)
- recoup (441)
- brash (284)
- a skilled at gaining an advantage, esp. deceitfully: his wily opponents.
- b to regain or make good; to compensate The army had to recoup from the loss they had at the battle.
- c impertinent; impudent; tactless: "A brash young man is not wise enough to make his own decisions."
- d a murderous person, violent. The violent city was full of cut throat and crime.
- e fluent or persuasive speaking or writing The speaker's eloquence was extremely admirable, and beautiful.
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- sulfur. Hell is often depicted as full of fire and brimstone.
- A reddish-brown color: "the woods in autumn are a riot of russet and gold"
- a brief, strong rush of wind. A burst of something such as rain, sound, or emotion : gusts of rain lashed down the narrow alleys.
- great energy or pursuit of a cause or objective. He approached the task with zeal.
- a solemn procession, esp. for a funeral.
5 True/False Questions
upbraiding (283) → smell strongly and unpleasantly; stink; figurative be suggestive of something unpleasant or disapproved of ; the speeches reeked of anti-Semitism.
milling(440) → to move around in a confused mass: people milled about the room, shaking hands
menials (329) → potent; intoxicating. Only a few glasses of this heady wine will knock you out
zest (462) → Great enthusiasm and energy. She approached her Odyssey paper draft with the zest of one who had more than enough evidence to help her prove her thesis.
swilled (342) → to be the male parent of (an animal).