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5 Matching Questions

  1. gadfly (448)
  2. Riffraff (434)
  3. waylaid (332)
  4. lurching (284)
  5. Connoisseur (437)
  1. a an expert judgement in matters of taste The cheese connoisseur was able to tell us which cheeses to buy in certain places around the world.
  2. b undesirable people The riffraff involved were given a warning by the teacher.
  3. c to stop or interrupt (someone) and prevent them from proceeding in the conversation or trouble them in some other way: JT waylaid Nicholas, who was dressed inappropriately for the restaurant, throwing him back onto the sidewalk.
  4. d an annoying person that provokes others into action. : The gafly started the fight in the cafeteria
  5. e Make an abrupt, unsteady, uncontrolled movement or series of movements; stagger: "the car lurched forward".

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. a precision tool with a mechanically rotated abrasive tip, for enlarging holes to precise dimensions.
  2. A group of ships or vehicles traveling together, typically accompanied by armed troops, warships, or other vehicles for protection.
  3. the ensigns or emblems of royalty, as the crown or scepter or ceremonial clothes/robes of royalty
  4. to move lightly and swiftly; fly, dart, or skim along.
  5. to enjoy oneself in a noisy way He reveled in the fact that he won and I lost.

5 True/False Questions

  1. cinched (303)to cut or engrave into the surface of something. There were many old drawings etched in the stone cavern that I could not identify.


  2. roundhouse (453)a locomotive maintenance shed built around a turntable


  3. wraith (256)A ghost or ghostlike image of someone


  4. heady (349)potent; intoxicating. Only a few glasses of this heady wine will knock you out


  5. ample (299)plentiful; large and accomodating


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