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5 Matching questions

  1. Brazen (438)
  2. sumptuous (286)
  3. swilled (342)
  4. baubles (332)
  5. waylaid (332)
  1. a Of a size or splendor suggesting great expense.
  2. b cause liquid to swirl around in a container or cavity. He swilled the beer in it's mug.
  3. c bold and without shame The brazen warmonger frustrated many people.
  4. d 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.
  5. e a showy, usually cheap, ornament. The baubles that were attached to the end of the fishing rod helped to attract fish. OR In New York City, merchants sell baubles on the sidewalks, and many tourists like to pick up a bunch of them to take home as souvenirs.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. a murderous person, violent. The violent city was full of cut throat and crime.
  2. a person who wanders from place to place without a home or job
  3. waste time; I couldn't dawdle over my coffee any longer.
  4. Something that is given great respect and is admired. The revered doctor was famous for his work with transplants.
  5. partially open. It annoys me when my sister enters my room and exits, leaving the door ajar.

5 True/False questions

  1. render(253)a risky or daring journey or undertaking. The pioneers set out on a venture for discovery, but they didn't realize that many dangers were on their way


  2. clambering (353)Move with a slow, shuffling, awkward gait: he shambled off down the corridor.


  3. whetted (447)to sharpen (a knife, tool, etc.) by grinding or friction. Ex: We had to whet the knife to make it sharper. Or, The smell of bacon frying on the stove whetted my appetite.


  4. milling(440)showing or having an insensitive and cruel disregard for others.


  5. maw (278)the mouth, throat, or gullet of an animal, especially a carnivorous mammal


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