5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- grubbing (299)
- illustrious (319)
- Wrested (474)
- dire (279)
- flitted (447)
- a to take something from a person's grasp or possesion by force or power. The knight wrested his opponents sword from his grasp.
- b highly distinguished; renowned; famous. Michaelangelo was a very illustrious painter
- c Causing or involving great fear or suffering; dreadful. Elpenor's risky behavior resulted in dire consequences.
- d to dig or poke in the earth or soil
- e to move lightly and swiftly; fly, dart, or skim along.
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- to get by effort
- a person who wanders from place to place without a home or job
- partially open. It annoys me when my sister enters my room and exits, leaving the door ajar.
- To run in a relaxed and easy way.
- to remain or stay on in a place longer than is usual or expected, as if from reluctance to leave. We lingered awhile after the party, trading highlights of the evening with our hosts.
5 True/False Questions
convoy (291) → A group of ships or vehicles traveling together, typically accompanied by armed troops, warships, or other vehicles for protection.
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.
bartering (334) → Make an abrupt, unsteady, uncontrolled movement or series of movements; stagger: "the car lurched forward".
heyday (308) → great energy or pursuit of a cause or objective. He approached the task with zeal.
yoked (324) → to be the male parent of (an animal).