5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- upbraiding (283)
- stint (261)
- to gird (257)
- roundhouse (453)
- Gnarled (433
- a to be frugal get along on a scanty allowance. Don't stint on the food. They stinted for years in order to save money. OR, a person's fixed or allotted period of work : his varied career included a stint as a magician. (noun)
- b a locomotive maintenance shed built around a turntable
- c encircle (a person or part of the body) with a belt or band
- d to find fault with or reproach severely; censure: "The military general upbraided the soldier for his cowardice."
- e )to twist into a knotted or distorted form, having a rugged, weather-beaten appearance; Having spent years at sea, the sailor was now an old man with gnarled, weather-beaten features.
5 Multiple choice questions
- Move with a slow, shuffling, awkward gait: he shambled off down the corridor.
- to work with (a tool, esp. one requiring steady, rhythmic movements) : a tailor delicately plying his needle. OR provide someone with (food or drink) in a continuous or insistent way : a flight attendant who plied them with soft drinks.
- a solemn procession, esp. for a funeral.
- upright in position or posture or raised or directed upward
- shameless or impudent. The boy was foolish in his brazen presumption
5 True/False questions
Uncallused (429) → soft, not having tough, strong skin that has been formed over time with work; The prince's hands were uncallused and tender from living a pampered lifestyle and never doing any manual work.
wrested (474) → to move lightly and swiftly; fly, dart, or skim along.
hilt (272) → Causing or involving great fear or suffering; dreadful. Elpenor's risky behavior resulted in dire consequences.
Bustled (430) → to move or act with a great show of energy (often followed by about ): He bustled about cooking breakfast. to abound or teem with something; display an abundance of something; teem (often followed by with ): The office bustled with people and activity.
Cocksure (437) → presumptuously or arrogantly confident. After they had won the battle, the army was cocksure.