5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- blunder (280)
- craven (482)
- Reeking (485)
- Folly (482)
- recoup (441)
- a to move or act blindly, stupidly, or without direction or steady guidance
- b smell strongly and unpleasantly; stink; figurative be suggestive of something unpleasant or disapproved of ; the speeches reeked of anti-Semitism.
- c to regain or make good; to compensate The army had to recoup from the loss they had at the battle.
- d contemptibly lacking in courage; cowardly : The general was ashamed of his craven refusal of his moral duty.
- e a foolish action, practice, idea, etc.; absurdity: the folly of performing without a rehearsal.
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- a structure consisting of a roof supported by columns at regular intervals, typically attached as a porch to a building. The classrooms at St. John's School are in the portico around the grassy quad.
- rhythmic swing
- abrupt in manner, blunt, rough, straighforward. The piano teacher did not beat around the bush and gave her student a brusque response to the horrible song.
- respected and impressive
- 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
5 True/False Questions
callous(460) → to move around in a confused mass: people milled about the room, shaking hands
deferred (459) → to postpone or delay or to put off. The student deferred drafting her paper until she had more than enough evidence to support her working thesis.
insolence (349) → of, relating to, or characteristic of hell or the underworld. The infernal is a deadly place.
imperious (326) → urgent; imperative: imperious need. Or, My older sister always uses an imperious tone with me, thinking she's the boss of all of us just because she's older.
Revels (438) → Something that is given great respect and is admired. The revered doctor was famous for his work with transplants.