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5 Matching Questions

  1. wily (440)
  2. eloquence (351)
  3. cut-throat (304)
  4. recoup (441)
  5. brash (284)
  1. a skilled at gaining an advantage, esp. deceitfully: his wily opponents.
  2. b to regain or make good; to compensate The army had to recoup from the loss they had at the battle.
  3. c impertinent; impudent; tactless: "A brash young man is not wise enough to make his own decisions."
  4. d a murderous person, violent. The violent city was full of cut throat and crime.
  5. e fluent or persuasive speaking or writing The speaker's eloquence was extremely admirable, and beautiful.

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. sulfur. Hell is often depicted as full of fire and brimstone.
  2. A reddish-brown color: "the woods in autumn are a riot of russet and gold"
  3. a brief, strong rush of wind. A burst of something such as rain, sound, or emotion : gusts of rain lashed down the narrow alleys.
  4. great energy or pursuit of a cause or objective. He approached the task with zeal.
  5. a solemn procession, esp. for a funeral.

5 True/False Questions

  1. upbraiding (283)smell strongly and unpleasantly; stink; figurative be suggestive of something unpleasant or disapproved of ; the speeches reeked of anti-Semitism.


  2. milling(440)to move around in a confused mass: people milled about the room, shaking hands


  3. menials (329)potent; intoxicating. Only a few glasses of this heady wine will knock you out


  4. 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.


  5. swilled (342)to be the male parent of (an animal).


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