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5 Matching Questions

  1. blunder (280)
  2. craven (482)
  3. Reeking (485)
  4. Folly (482)
  5. recoup (441)
  1. a to move or act blindly, stupidly, or without direction or steady guidance
  2. b smell strongly and unpleasantly; stink; figurative be suggestive of something unpleasant or disapproved of ; the speeches reeked of anti-Semitism.
  3. c to regain or make good; to compensate The army had to recoup from the loss they had at the battle.
  4. d contemptibly lacking in courage; cowardly : The general was ashamed of his craven refusal of his moral duty.
  5. e a foolish action, practice, idea, etc.; absurdity: the folly of performing without a rehearsal.

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. 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.
  2. rhythmic swing
  3. 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.
  4. respected and impressive
  5. 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

  1. callous(460)to move around in a confused mass: people milled about the room, shaking hands


  2. 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.


  3. insolence (349)of, relating to, or characteristic of hell or the underworld. The infernal is a deadly place.


  4. 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.


  5. Revels (438)Something that is given great respect and is admired. The revered doctor was famous for his work with transplants.


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