5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- grubbing (299)
- droves (443)
- flitted (447)
- ruck (447)
- disabuse (352)
- a mass of a tightly packed crowd of people : Harry squeezed through the ruck to order another soda.
- b to dig or poke in the earth or soil
- c to move lightly and swiftly; fly, dart, or skim along.
- d a large grouping of people or things; a crowd or a flock The cold air brings droves of birds from the north.
- e to persuade someone that an idea or belief is a mistaken or untrue He tried to disabuse me by telling me that my political stance was uneducated and incorrect.
5 Multiple choice questions
- 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.
- potent; intoxicating. Only a few glasses of this heady wine will knock you out
- 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.
- an annoying person that provokes others into action. : The gafly started the fight in the cafeteria
- highly distinguished; renowned; famous. Michaelangelo was a very illustrious painter
5 True/False questions
infernal (339) → Fearless, adventurous: The intrepid explorer was lost in a maze.
Loamy (428) → To persistently carry out attacks on. We won the battle by harrying the other side.
Cocksure (437) → an expert judgement in matters of taste The cheese connoisseur was able to tell us which cheeses to buy in certain places around the world.
grisly (274) → quick and active; lively: brisk trading; a brisk walk.
Guile (472) → sly or cunning intelligence He used all his guile and guts to free himself from the muddle he was in.