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5 Matching questions

  1. quixotic (adj)
  2. impasse (n)
  3. constrict (v)
  4. bravado (n)
  5. consensus (n)
  1. a a dead end; no escape, a problem to which there is no solution; deadlock, standoff, stalemate
  2. b a display of false or assumed courage; swagger, bluster, braggadocio; ant: mettle, bravery, pluck
  3. c romantically idealistic; visionary without regard to practical considerations; fanciful, impractical, utopian; ant: realistic, pragmatic
  4. d a collective general agreement of opinion, feeling, or thinking; unanimity, concord, accord, harmony; ant: dissension, discord
  5. e to make smaller or narrower, squeeze; to stop; contract, curb, restrain; ant: enlarge, dilate, expand

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. a person who tells stories and anecdotes with great skill; storyteller, anecdotist
  2. unrestrained; gushy, lavish; ant: restrained, reserved, muted, subdued
  3. feeling of great happiness or well-being; elation, bliss, rapture, ecstasy; ant: melancholy, depression
  4. one who forsakes his or her religion, party, or cause; renegade, defector, turncoat; ant: loyalist
  5. interference or conclusion that doesn't follow logically from preceding facts; illogical reference, unsound conclusion

5 True/False questions

  1. metamorphosis (n)a complete transformation, as if by magic; change, makeover

          

  2. sine qua non (n)an essential element or condition; necessity, requisite, desideratum

          

  3. punctilio (n)an aura or attitude of mystery surrounding someone or something; charisma

          

  4. mystique (n)one who forsakes his or her religion, party, or cause; renegade, defector, turncoat; ant: loyalist

          

  5. vendetta (n)a collective general agreement of opinion, feeling, or thinking; unanimity, concord, accord, harmony; ant: dissension, discord

          

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