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5 Matching Questions

  1. quixotic (adj)
  2. dichotomy (n)
  3. quagmire (n)
  4. mystique (n)
  5. vendetta (n)
  1. a a prolonged feud characterized by retaliatory acts of revenge; any act motivated by vengeance; blood feud, rivalry
  2. b a branching or forking in an ancestral line; schism, division, bifurcation; ant: uniformity, oneness
  3. c soft, soggy mud or slush; a difficult or entrapping situation; fen, marsh, morass; ant: bedrock, terra firma
  4. d an aura or attitude of mystery surrounding someone or something; charisma
  5. e romantically idealistic; visionary without regard to practical considerations; fanciful, impractical, utopian; ant: realistic, pragmatic

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. a collective general agreement of opinion, feeling, or thinking; unanimity, concord, accord, harmony; ant: dissension, discord
  2. one who forsakes his or her religion, party, or cause; renegade, defector, turncoat; ant: loyalist
  3. sad, mournful, or gloomy to an exaggerated or ludicrous degree; doleful, dismal, dolorous; ant: merry, jovial, funny
  4. unrestrained; gushy, lavish; ant: restrained, reserved, muted, subdued
  5. a person who tells stories and anecdotes with great skill; storyteller, anecdotist

5 True/False Questions

  1. gothic (adj)emphasizing a gloomy setting and grotesque or violent events; type of medieval architecture; sinister, eerie

          

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

          

  3. euphoria (n)feeling of great happiness or well-being; elation, bliss, rapture, ecstasy; ant: melancholy, depression

          

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

          

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

          

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