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5 Matching questions

  1. parlous (adj)
  2. gothic (adj)
  3. non sequitur (n)
  4. metamorphosis (n)
  5. bravado (n)
  1. a a complete transformation, as if by magic; change, makeover
  2. b interference or conclusion that doesn't follow logically from preceding facts; illogical reference, unsound conclusion
  3. c full of danger or risk, perilous; hazardous, risky, dangerous; ant: safe, secure
  4. d emphasizing a gloomy setting and grotesque or violent events; type of medieval architecture; sinister, eerie
  5. e a display of false or assumed courage; swagger, bluster, braggadocio; ant: mettle, bravery, pluck

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. a dead end; no escape, a problem to which there is no solution; deadlock, standoff, stalemate
  2. minute detail of conduct or procedure; an instant of time; fine point, nicety
  3. a prolonged feud characterized by retaliatory acts of revenge; any act motivated by vengeance; blood feud, rivalry
  4. an essential element or condition; necessity, requisite, desideratum
  5. unrestrained; gushy, lavish; ant: restrained, reserved, muted, subdued

5 True/False questions

  1. quagmire (n)an aura or attitude of mystery surrounding someone or something; charisma

          

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

          

  3. lugubrious (adj)sad, mournful, or gloomy to an exaggerated or ludicrous degree; doleful, dismal, dolorous; ant: merry, jovial, funny

          

  4. apostate (n)an aura or attitude of mystery surrounding someone or something; charisma

          

  5. raconteur (n)a person who tells stories and anecdotes with great skill; storyteller, anecdotist

          

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