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5 Matching questions

  1. histrionic
  2. gambit
  3. incendiary
  4. overt
  5. halcyon
  1. a pertaining to actors and their techniques; theatrical, artificial; melodramatic
  2. b idyllically calm and peaceful
  3. c a chess move early in the game in which the player sacrifices minor pieces in order to obtain an advantageous position
  4. d open, not hidden, expressed or revealed in a way that is easily recognized
  5. e deliberately setting or causing fires; designed to start fires; tending to stir up strife or rebellion; one who deliberately sets fires, arsonist; one who causes strife

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. the state of being proper; standards of what is proper or socially acceptable
  2. (n.) swiftness, rapidity of motion or action
  3. (n.) improper or disrespectful treatment of something held sacred
  4. to approach and speak to first; to confront in a challenging or aggressive way
  5. a comment indicating strong criticism or disapproval

5 True/False questions

  1. brackishto approach and speak to first; to confront in a challenging or aggressive way


  2. pejorativetending to make worse; expressing disapproval or disparagement, derogatory, deprecatory, belittling


  3. undulateto move in waves or with a wavelike motion; to have a wavelike appearance or form


  4. suppliantasking humbly and earnestly; one who makes a request humbly and earnestly, a petitioner, suitor


  5. deviousstraying or wandering from a straight or direct course; done or acting in a shifty or underhanded way


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