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5 Matching Questions

  1. pejorative
  2. gambit
  3. celerity
  4. overt
  5. talisman
  1. a an object that serves as a charm or is believed to confer magical powers, an amulet, fetish
  2. b (n.) swiftness, rapidity of motion or action
  3. c tending to make worse; expressing disapproval or disparagement, derogatory, deprecatory, belittling
  4. d open, not hidden, expressed or revealed in a way that is easily recognized
  5. e a chess move early in the game in which the player sacrifices minor pieces in order to obtain an advantageous position

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. (n.) improper or disrespectful treatment of something held sacred
  2. idyllically calm and peaceful
  3. asking humbly and earnestly; one who makes a request humbly and earnestly, a petitioner, suitor
  4. the state of being proper; standards of what is proper or socially acceptable
  5. pertaining to actors and their techniques; theatrical, artificial; melodramatic

5 True/False Questions

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

          

  2. summarilywithout delay or formality; briefly, concisely

          

  3. animadversionwhirlpool of great size and violence; situation resembling a whirlpool in violence and destruction

          

  4. myopicNearsighted; lacking a broad, realistic view of a situation; lacking foresight or discernment

          

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

          

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