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5 Matching questions

  1. cantankerous
  2. empathy
  3. modulate
  4. remand
  5. euphonious
  1. a [L. re=again + mandare=to entrust] (vt) to send or order back; in law, to send back to jail or lower court
  2. b [Gk. en=in + pathos=emotion] (n) a sympathetic understanding of or identification with the feelings, thoughts, or attitudes of someone or something else
  3. c (adj) ill-tempered; quarrelsome; difficult to get along with
  4. d [Gk. eu=good + phone=sound] (adj) pleasing to the ear
  5. e (v) to change/vary in pitch/intesnity of

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. [L. fuscus=dark] (vt) to render obscure, unclear, or unintelligible; bewilder
  2. [L. urbs=city] (adj) sophisticated, polished, refined, and elegant in manner; marked by worldly knowledge arising from urban life and wide travel; cosmopolitan
  3. (n) a means of testing worth or genuiness
  4. (vt) to defraud, to cheat (someone) out of something valuable; to evade payment of or to; to slip away from; to block the development of; to frustrate
  5. [OF railler=to mock] (n) banter, good-natured ridicule, teasing

5 True/False questions

  1. eleemosynary[Gk. epi=upon + hemera= a day] (adj) transient, fleeting, evanescent, brief; lasting one day/very short time

          

  2. bruit[L. prurire=itching, longing] (adj.) having or inspiring an excessive interest in sexual matters

          

  3. prowess[Gk. merse=swamp, moor, or bog] (n) a patch of soft, wet ground; a swamp; a quagmire; a confusing situation in which one is entrapped, as in quicksand

          

  4. proselyte(n) skill or expertise in a particular activity or field; bravery in battle

          

  5. epitomize[ME noy=annoyance, from OE "enui"] (adj) offensive to the senses; disgusting; foul-smelling; noxious, harmful

          

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