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5 Matching questions

  1. abstruse
  2. desiccated
  3. interpolate
  4. mendacious
  5. furtive
  1. a to insert between other parts or things; to present as an addition or correction
  2. b extremely difficult to understand
  3. c done slyly or stealthily, sneaky, secret, shifty; stolen
  4. d thoroughly dried out; divested of spirit or vitality; arid and uninteresting
  5. e given to lying or deception; untrue

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. to make thin or slender; to weaken or lessen in force
  2. a crafty, scheming, or underhanded action designed to accomplish some (usually evil) end
  3. overflowing with enthusiasm and excitement; boiling, bubbling
  4. thoroughgoing, out-and-out; shameless, blatant
  5. done in a superficial or halfhearted manner; without interest or enthusiasm

5 True/False questions

  1. sloughto cast off, discard; to get rid of something objectionable or unnecessary; to plod through as if through mud; (n) a mire; a state of depression


  2. ethereallight, airy, delicate; highly refined; suggesting what is heavenly (rather than earthbound)


  3. obsequiousmarked by slavish attentiveness; excessively submissive, often for purely self-interested reasons


  4. illusorymisleading, deceptive; lacking in or not based on reality


  5. contriteregretful for some misdeed or sin; plagued by a sense of guilt; thoroughly penitent