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5 Matching questions

  1. malevolence
  2. distend
  3. abet
  4. eulogy
  5. paucity
  1. a scarcity, fewness of number, dearth (The low achievement test scores indicate that I have a _________ of intelligent students this year.)
  2. b to encourage or to assist (usually an offense against justice or the law) (To aid and _______ an enemy of the country is a crime.)
  3. c praise or tribute (The young woman presented a touching ___________ at her father's funeral.)
  4. d ill will or evil intentions (The old man's _______ was obvious when he removed the girl from his will.)
  5. e to expand, to swell (If a balloon is _________ too much, it will break.)

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. inactive, dormant (The eruption was a surprise because the volcano had been _____________ for many years.)
  2. irregular (Due to _________ sleep last night, I am not rested.)
  3. deserted, without inhabitants, barren (Some of the western states have large areas that are ___________.)
  4. discomfort or distress (The young children were a source of __________ to their nervous, neurotic mother.)
  5. sparkling, shining, or flashing (The fireworks during a fourth of July celebration are a ___________ display.)

5 True/False questions

  1. obliterateto remove all traces of; to do away with; to destroy completely; to cancel (The men began to _________ the old building.)

          

  2. agileto encourage or to assist (usually an offense against justice or the law) (To aid and _______ an enemy of the country is a crime.)

          

  3. prosaicexcessively decorated (The ________ Christmas tree provided us with many hours of pleasure.)

          

  4. inertunable to move or to act, sluggish (It takes a long time to get things done when we must depend on _________ bureaucrats.)

          

  5. precariousdangerous, risky, not a secure situation (It seems that a tightrope walker is often in a ________ situation.)