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  1. Foible
  2. Penitent
  3. Sporadic
  4. Cavil
  5. Oscillate
  1. a (adj.) occuring at irregular intervals, having no set plan or order; Syn: intermittent, spasmodic; Ant: constant, steady, continuous, uninterrupted
  2. b (v.) to find fault in a petty way, carp; (n.) a trivial objection or criticism; Syn: (v.) nitpick, quibble
  3. c (v.) to swing back and forth with a steady rhythm; to fluctuate or waver; Syn: vibrate, vacillate
  4. d (adj.) regretful for one's sins or mistakes; (n.) one who is sorry for wrongdoing; Syn: (adj.) remorseful, regretful, rueful, sorry; Ant: (adj.) unrepentant, remorseless
  5. e (n.) a weak point, failing, minor flaw; Syn: shortcoming, defect, quirk; Ant: forte, virtue

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. (adj.) having the nature of a command that leaves no opportunity for debate, denail, or refusal; offensively self-assured, dictatorial; determined, resolute; Syn: high-handed, unconditional; Ant: irresolute, tentative, mild, unassuming
  2. (adj.) emitting or reflecting light, glowing; illuminating; Syn: radiant, bright, refulgent, lustrous; Ant: dark, opaque, dim, murky
  3. (adj.) blunt, not coming to a point; slow or dull in understanding; measuring between 90 and 180 degrees; not causing a sharp impression; Syn: stupid, dumb, thick, mild, dull-witted; Ant: acute, perceptive, quick-witted
  4. (v.) to snub; to repel, drive away; (n.) a curt rejection, a check; Syn: (v.) spurn, repulse, reject; (n.) setback; Ant: (v.) accept, welcome
  5. (v.) to do without, abstain from, give up; Syn: refrain from, renounce; Ant: indulge in, partake of

5 True/False questions

  1. Reconnoiter(adj.) regretful for one's sins or mistakes; (n.) one who is sorry for wrongdoing; Syn: (adj.) remorseful, regretful, rueful, sorry; Ant: (adj.) unrepentant, remorseless

          

  2. Attenuate(v.) to make thin or slender; to weaken or lessen in force, intensity, or value; Syn: thin out, dilute, water down; Ant: thicken, strengthen, bolster

          

  3. Benign(adj.) gentle, kind; forgiving, understanding; having a favorable or beneficial effect; not malignant; Syn: benevolent, salutary, salubrious, harmless; Ant: malevolent, deleterious

          

  4. Obsequious(adj.) marked by slavish attentiveness; excessively submissive, often for purely self-interested reasons; Syn: fawning, servile, sycophantic, mealymouthed; Ant: assertive, bumptious, overbearing, candid, frank, independent

          

  5. Inure(v.) to toughen, harden; to render used to something by long subjection or exposure; Syn: accustom, acclimate