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5 Matching questions

  1. Benign
  2. Askance
  3. Oscillate
  4. Decimate
  5. Rebuff
  1. a (v.) to snub; to repel, drive away; (n.) a curt rejection, a check; Syn: (v.) spurn, repulse, reject; (n.) setback; Ant: (v.) accept, welcome
  2. b (adj.) gentle, kind; forgiving, understanding; having a favorable or beneficial effect; not malignant; Syn: benevolent, salutary, salubrious, harmless; Ant: malevolent, deleterious
  3. c (v.) to swing back and forth with a steady rhythm; to fluctuate or waver; Syn: vibrate, vacillate
  4. d (v.) to kill or destroy a large part of; Syn: ravage, devastate
  5. e (adv.) with suspicion, distrust, or disapproval; Syn: distrustfully, suspiciously, skeptically

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. (v.) to engage in reconnaissance; to make a preliminary inspection
  2. (n.) one who feigns knowledge or ability; a pretender, impostor, or quack; Syn: fraud, mountebank
  3. (v.) to toughen, harden; to render used to something by long subjection or exposure; Syn: accustom, acclimate
  4. (v.) to do without, abstain from, give up; Syn: refrain from, renounce; Ant: indulge in, partake of
  5. (adj.) full or loaded with; accompanied by; Syn: charged with; Ant: devoid of, lacking, deficient in

5 True/False questions

  1. Shambles(n.) a weak point, failing, minor flaw; Syn: shortcoming, defect, quirk; Ant: forte, virtue

          

  2. Obtuse(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

          

  3. Cavil(v.) to find fault in a petty way, carp; (n.) a trivial objection or criticism; Syn: (v.) nitpick, quibble

          

  4. Attenuate(v.) to kill or destroy a large part of; Syn: ravage, devastate

          

  5. Sporadic(adj.) occuring at irregular intervals, having no set plan or order; Syn: intermittent, spasmodic; Ant: constant, steady, continuous, uninterrupted