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5 Matching questions

  1. curtail
  2. enigmatic
  3. mawkish
  4. thwart
  5. brouhaha
  1. a to cut short, bring to a halt or end sooner than expected; to reduce
    S: Limit; Abbreviate; Abridge; Contract
    A: Protract; Extend
  2. b a confused hodgepodge of sounds, hubbub; an uproar or commotion that goes far beyond what is justified
    S: Furor; Hullabaloo
  3. c to oppose successfully; to prevent, frustrate
    S: Foil; Baffle
    A: Aid; Abet
  4. d puzzling, perplexing, inexplicable, not easily understood
    S: Baffling; Mysterious; Inexplicable
    A: Intelligible; Understandable; Fathomable
  5. e excessively and objectionably sentimental; having a mildly sickening flavor
    S: Mushy; Nauseating
    A: Callous; Insensitive

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. something that is heavy or burdensome (especially an unwelcome responsibility); a stigma; blame
    S: Duty; Stigma
  2. easily made angry, bad-tempered
    S: Irascrible; Testy
    A: Affable; Genial
  3. conclusive, final, representing the limit of what can be done
    S: Exhaustive; Authoritative
    A: Tenative; Inconclusive
  4. of or pertaining to a tailor or his work; having to do with clothes or dress (especially men's)
  5. a strong defense or protection, a solid wall-like structure for defense; to provide such
    defense or protection
    S: Stronghold; Citadel
    A: Breach; Weakpoint

5 True/False questions

  1. profligategiven over to dissipation and self-indulgence, immoral, recklessly extravagant; a person given to self-indulgent and wild spending
    S: Prodigal; Improvident
    A: Frugal; Economical

          

  2. requisiteneeded, necessary, regarded as essential or indispensable
    S: Required; Incumbent
    A: Nonessential; Optional

          

  3. presentimentto send or hand in (as money); to cancel (as a penalty or punishment), forgive, pardon; to lessen, diminish; to put off, postpone, defer
    S: Pay; Absolve

          

  4. mollifyto soften, make gentle, pacify; to calm, allay (as an emotion), assuage, appease, placate; to reduce in intensity
    A: Enrage; Anger

          

  5. impromptuto send or hand in (as money); to cancel (as a penalty or punishment), forgive, pardon; to lessen, diminish; to put off, postpone, defer
    S: Pay; Absolve