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5 Matching questions

  1. specious
  2. berate
  3. requisite
  4. brouhaha
  5. cupidity
  1. a to scold sharply
    s. chide, rebuke, reprove, reprimand
  2. b needed, necessary, regarded as essential or indispensable
  3. c a confused hodgepodge of sounds, hubbub; an uproar or commotion that goes far beyond what is justified
    S: Furor; Hullabaloo
  4. d (adj.) deceptive, apparently good or valid but lacking real merit
    SYN: sophistic, casuistic
  5. e (n.) an eager desire for something; greed
    S: avarice, rapacity, craving, lust

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. (adj.) conspicuous, standing out from the mass (used particularly in an unfavorable sense)
    Syn: Glaring, Flagrant, Blantant
  2. to soften, make gentle, pacify; to calm, allay (as an emotion), assuage, appease, placate; to reduce in intensity
  3. adj. unquestionable, beyond dispute
    syn: incontestable, indisputable, indubitable
  4. (adj.) passing aimlessly from one place or subject to another, rambling, roving, nomadic
    SYN: Digressive, diffuse, wandering, episodic
  5. to expand on, write or talk at length or in detail; to move about freely
    s.elaborate, enlarge, descant, wander, roam

5 True/False questions

  1. dowdy(adj.) poorly dressed, shabby; lacking smartness and good taste.
    SYN: Flushed, ruddy, flowery, frilly, flamboyant

          

  2. sadistic(v.) to satisfy completely; to fill to excess; (adj.) full, satisfied
    SYN: gratify, cloy, surfeit, gorge

          

  3. deferenceto promote trouble or rebellion; to apply warm liquids to, warm
    syn: instigate, incite, stir up

          

  4. debaseto scold sharply
    s. chide, rebuke, reprove, reprimand

          

  5. efficacious(adj.) Effective, producing results
    Syn. effectual, efficient, potent, powerful

          

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