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5 Matching questions

  1. abate
  2. equivocate
  3. adulation
  4. supposition
  5. irresolute
  1. a (adj.) unable to make up one's mind, hesitating
  2. b (v.) to speak or act in a way that allows for more than one interpretation; to be deliberately vague or ambiguous
  3. c (n.) praise or flattery that is excessive
  4. d (n.) something that is assumed or taken for granted without conclusive evidence
  5. e (v.) to make less in amount, degree, etc.; to subside, become less; to nullify; to deduct, omit

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. (n.) a greedy desire, particularly for wealth
  2. (adj.) cloudlike, resembling a cloud; cloudy in color, not transparent; vague, confused, indistinct
  3. (adj.) done for show, striving to make a big impression; claiming merit or position unjustifiably; making demands on one's skill or abilities, ambitious
  4. (adj.) inactive, sluggish, dull
  5. (adj.) conspicuous, standing out from the mass (used particularly in an unfavorable sense)

5 True/False questions

  1. novice(n.) a greedy desire, particularly for wealth


  2. culpable(adj.) deserving blame, worthy of condemnation


  3. anathema(n.) an object of intense dislike; a curse or strong denunciation (often used adjectivally without the article)


  4. astute(adj.) shrewd, crafty, showing practical wisdom


  5. evanescent(adj.) vanishing, soon passing away; light and airy