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5 Matching questions

  1. culpable
  2. astute
  3. abate
  4. recapitulate
  5. irresolute
  1. a (v.) to review a series of facts; to sum up
  2. b (adj.) deserving blame, worthy of condemnation
  3. c (v.) to make less in amount, degree, etc.; to subside, become less; to nullify; to deduct, omit
  4. d (adj.) unable to make up one's mind, hesitating
  5. e (adj.) shrewd, crafty, showing practical wisdom

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. (n.) extreme poverty; barrenness, insufficiency
  2. (adj.) cloudlike, resembling a cloud; cloudy in color, not transparent; vague, confused, indistinct
  3. (adj.) inactive, sluggish, dull
  4. (n.) something that is assumed or taken for granted without conclusive evidence
  5. (n.) a greedy desire, particularly for wealth

5 True/False questions

  1. equivocate(v.) to speak or act in a way that allows for more than one interpretation; to be deliberately vague or ambiguous

          

  2. resuscitate(v.) to revive, bring back to consciousness or existence

          

  3. pretentious(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. anathema(v.) to make less in amount, degree, etc.; to subside, become less; to nullify; to deduct, omit

          

  5. slovenly(n.) one who is just a beginner at some activity requiring skill and experience (also used adjectivally)