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5 Matching questions

  1. invidious
  2. evince
  3. hallow
  4. penchant
  5. devious
  1. a noun, a strong attraction or inclination
  2. b verb, to set apart as holy or scared, sanctify, consecrate; to honor greatly, revere
  3. c adj, offensive, hateful; tending to cause bitterness and resentment
  4. d verb, to display clearly, to make evident, to provoke
  5. e adjective, straying or wandering from a straight or direct course, done or acted in a shifty or underhanded way

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. verb, to disguise or conceal, deliberately give a false impression
  2. noun, improper or disrespectful treatment of something held sacred
  3. verb, to pronounce distinctly; to express well in words; to connect by a joint or joints; adjective, expressed clearly and forcefully; able to employ language clearly and forcefully; jointed
  4. noun, an object that serves as a charm or is believed to confer magical powers, an amulet, fetish
  5. adjective, according to reputation or general belief; having widespread acceptance and good reputation; (part.) alleged

5 True/False questions

  1. maelstromnoun, a whirlpool of great size and violance; a situation resembling a whirlpool in violence and destruction


  2. grousenoun, a type of game bird; a complaint; verb, to complain, grumble


  3. incumbentverb, to remove from a grave; to bring to light


  4. carpingadj, tending to find fault, especially in a petty, nasty, or hairsplitting way; noun, petty, nagging criticism


  5. stratagemnoun, language thaqt is too wordy or inflated in proportion to the sense or content, wordiness; a manner of expression