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5 Matching questions

  1. jettison
  2. picayune
  3. misanthrope
  4. garish
  5. allay
  1. a (adj.) of little value or importance, paltry, measly; concerned with trifling matters, small-minded
  2. b (v.) to cast overboard, get rid of as unnecessary or burdensome
  3. c (adj.) glaring; tastelessly showy or overdecorated in a vulgar or offensive way
  4. d (v.) to calm or pacify, set to rest; to lessen or relieve
  5. e (n.) a person who hates or despises people

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. (n.) shameless boldness, impudence
  2. (adj.) very persistent; holding firmly to a course of action or a set of beliefs; hard to get rid of, refusing to be put off or denied
  3. (adj.) needy, impoverished
  4. (adj.) lasting only a short time, short-lived
  5. (adj.) done slyly or stealthily, sneaky, secret, shifty; stolen

5 True/False questions

  1. bestial(adj.) beastlike; beastly, brutal; subhuman in intelligence and sensibility


  2. convivial(adj.) beastlike; beastly, brutal; subhuman in intelligence and sensibility


  3. embellish(v.) to decorate, adorn, touch up; to improve by adding details


  4. demur(v.) to object or take exception to; (n.) an objection


  5. inordinate(adj.) far too great, exceeding reasonable limits, excessive