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  1. saturnine
  2. portend
  3. macabre
  4. litany
  5. saturate
  1. a v. to soak thoroughly, fill to capacity; to satisfy fully
  2. b adj. grisly, gruesome; horrible, distressing; having death as a subject
  3. c v. to indicate beforehand that something is about to happen; to give advance warning of
  4. d adj. of a gloomy or surly disposition; cold or sluggish in mood
  5. e n. a prayer consisting of short appeals to God recited by the leader alternating with response from the congregation; any repetitive chant; a long list

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. n. a massive and inescapable force or object that crushes whatever is in its path
  2. v. to tear down, destroy completely; to cut or scrape off or out
  3. n. light and playful conversation
  4. v. to overcome the distrust of, win over; to appease, pacify; to reconcile, make consistent
  5. n. one of a series of grades in an organization or field of activity; an organized military unit; a steplike formation or arrangement

5 True/False questions

  1. recantv. to withdraw a statement or belief to which one has previously been committed, renounce, retract

          

  2. countermandv. to indicate beforehand that something is about to happen; to give advance warning of

          

  3. exacerbatev. to soak thoroughly, fill to capacity; to satisfy fully

          

  4. lackadaisicaladj. lacking spirit or interest, halfhearted

          

  5. sloughv. to cast off, discard; to get rid of something objectionable or unnecessary; to plod through as if through mud