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5 Matching questions

  1. echelon
  2. lackadaisical
  3. saturnine
  4. portend
  5. badinage
  1. a n. light and playful conversation
  2. b n. one of a series of grades in an organization or field of activity; an organized military unit; a steplike formation or arrangement
  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 adj. lacking spirit or interest, halfhearted

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. adj. grisly, gruesome; horrible, distressing; having death as a subject
  2. n. an inadequate quantity, scarcity, dearth
  3. v. to withdraw a statement or belief to which one has previously been committed, renounce, retract
  4. v. to soak thoroughly, fill to capacity; to satisfy fully
  5. n. a massive and inescapable force or object that crushes whatever is in its path

5 True/False questions

  1. litanyn. a prayer consisting of short appeals to God recited by the leader alternating with response from the congregation; any repetitive chant; a long list

          

  2. exacerbatev. to make more violent, severe, bitter, or painful

          

  3. conciliatev. to make more violent, severe, bitter, or painful

          

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

          

  5. fatuousadj. stupid or foolish in a self-satisfied way