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5 Matching questions

  1. connoisseur
  2. encumber
  3. foment
  4. inauspicious
  5. prolific
  1. a (adj) abundantly productive; abundant, profuse
  2. b (v) to weigh down or burden (with difficulties, cares, debt, etc.); to fill up, block up, hinder
  3. c (n) an expert; one who is well qualified to pass critical judgements, especially in one of the fine arts
  4. d (v) to promote trouble or rebellion; to apply warm liquids to, warm
  5. e (adj) unfavorable, unlucky, suggesting bad luck for the future

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. (n) noisy revelry or merrymaking (often with a suggestion of heavy drinking)
  2. (adj) showing no fear or emotion; inanimate; motionless
  3. (adj) unquestionable, beyond dispute
  4. (adj) noisy in a coarse, offensive way; obvious or conspicuous, especially in an unfavorable sense
  5. (v) to compare critically in order to note differences, similarities, etc.; to arrange in order for some specific purpose

5 True/False questions

  1. abet(v) to affirm, declare confidently


  2. nonplussed(adj., part.) puzzled, not knowing what to do, at a loss


  3. rejoinder(n) a reply to a reply, especially from the defendant in a legal suit


  4. aver(v) to affirm, declare confidently


  5. broach(v) to bring up or begin to talk about (a subject); to announce, introduce; to break the surface of the water; to turn sideways to the wind and waves; to pierce (a keg or cask) in order to draw off liquid; (n) a spit for roasting; a tool for tapping casks