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5 Matching questions

  1. opportune
  2. carousal
  3. disconsolate
  4. herculean
  5. broach
  1. a (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
  2. b (adj) suitable or convenient for a particular purpose; occurring at an appropriate time
  3. c (n) noisy revelry or merrymaking (often with a suggestion of heavy drinking)
  4. d (adj) deeply unhappy or dejected; without hope, beyond consolation
  5. e (adj) (capital H) relating to Hercules; (lowercase h) characterized by great strength; very hard to do in the sense of requiring unusual strength

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. (adj) unquestionable, beyond dispute
  2. (n) a reply to a reply, especially from the defendant in a legal suit
  3. (adj) abundantly productive; abundant, profuse
  4. (n) an expert; one who is well qualified to pass critical judgements, especially in one of the fine arts
  5. (v) to support, prop up, strengthen; (n) a supporting structure

5 True/False questions

  1. grisly(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

          

  2. aver(v) to encourage, assist, aid, support (especially in something wrong or unworthy

          

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

          

  4. inauspicious(adj) unfavorable, unlucky, suggesting bad luck for the future

          

  5. abet(v) to encourage, assist, aid, support (especially in something wrong or unworthy