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5 Matching questions

  1. cavil
  2. obtuse
  3. decimate
  4. obsequious
  5. sporadic
  1. a (adj) marked by slavish attentiveness; excessively submissive, often for purely self-interested reasons (brown nose)
  2. b (adj) occurring at irregular intervals, having no set plan/order
  3. c (v) to find fault in a petty way, carp; (n) trivial objection/criticism (cavil: anvil: hard)
  4. d (adj) blunt, not coming to a point; slow/dull in understanding; measuring between 90 and 180 degrees, not causing a sharp impression (wrong)
  5. e (v) to kill/destroy a large part of

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. (adv) w/ suspicion, mistrust or disapproval (an asking look)
  2. (v) to make thin/slender, to weaken/lessen in force, intensity or value (atten- / make shorter)
  3. (n) a slaughterhouse; a place of mass bloodshed; a state of complete disorder and confusion
  4. (v) to swing back and forth with a steady rhythm; to fluctuate or waver
  5. (n) one who feigns knowledge/ability; a pretender, impostor or quack (fake)

5 True/False questions

  1. luminous(adj) emitting or reflecting light, glowing; illuminating


  2. reconnoiter(v) to kill/destroy a large part of


  3. inure(v) to toughen, harden; to render used to something by long subjection or exposure (no injury)


  4. fraught(v) to do without, abstain from, give up


  5. penitent(adj) gentle, kind; forgiving, understanding; having a favorable/beneficial effect; not malignant


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