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5 Written questions

5 Matching questions

  1. sporadic
  2. benign
  3. luminous
  4. forgo
  5. inure
  1. a (v) to do without, abstain from, give up
  2. b (adj) emitting or reflecting light, glowing; illuminating
  3. c (adj) gentle, kind; forgiving, understanding; having a favorable/beneficial effect; not malignant
  4. d (adj) occurring at irregular intervals, having no set plan/order
  5. e (v) to toughen, harden; to render used to something by long subjection or exposure (no injury)

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. (v) to kill/destroy a large part of
  2. (n) one who feigns knowledge/ability; a pretender, impostor or quack (fake)
  3. (adj) having the nature of a command that leaves no opportunity for debate, denial, or refusal: offensivel7y self-assured, dictatorial; determined, resolute (per- perform: must happen)
  4. (n) a weak point, failing, minor flaw (flawed and soft)
  5. (v) to snub; to repel, drive away; (n) a curt rejection; a check, setback

5 True/False questions

  1. attenuate(v) to make thin/slender, to weaken/lessen in force, intensity or value (atten- / make shorter)


  2. fraught(adj) full of or loaded with; accompanied by (full)


  3. askance(v) to find fault in a petty way, carp; (n) trivial objection/criticism (cavil: anvil: hard)


  4. obsequious(adj) blunt, not coming to a point; slow/dull in understanding; measuring between 90 and 180 degrees, not causing a sharp impression (wrong)


  5. oscillate(v) to swing back and forth with a steady rhythm; to fluctuate or waver