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5 Written questions

5 Matching questions

  1. obtuse
  2. rebuff
  3. oscillate
  4. obsequious
  5. forgo
  1. a (v) to snub; to repel, drive away; (n) a curt rejection; a check, setback
  2. b (v) to swing back and forth with a steady rhythm; to fluctuate or waver
  3. c (adj) marked by slavish attentiveness; excessively submissive, often for purely self-interested reasons (brown nose)
  4. d (v) to do without, abstain from, give up
  5. e (adj) blunt, not coming to a point; slow/dull in understanding; measuring between 90 and 180 degrees, not causing a sharp impression (wrong)

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. (v) to kill/destroy a large part of
  2. (n) a weak point, failing, minor flaw (flawed and soft)
  3. (adj) regretful for one's sins or mistakes: (n) one who is sorry for wrongdoing (penance...)
  4. (adv) w/ suspicion, mistrust or disapproval (an asking look)
  5. (v) to find fault in a petty way, carp; (n) trivial objection/criticism (cavil: anvil: hard)

5 True/False questions

  1. reconnoiter(v) to engage in reconnaissance; to make a preliminary inspection (one who engages in a secret spy mission)

          

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

          

  3. shambles(n) a slaughterhouse; a place of mass bloodshed; a state of complete disorder and confusion

          

  4. benign(adj) regretful for one's sins or mistakes: (n) one who is sorry for wrongdoing (penance...)

          

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