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5 Written questions

5 Matching questions

  1. shambles
  2. obtuse
  3. inure
  4. askance
  5. charlatan
  1. a (v) to toughen, harden; to render used to something by long subjection or exposure (no injury)
  2. b (adv) w/ suspicion, mistrust or disapproval (an asking look)
  3. c (adj) blunt, not coming to a point; slow/dull in understanding; measuring between 90 and 180 degrees, not causing a sharp impression (wrong)
  4. d (n) one who feigns knowledge/ability; a pretender, impostor or quack (fake)
  5. e (n) a slaughterhouse; a place of mass bloodshed; a state of complete disorder and confusion

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. (adj) occurring at irregular intervals, having no set plan/order
  2. (adj) marked by slavish attentiveness; excessively submissive, often for purely self-interested reasons (brown nose)
  3. (v) to engage in reconnaissance; to make a preliminary inspection (one who engages in a secret spy mission)
  4. (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)
  5. (adj) gentle, kind; forgiving, understanding; having a favorable/beneficial effect; not malignant

5 True/False questions

  1. rebuff(v) to snub; to repel, drive away; (n) a curt rejection; a check, setback


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


  3. forgo(n) a weak point, failing, minor flaw (flawed and soft)


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


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