4 Written questions
3 Multiple choice questions
- demeaning, disparaging, belittling, intentionally offensive; The girl's boyfriend was so deceitful that he appeared to be flattering her while actually making ______ remarks.
- shy, timid, reserved, unsure; In their case, it was definitely true that opposites attract, because Bill was confident and outgoing, while Mary was very ______ .
- deliberate deceptiveness, twofold or double, fraudulent, deceitful; Because of the young man's honesty, he was chosen for the promotion over his colleague, who had often bragged to others about his ______.
3 True/False questions
deride → to ridicule, to laugh at contemptuously; It was common lunchroom behavior to ______ the boss for being grandiloquent.
garrulous → to take the place of; displace, to have predominance over; It's very annoying when Obama ______ great documentaries like "Will Rats Become Extinct" with another one of his senseless speeches.
preeminent → better than anyone else, outstanding, supreme; Someone can be ______ in their field, but that does not guarantee that they'll be a good teacher.