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5 Matching questions

  1. falter
  2. pithy
  3. enormity
  4. malinger
  5. plunder
  1. a (v.) to hesitate, stumble, lose courage; to speak hesitatingly; to lose drive, weaken, decline
  2. b (v.) to pretend illness to avoid duty or work, lie down on the job
  3. c (n.) the quality of exceeding all moral bounds; an exceedingly evil act; huge size, immensity
  4. d (v.) to rob by force, especially during wartime; to seize wrongfully; (n.) property stolen by force
  5. e (adj.) short but full of meaning and point

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. (n.) a physical defect; a hindrance, obstacle
  2. (v.) to linger in an aimless way, hang around, dawdle, tarry
  3. (adj.) twisted, turned to one side; cleverly and often grimly humorous
  4. (v.) to smile or speak in a silly, forced way; (n.) a silly, forced smile
  5. (v.) to adjust or change to suit conditions

5 True/False questions

  1. dovetail(n.) a person (usually a child) without a home or friend; a stray person or animal; something that comes along by chance, a stray bit


  2. waif(adj.) twisted, turned to one side; cleverly and often grimly humorous


  3. foreboding(n.) a warning or feeling that something bad will happen; (adj.) marked by fear, ominous


  4. attest(v.) to bear witness, affirm to be true or genuine


  5. vilify(v.) to abuse or belittle unjustly or maliciously