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5 Matching questions

  1. stoic
  2. oracle
  3. demagogue
  4. maudlin
  5. pundit
  1. a a leader who appeals to the fears, emotions, and prejudices of the populace
  2. b tearful; excessively sentimental, but not mawkish
  3. c an expert commentator; an authority who expresses his or her opinion, usually on political issues
  4. d a person considered to be oracular, that is a source of wise counsel or prophetic opinions
  5. e seeminly indifferent to or unaffected by joy, grief, pleasure, or pain; impassive and emotionless

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. given to fantastic schemes; existing only in the imagination; impossible; vainly conceived
  2. an independent individual who does not go along with a group or party; a nonconformist
  3. someone who is clumsy or inept; a person who makes mistakes because of incompetence
  4. the highest point; the peak; the apex
  5. a person who excels in telling

5 True/False questions

  1. skeptica person who gives up material comforts and leads a life of self-denial, especially as an act of religious devotion

          

  2. charlatana fake; fraud; imposter; cheat

          

  3. serendipitydiscovery by fortunate accident

          

  4. reprobatea disloyal person who betrays his or her cause; a traitor; a deserter

          

  5. halcyonidyllically calm and peaceful; an untroubled golden time of satisfaction, happiness, and tranquility