5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- a ADJ. liberal; wasteful. The actor's lavish gifts pleased her. also V.
- b N. reading desk. The chaplain delivered his sermon from a hastily improvised lectern.
- c V. lounge about. They lolled around in their chairs watching television.
- d N. lawsuit. Try to settle this amicably; I do not want to become involved in litigation. litigant, N.
- e N. text of an opera. The composer of an opera's music is remembered more frequently than the author of its libretto.
5 Multiple choice questions
- V. grieve; express sorrow. Even advocates of the war lamented the loss of so many lives in combat. lamentation, N.
- N. compiler of a dictionary. The new dictionary is the work of many lexicographers who spent years compiling and editing the work.
- ADJ. weary; sluggish; listless. Her siege of illness left her languid and pallid.
- V. hang around; linger. The policeman told him not to loiter in the alley.
- V. ridicule. This article lampoons the pretensions of some movie moguls. also N.
5 True/False questions
limpid → ADJ. lead-colored; black and blue; enraged. His face was so livid with rage that we were afraid that he might have an attack of apoplexy.
liaison → N. emotional urges behind human activity. The psychiatrist maintained that suppression of the libido often resulted in maladjustment and neuroses.
libertine → N. one who sets free. Simon Bolivar, who led the South American colonies in their rebellion against Spanish rule, is known as the great liberator. liberate,V.
lax → ADJ. careless. We dislike restaurants where the service is lax and inattentive.
listless → ADJ. flexible; supple. Her figure was lithe and willowy.