5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- a N. generous gift. Lady Bountiful distributed largess to the poor.
- b ADJ. deadly. It is unwise to leave lethal weapons where children may find them.
- c N. freedom from narrow limitations. I think you have permitted your son too much latitude in this matter.
- d V. treat as a celebrity. She enjoyed being lionized and adored by the public.
- e ADJ. weary; sluggish; listless. Her siege of illness left her languid and pallid.
5 Multiple choice questions
- V. draw; outline; describe. Paradoxically, the more realistic the details this artist chooses, the better able she is to limn her fantastic, other-worldly landscapes.
- ADJ. like wood. Petrified wood may be ligneous in appearance, but it is stone-like in composition.
- N. laypersons; persons not connected with the clergy. The laity does not always understand the clergy's problems.
- ADJ. long and thin. Lank, gaunt, Abraham Lincoln was a striking figure.
- N. room to move; margin. When you set a deadline, allow a little leeway.
5 True/False questions
limerick → N. humorous short verse. The limerick form is the best; its meter is pure anapest. A limerick's fun for most everyone, and the word may occur on your test.
lineaments → N. features, especially of the face. She quickly sketched the lineaments of his face.
linger → N. small surgical tool for making incisions. With the sharp tip of her lancet, Doctor Wheeler cut into the abscess, opening it to let it drain.
limpid → ADJ. clear. A limpid stream ran through his property.
livid → 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.