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5 Matching questions

  1. languid
  2. lethal
  3. latitude
  4. lionize
  5. largess
  1. a N. generous gift. Lady Bountiful distributed largess to the poor.
  2. b ADJ. deadly. It is unwise to leave lethal weapons where children may find them.
  3. c N. freedom from narrow limitations. I think you have permitted your son too much latitude in this matter.
  4. d V. treat as a celebrity. She enjoyed being lionized and adored by the public.
  5. e ADJ. weary; sluggish; listless. Her siege of illness left her languid and pallid.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. 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.
  2. ADJ. like wood. Petrified wood may be ligneous in appearance, but it is stone-like in composition.
  3. N. laypersons; persons not connected with the clergy. The laity does not always understand the clergy's problems.
  4. ADJ. long and thin. Lank, gaunt, Abraham Lincoln was a striking figure.
  5. N. room to move; margin. When you set a deadline, allow a little leeway.

5 True/False questions

  1. limerickN. 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.


  2. lineamentsN. features, especially of the face. She quickly sketched the lineaments of his face.


  3. lingerN. 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.


  4. limpidADJ. clear. A limpid stream ran through his property.


  5. lividADJ. 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.