5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- a N. metal-bearing vein. If this lode that we have discovered extends for any distance, we have found a fortune.
- b ADJ. suspicious; cautious. Don't eat the sushi at this restaurant; I'm a bit leery about how fresh the raw fish is.
- c 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.
- d N. lassitude; depression. His friends tried to overcome the languor into which he had fallen by taking him to parties and to the theater.
- e ADJ. flexible; supple. Her figure was lithe and willowy.
5 Multiple choice questions
- V. treat as a celebrity. She enjoyed being lionized and adored by the public.
- V. tilt; lean over. That flagpole should be absolutely vertical; instead, it lists to one side. (secondary meaning)
- N. features, especially of the face. She quickly sketched the lineaments of his face.
- V. ridicule. This article lampoons the pretensions of some movie moguls. also N.
- ADJ. lustful. They objected to his libidinous behavior.
5 True/False questions
latent → ADJ. potential but undeveloped; dormant; hidden. Polaroid pictures are popular at parties, because you can see the latent photographic image gradually appear before your eyes.
legerdemain → ADJ. coming from the side. In order to get good plant growth, the gardener must pinch off all lateral shoots.
leniency → N. lack of seriousness; lightness. Stop giggling and wriggling around in the pew: such levity is improper in church.
log → ADJ. careless. We dislike restaurants where the service is lax and inattentive.
libretto → 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.