5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- a N. a gift made by a will. Part of my legacy from my parents is an album of family photographs.
- b ADJ. very high. Though Barbara Jordan's fellow students used to tease her about her lofty ambitions, she rose to hold one of the highest positions in the land.
- c ADJ. lustful. They objected to his libidinous behavior.
- d ADJ. careless. We dislike restaurants where the service is lax and inattentive.
- e ADJ. lacking in spirit or energy. We had expected him to be full of enthusiasm and were surprised by his listless attitude.
5 Multiple choice questions
- N. compiler of a dictionary. The new dictionary is the work of many lexicographers who spent years compiling and editing the work.
- V. lose animation; lose strength. Left at Miss Minchin's school for girls while her father went off to war, Sarah Crewe refused to languish; instead, she hid her grief and actively befriended her less fortunate classmates.
- V. lounge about. They lolled around in their chairs watching television.
- N. long life. When he reached ninety, the old man was proud of his longevity.
- ADJ. suspicious; cautious. Don't eat the sushi at this restaurant; I'm a bit leery about how fresh the raw fish is.
5 True/False questions
laud → ADJ. careless. We dislike restaurants where the service is lax and inattentive.
libel → ADJ. flexible. Hours of ballet classes kept him limber.
lassitude → N. freedom from narrow limitations. I think you have permitted your son too much latitude in this matter.
limn → 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.
loathe → ADJ. flexible; supple. Her figure was lithe and willowy.