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5 Matching questions

  1. lax
  2. listless
  3. lofty
  4. legacy
  5. libidinous
  1. a N. a gift made by a will. Part of my legacy from my parents is an album of family photographs.
  2. 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.
  3. c ADJ. lustful. They objected to his libidinous behavior.
  4. d ADJ. careless. We dislike restaurants where the service is lax and inattentive.
  5. 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

  1. N. compiler of a dictionary. The new dictionary is the work of many lexicographers who spent years compiling and editing the work.
  2. 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.
  3. V. lounge about. They lolled around in their chairs watching television.
  4. N. long life. When he reached ninety, the old man was proud of his longevity.
  5. 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

  1. laudADJ. careless. We dislike restaurants where the service is lax and inattentive.

          

  2. libelADJ. flexible. Hours of ballet classes kept him limber.

          

  3. lassitudeN. freedom from narrow limitations. I think you have permitted your son too much latitude in this matter.

          

  4. limnV. draw; outline; describe. Paradoxically, the more realistic the details this artist chooses, the better able she is to limn her fantastic, other-worldly landscapes.

          

  5. loatheADJ. flexible; supple. Her figure was lithe and willowy.

          

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