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5 Matching questions

  1. excavated
  2. guise
  3. staple
  4. lethargic
  5. destitution
  1. a dull; sluggish; moving slowly
  2. b a basic or principal item, esp. food; adj. principal
  3. c to expose to view by digging out
  4. d the lack of any means of subsistence
  5. e external appearance, esp. a false one

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. perfectly clean
  2. a use of words in which the intended meaning is very different from the literal sense; an incongruity between what might be expected and what actually occurs, esp. one that suggests a lesson about human folly
  3. an event causing extreme trouble and misery
  4. about to fall apart or fall down
  5. characterized by intense activity

5 True/False questions

  1. contingentunpredictable because dependent on chance; dependent on something uncertain


  2. obscurelacking light; dim; dark


  3. conjecturean inference or conclusion based on incomplete evidence


  4. pandemica man who rules a family clan; a very respected old man


  5. umbragea basic or principal item, esp. food; adj. principal


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