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  1. THRONG
  2. THWART
  3. UPSHOT
  4. TIGHT-LIPPED
  5. SWATHE
  1. a Noun. The final result or outcome ; the central idea or point "The upshot of the boxing match was that the reigning champion was defeated by the new player in minutes."
  2. b Verb. Wrap or bind with as if with bandages "The model was swathed in yards of fabric, with the designer knowing about arranging it."
  3. c Adjective. Inclined to secrecy or reticence "She was trustworthy and so tight-lipped; one could trust her with the darkest secrets without a thought."
  4. d Verb. Prevent the occurrence, realization or attainment of "The quick wit of the British police has thwarted a major plot to blow up ten planes in midair."
  5. e Noun. A large group of people gathered or crowded closely together "She rushed through the throngs of people searching for her son who had somehow slipped away."

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. Adjective. Inexperienced or untried "Most companies are unwilling to hire unfledged trainees, as that mean the added expenditure of training them and providing extra initial guidance."
  2. Noun. Violent pangs of suffering "In the throes of pain, she could hardly make out who had rescued her or what was happening around her"
  3. Adjective. Unwilling to part with money "Getting money from him was a difficult task as he was so tightfisted and asked so many questions that one gave up after a while."
  4. Adjective. Unable to express clearly or fluently on account of being surprised "When she suddenly came across the actor whom she had admired for years, she was tongue tied and could not utter a single word before him."
  5. Adjective. Spotlessly clean and fresh "That the white table napkin remained unsullied till the evening with kids creating havoc all over spilling things, is a miracle in itself."

5 True/False questions

  1. UNRAVELVerb. Separate and clarify the elements of something "Sherlock Holmes was looking closely through the victim's belongings to find any clue that would help him unravel the mystery."

          

  2. SURLYAdjective. Ill-humored, arrogant, domineering "One hesitated before going to their house, as they had to endure the surly behaviour of their host's father who found fault with everything."

          

  3. TRENCHANTVerb. Prevent the occurrence, realization or attainment of "The quick wit of the British police has thwarted a major plot to blow up ten planes in midair."

          

  4. UNDULATINGAdjective. Spotlessly clean and fresh "That the white table napkin remained unsullied till the evening with kids creating havoc all over spilling things, is a miracle in itself."

          

  5. THREADBAREVerb. Prevent the occurrence, realization or attainment of "The quick wit of the British police has thwarted a major plot to blow up ten planes in midair."