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5 Matching questions

  1. oust
  2. staid
  3. bolster
  4. recourse
  5. nonentity
  1. a (adj) serious and dignified; quiet or subdued in character or conduct
    synonyms: sedate, sober, prim
    antonyms: gaudy, jaunty, unconventional
  2. b (v.) to support, give a boost to; (n.) a long pillow or cushion; a supporting post
    synonyms: (v.) strengthen, reinforce, buttress, validate
    antonyms: (v.) undermine, weaken, impair
  3. c (n.) a person or thing turned to for help or advice; the act of seeking help or protection
    synonyms: redress, remedy, resort
  4. d (v.) to remove, drive out of a position or place
    synonyms: expel, eject
    antonyms: admit, welcome
  5. e (n.) a person or thing of no importance
    synonym: nobody
    antonyms: celebrity, superstar

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. (v.) to reduce to nothing; to make ineffective or inoperative; to declare legally invalid or void
    synonyms: cancel, abolish, invalidate, nullify
    antonyms: validate, authorize, ratify
  2. (v.) to support, nourish, keep up; to suffer, undergo; to bear up under, withstand; to affirm the validity of
    synonyms: foster, maintain
  3. (adj.) of little importance, not worthy of serious attention; not meant seriously
    synonyms: silly, foolish, inane, petty, trifling
    antonyms: serious, important, significant
  4. (n.) a high point of land extending into water
    synonyms: cliff, headland
  5. (n.) a remainder, that which remains when a part has been used up or removed
    synonyms: remnant, remains, leavings

5 True/False questions

  1. deplore(v.) to feel or express regret or disapproval
    synonyms: lament, bemoan, bewail
    antonyms: approve, commend, extol


  2. porous(v.) to read thoroughly and carefully
    synonyms: study, pore over, scrutinize


  3. ornate(adj.) elaborately decorated; showily splendid
    synonyms: fancy, elaborate, flashy, flamboyant
    antonyms: simple, plain, stark, austere


  4. blasé(v.) to trouble, haunt, or fill the mind
    synonym: preoccupy


  5. peruse(adj.) full of tiny holes; able to be penetrated by air or water
    synonyms: leaky, permeable
    antonyms: airtight, waterproof, impermeable