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5 Matching questions

  1. effulgent
  2. clemency
  3. deride
  4. contrite
  5. assiduous
  1. a radiant, splendorous
  2. b (adj.) hard-working, diligent (The construction workers erected the skyscraper during two years of assiduous labor.)
  3. c (adj.) penitent, eager to be forgiven (Blake's contrite behavior made it impossible to stay angry at him.)
  4. d (n.) mercy (After he forgot their anniversary, Martin could only beg Maria for clemency.)
  5. e to laugh at mockingly, scorn

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. greed, strong desire
  2. (v.) to make unclean, impure (She defiled the calm of the religious building by playing her banjo.)
  3. (n.) a gift or blessing (The good weather has been a boon for many businesses located near the beach.)
  4. (adj.) extremely bad (The student who threw sloppy joes across the cafeteria was punished for his egregious behavior.)
  5. (adj.) brief to the point of being superficial (Late for the meeting, she cast a cursory glance at the agenda.)

5 True/False questions

  1. cacophony(n.) tremendous noise, disharmonious sound

          

  2. acrimony(n.) bitterness, discord (Though they vowed that no girl would ever come between them, Biff and Trevor could not keep acrimony from overwhelming their friendship after they both fell in love with the lovely Teresa.)

          

  3. discursive(adj.) brief to the point of being superficial (Late for the meeting, she cast a cursory glance at the agenda.)

          

  4. cogent(adj.) intellectually convincing (Irene's arguments in favor of abstinence were so cogent that I could not resist them.)

          

  5. deprecate(v.) to violate the sacredness of a thing or place (They feared that the construction of a golf course would desecrate the preserved wilderness.)