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5 Matching questions

  1. adumbrate
  2. dissemble
  3. ebullient
  4. egregious
  5. diaphanous
  1. a (v.) to sketch out in a vague way (The coach adumbrated a game plan, but none of the players knew precisely what to do.)
  2. b (adj.) extremely lively, enthusiastic (She became ebullient upon receiving an acceptance letter from her first-choice college.)
  3. c (v.) to conceal, fake (Not wanting to appear heartlessly greedy, she dissembled and hid her intention to sell her ailing father's stamp collection.)
  4. d (adj.) extremely bad (The student who threw sloppy joes across the cafeteria was punished for his egregious behavior.)
  5. e light, airy, transparent

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. dried up, dehydrated
  2. (n.) a cursed, detested person (I never want to see that murderer. He is an anathema to me.)
  3. (v.) to be indecisive (Not wanting to offend either friend, he dithered about which of the two birthday parties he should attend.)
  4. (v.) to urge, coax (Fred's buddies cajoled him into attending the bachelor party.)
  5. (adj.) penitent, eager to be forgiven (Blake's contrite behavior made it impossible to stay angry at him.)

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. defileto laugh at mockingly, scorn

          

  4. alacrity(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.)

          

  5. brusque(adj.) short, abrupt, dismissive (The captain's brusque manner offended the passengers.)

          

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