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5 Matching questions

  1. hyperbole
  2. hyperventilation
  3. mountebank
  4. pusillanimous
  5. epiphany
  1. a An exaggeration; a figure expressing excess.
  2. b Cowardly; fearful.
  3. c 1. A revelatory manifestation of a divine being.
    2. A revelation; a flash of understanding of the true nature of something.
    3. (capitalized) A Christian festival, Jan 6, celebrating the visit of the Wise Men to the Christ Child.
  4. d A swindler; a charlatan; a trickster.
  5. e The condition of taking abnormally fast, deep breaths.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. 1. A powerful feeling of hostility or antagonism; hatred.
    2. An animating spirit.
  2. 1. Referring to the center of the earth in measurement or observation.
    2. Considering the earth as the center of a planetary system.
  3. A phantom; an apparition; something unreal, as in a dream or a vision.
  4. Dejected; discouraged; gloomy
  5. 1. Strong desire for achievement; ambition toward a long-range goal.
    2. Expulsion of breath in speaking.

5 True/False questions

  1. rustic1. Typical of country life and people; simple; rough.
    2. A rural person.

          

  2. ethereal1. The regions of space beyond the earth's atmosphere; the heavens.
    2. A highly flammable liquid anesthetic.

          

  3. paramountA high ridge of land jutting into a body of water; a headland.

          

  4. ventTo bury; to place in a grave.

          

  5. humus1. A powerful feeling of hostility or antagonism; hatred.
    2. An animating spirit.

          

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