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5 Written questions

5 Matching questions

  1. lurid
  2. approbation
  3. prerogative
  4. unctuous
  5. decadence
  1. a [n]
    s: degeneration, corruption
    a: rise, growth, development, maturation
  2. b [n]
    s: commendation, sanction
    a: disapproval, condemnation, censure
  3. c [adj]
    s: gruesome, gory, grisly, baleful, ghastly
    a: pleasant, attractive, appealing, wholesome
  4. d [adj]
    s: perquisite, perk
  5. e [adj]
    s: mealymouthed, servile, fawning, greasy
    a: gruff, blunt

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. [v]
    s: intervene, mediate
  2. [adj]
    s: narrow-minded, parochial, insular, naive
    a: cosmopolitan, catholic, broad-minded
  3. [n]
    s: pause, lacuna
    a: continuity, continuation
  4. [v]
    s: call forth, evoke, extract, educe
    a: repress, quash, squelch, stifle
  5. [adj]
    s: praiseworthy, laudable, commendable
    a: blameworthy, reprehensible, discreditable

5 True/False questions

  1. expostulate[v]
    s: remonstrate, protest, complain


  2. hackneyed[adj]
    s: sated, surfeited, cloyed
    a: unspoiled, uncloyed


  3. assuage[v]
    s: mitigate, alleviate, slake, allay
    a: intensify, aggravate, exacerbate


  4. coalition[n]
    s: alliance, league, federation, combine
    a: splinter group


  5. innuendo[n]
    s: insinuation, intimation
    a: direct statement