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  1. Penury
  2. Pretentious
  3. Culpable
  4. Equivocate
  5. Nebulous
  1. a DEFINITION: extreme poverty barrenness insufficiency SYNONYMS: destitution want indigence ANTONYMS: affluence abundance luxury opulence
  2. b DEFINITION: cloudlike resembling a cloud cloudy in color not transparent vague confused indistinct SYNONYMS: hazy fuzzy cloudy vague murky opaque indeterminate ANTONYMS: definite distinct clear sharply focused
  3. c DEFINITION: to speak or act in a way that allows for more than one interpretation; to be deliberately vague or ambiguous SYNONYMS: to talk out of both sides of one's mouth palter hedge ANTONYMS: to speak one's mind plainly
  4. d DEFINITION: done for show striving to make a big impression claiming merit or position unjustifiably making demands on one's skill or abilities ambitious SYNONYMS: inflated ostentatious affected ANTONYMS: unassuming unaffected modest
  5. e deserving blame, worthy of condemnation SYNONYMS: guilty delinquent peccant blameworthy ANTONYMS: blameless innocent laudable meritorious

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. DEFINITION: something that is assumed or taken for granted without conclusive evidence SYNONYMS: assumption presumption hypothesis
  2. DEFINITION: inactive sluggish dull SYNONYMS: sluggish lethargic otiose languid ANTONYMS: energetic dynamic vigorous
  3. DEFINITION: To revive bring back to consciousness or existence SYNONYMS: Revitalize reanimate restore
  4. DEFINITION: Shrewd crafty showing practical wisdom SYNONYMS: shrewd acute sagacious judicious wily ANTONYMS: obtuse doltish empty-headed dumb
  5. DEFINITION: untidy dirty careless SYNONYMS: unkempt slatternly slipshod lax ANTONYMS: neat tidy careful meticulous

5 True/False questions

  1. Dilatorytenting to delay or procrastinate, not prompt; intended to delay or postpone SYNONYMS: stalling slow tardy laggard ANTONYMS: prompt punctual speedy expeditious

          

  2. AnathemaDEFINITION: An object of intense dislike a curse or strong denunciation (often used adjectivally without the article) SYNONYMS: Malediction Imprecation Abomination ANTONYMS: Benediction blessing

          

  3. NoviceDEFINITION: a greedy desire particularly for wealth SYNONYMS: Cupidity rapacity acquisitiveness

          

  4. IrresoluteDEFINITION: unable to make up one's mind hesitating SYNONYMS: indecisive vacillating wavering ANTONYMS: determined decisive unwavering

          

  5. EvanescentDEFINITION: Vanishing soon passing away light airy SYNONYMS: ephemeral transient transitory ANTONYMS: everlasting immortal imperishable