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5 Written questions

5 Matching questions

  1. lamentable
  2. misnomer
  3. covet
  4. insuperable
  5. contentious
  1. a (v) to desire something belonging to another

    crave, yearn for, hunger for
  2. b (n) an suitable or misleading name

    misnaming, malapropism
  3. c (adj) quarrelsome, inclined to argure

    syn: argumentative, disputatious, combative
  4. d (adj) to be regretted or pitied

    deplorable, regrettable, distressing
  5. e (adj) incapable of being overcome

    invincible, insurmountable

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. (n) one who advocates, speaks for, explains, or interprets

    dfender, champion, interpreter
  2. (v) to entice, tempt; to be attractive to
    (n) a strong attraction; the power to attract, charm

    syn: (v) beguile, tantalize; (n) temptation, enticement
    ant: (v) repel, turn off; (n) repellent
  3. (adj) rumpled, mussed; hanging in disorder

    untidy, disarranged, tousled, unkempt
  4. (adj) discouraged, dejected, downcast

    despodent, disconsolate
  5. (n) a repayment; a deserved punishment

    recompense, requital, just desserts

5 True/False questions

  1. garrulous(adj) given to much talking, tediously chatty

    talkitive, loquacious, long-winded

          

  2. wastrel(n) a wasteful person, spendthrft; a good-for-nothing

    loafer, idler, squanderer, profligate

          

  3. respite(adj) cheerful, lighthearted; casual, unconcerned

    syn: carefree, nonchalant, indifferent
    ant: glum, morose, despondent, depressed

          

  4. acquiesce(v) to entice, tempt; to be attractive to
    (n) a strong attraction; the power to attract, charm

    syn: (v) beguile, tantalize; (n) temptation, enticement
    ant: (v) repel, turn off; (n) repellent

          

  5. sinuous(adj) winding, having many curves; lithe and flexible

    twisting, convoluted, serpentine, supple