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5 Matching questions

  1. exponent
  2. lamentable
  3. respite
  4. blithe
  5. wastrel
  1. a (n) one who advocates, speaks for, explains, or interprets

    dfender, champion, interpreter
  2. b (n) a period of relief or rest

    interval, intermission, lull, breather
  3. c (n) a wasteful person, spendthrft; a good-for-nothing

    loafer, idler, squanderer, profligate
  4. d (adj) cheerful, lighthearted; casual, unconcerned

    syn: carefree, nonchalant, indifferent
    ant: glum, morose, despondent, depressed
  5. e (adj) to be regretted or pitied

    deplorable, regrettable, distressing

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. (adj) discouraged, dejected, downcast

    despodent, disconsolate
  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) given to much talking, tediously chatty

    talkitive, loquacious, long-winded
  4. (adj) incapable of being overcome

    invincible, insurmountable
  5. (adj) full, deep, or rich in sound; impressive in style

    resonant, resounding, grandiloquent

5 True/False questions

  1. askew(adj, adv) twisted to one side, crooked; dissaprovingly

    syn: awry, lopsided, cockeyed
    ant: straight, symmetrical


  2. profess(v) to desire something belonging to another

    crave, yearn for, hunger for


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

    twisting, convoluted, serpentine, supple


  4. misnomer(n) an suitable or misleading name

    misnaming, malapropism


  5. acquiesce(v) to accept without protest; to agree or submit

    syn: comply with, accede, consent, yield
    ant: resist, protest