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5 Matching questions

  1. demolition
  2. abject
  3. pejorative
  4. culmination
  5. explicit
  1. a (of a word or phrase) suggesting that someone is of little value; negative in connotation; having a belittling effect; Ex. Many women now considers ``housewife'' a pejorative expression, because it patronized them.
  2. b totally clear; definite; outspoken
  3. c destruction; V. demolish
  4. d (of a condition) wretched; as low as possible; lacking pride; very humble; showing lack of self-respect; Ex. abject apology
  5. e highest point; climax; V. culminate in: reach the highest point in; end in; Ex. a series of minor clashes culminating in war

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. lack of proportion (between the parts); ADJ. disproportionate
  2. scolding woman; very small mouselike animal
  3. prevailing among a specific group of people or in a specific area or country; peculiar to a particular region or people; CF. pandemic
  4. injure; hurt; damage
  5. not naive; not candid; sophisticated; worldly wise; OP. ingenuous

5 True/False questions

  1. zestouter skin of an orange used for giving a special taste to food; spice; interest; flavor; spirited enjoyment; Ex. add a certain zest to the affair; Ex. zest for life


  2. banalhackneyed; commonplace; trite; lacking originality; clich\'ed


  3. jadedskill or sensitivity in dealing with people without causing offence


  4. charylarge isolated system of stars, such as the Milky Way; collection of brilliant personalities


  5. reparationendanger; imperil; put at risk; N. jeopardy: danger