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5 Matching questions

  1. obviate
  2. expletive
  3. corpus
  4. chapel
  5. purveyor
  1. a make unnecessary; get rid of; Ex. obviate the need
  2. b meaningless word; interjection; profane oath; swear-word
  3. c furnisher of foodstuffs; caterer; V. purvey: supply (eg. food); furnish; CF. provide
  4. d collection (of writings or information); Ex. the corpus of Shakespear's works; Cf. corpse
  5. e small church (in a prison, college, or hospital)

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. fond of books and reading
  2. distasteful (because excessive); excessively sweet or sentimental; V. cloy: become unpleasant through too much sweetness or excess
  3. narrow space between things
  4. unharmed; Ex. escape the accident unscathed
  5. loud resounding noise; sound of repeated clanging

5 True/False questions

  1. surrogatebeing in debt; money that should have been paid; work that should have been done


  2. ballastheavy substance used to add stability or weight; V. supply with ballast


  3. elegylarge group; Ex. a bevy of starlets


  4. insouciantintroduce something into a larger whole; include; embody; give material form to; ADJ.


  5. mellifluousflashy; tawdry; attractive on the surface but of no real value; Ex. metericious argument/jewel; CF. prostitute


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