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5 Written questions

5 Matching questions

  1. semantics
  2. formidable
  3. fiat
  4. forswear
  5. founder
  1. a interpretation of a word or sentence, etc.
  2. b to sink; fail; collapse

    The project ____ed because of a lack of public support
  3. c renounce; repudiate

    He ____ any knowledge of the crime
  4. d arbitrary order; authorization

    The dictator rules almost entirely by ____
  5. e menacing, threatening

    The U.S. is a ____ economic and military power

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. incite; arouse
  2. verb: to frolic; leap playfully
    noun: frolicking about

    The children ____ed on the lawn while their parents ate lunch
  3. steady; unvarying; serene

    Obama has remained ___ throughout the crisis

    Equal/Equivalent: comparable
    Equitable: fair, just, impartial
    Socialists want money shared equitably
  4. ornamental band on a wall

    I used to have a ____ of Minni Mouse around my room
  5. substance believed to have power to cure ills

    The doctor gave me a prescription but told me to not expect it to be an ____

5 True/False questions

  1. hermeticinterpretation of a word or sentence, etc.


  2. exhortto force the payment of
    to demand and obtain by authority

    The dictator ____ed a tax of 50% from every single person in the country

    exacting: extremely demanding
    "What occupation is pleasanter, what less exacting, than the absorption of curious literary information?" -Huxley


  3. estimableadmirable
    possible to estimate

    Obama is an ____ man, and I also ____ he wins again


  4. hallowedholy, sacred

    Darwin freed the public from the fetters of ____, but fallacious, assumptions about the age of the Earth


  5. exactto urge by strong appeals

    The commander ____ed his troops before sending them into battle