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5 Matching questions

  1. fiat
  2. epistemology
  3. evince
  4. exhort
  5. fauna
  1. a to show plainly; be an indication of

    His response to my question ____d me that he wasn't listening
  2. b branch of philosophy that examines the nature of knowledge

    epistem (knowledge) - o - logy (study of)
  3. c animals of a period or region

    Moving ____ from one habitat into another is not always the best idea
    (same goes for flora)
  4. d arbitrary order; authorization

    The dictator rules almost entirely by ____
  5. e to urge by strong appeals

    The commander ____ed his troops before sending them into battle

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. reasoning that is subtle and seemingly true but is actually incorrect
  2. menacing, threatening

    The U.S. is a ____ economic and military power
  3. interpretation of a word or sentence, etc.
  4. to 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
  5. patience

5 True/False questions

  1. expatriateto speak or write at length


  2. fomentincite; arouse


  3. hallowedholy, sacred

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


  4. flourishembellishment or ornamentation

    His speech was full of rhetorical ____


  5. forswearrenounce; repudiate

    He ____ any knowledge of the crime