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5 Matching questions

  1. Supercilious
  2. Bumptious
  3. Garrulous
  4. Turgid
  5. Corpulent
  1. a (adj): offensively self-assertive; crudely or loudly pushy
  2. b (adj) (p. 7): haughtily disdainful or contemptuous, as a person or a facial expression
  3. c (adj) (p. 48): large or bulky of body; portly; stout; fat
  4. d (adj) (p. 156): talkative; wordy
  5. e (adj) (p. 99): 1) swollen or distended; 2) inflated, overblown, pompous, bombastic (John's turgid language in Mamet's play bothers Carol greatly because he's so conceited)

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. (adj) feeling, characterized by or expressing strong displeasure at come thing considered unjust, offensive, insulting or base
  2. (n) 1) a shifting series of phantams, illusions or deceptive appearances, as in a dream or as created by the imagination
    2) a changing scene made up of many elements
    3) an optical illusion produced by a magic lantern or the like in which figures increased or diminished in size, pass into eachother, dissolve, ect
  3. N: wickedness
  4. (adj) (p. 20): 1) leaving no opportunity for denial or refusal; 2) imperious or dictat orial; 3) positive or assertive in speech, tone, manner
  5. n): proper behavior; what is right is a certain social circumstance

5 True/False questions

  1. Conciliatev): to make compatible; to reconcile; to win or gain goodwill/favor


  2. Allayv): to calm/quiet; to relieve (like pain); to alleviate


  3. Loquacityn): talkativeness


  4. DeferN: a person's look or manner; countenance


  5. Redolent(adj) (p. 52): 1) showing ill will; malicious 2) evil; harmful; injurious