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5 Matching questions

  1. wry
  2. impediment
  3. enormity
  4. loiter
  5. plunder
  1. a (adj.) twisted, turned to one side; cleverly and often grimly humorous
    (Syn.) dryly amusing, ironic, droll
    (Ant.) humorless, solemn, straight
  2. b (v.) to rob by force, especially during wartime; to seize wrongfully; (n.) property stolen by force
    (Syn.) (v.) pillage, loot, sack
    (n.) spoils, pelf
  3. c (n.) a physical defect; a hindrance, obstacle
    (Syn.) obstruction, stumbling block
    (Ant.) help, advantage, asset, plus
  4. d (n.) the quality of exceeding all moral bounds; an exceedingly evil act; huge size, immensity
    (Syn.) atrociousness, heinousness, atrocity, vastness
    (Ant.) mildness, harmlessness, innocuousness
  5. e (v.) to linger in an aimless way, hang around, dawdle, tarry
    (Ant.) hurry along

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. (adj.) firmly fixed; constant, not moving or changing
    (Syn.) loyal, faithful, unwavering
    (Ant.) inconstant, fickle, unreliable, vacillating
  2. (v.) to smile or speak in a silly, forced way;
    (n.) a silly, forced smile
    (Syn.) (v.) snicker, smirk, titter, giggle
  3. (v.) to fit together exactly; to connect so as to form a whole;
    (n.) a carpentry figure resembling a dove's tail
    (Syn.) (v.) mesh, jive, harmonize
    (Ant.) clash, be at odds
  4. (adj.) short but full of meaning and point
    (Syn.) terse, short and sweet, meaty, telling
    (Ant.) wordy, verbose, long-winded, follish, inane
  5. (v.) to abuse or belittle unjustly or maliciously
    (Syn.) malign, defame, denigrate, traduce
    (Ant.) Glorify, extol, lionize

5 True/False questions

  1. vaunted(adj.) much boasted about in a vain or swaggering way
    (Syn.) trumpeted, heralded
    (Ant.) downplayed, soft-pedaled, de-emphasized

          

  2. imperative(adj.) necessary, urgent;
    (n.) a form of a verb expressing a command; that which is necessary or required
    (Syn.) (Adj.) essential, indispensable, mandatory
    (Ant.) (Adj.) nonessential, unnecessary, optional

          

  3. haughty(adj.) much boasted about in a vain or swaggering way
    (Syn.) trumpeted, heralded
    (Ant.) downplayed, soft-pedaled, de-emphasized

          

  4. Attest(V.)To adjust or change to suit conditions
    (Syn.) regulate, alter, acclimate
    (Ant.) remain unchange

          

  5. waif(n.) a person (usually a child) without a home or friend; a stray person or animal; something that comes along by chance, a stray bit
    (Syn.) stray, ragamuffin, street urchin