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5 Matching questions

  1. plunder
  2. imperative
  3. malinger
  4. wry
  5. vaunted
  1. a (v.) to rob by force, especially during wartime; to seize wrongfully; (n.) property stolen by force
    (Syn.) (v.) pillage, loot, sack
    (n.) spoils, pelf
  2. b (adj.) twisted, turned to one side; cleverly and often grimly humorous
    (Syn.) dryly amusing, ironic, droll
    (Ant.) humorless, solemn, straight
  3. c (v.) to pretend illness to avoid duty or work, lie down on the job
    (Syn.) goof off, shirk
  4. d (adj.) much boasted about in a vain or swaggering way
    (Syn.) trumpeted, heralded
    (Ant.) downplayed, soft-pedaled, de-emphasized
  5. e (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

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. (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
  2. (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
  3. (v.) to smile or speak in a silly, forced way;
    (n.) a silly, forced smile
    (Syn.) (v.) snicker, smirk, titter, giggle
  4. (n.) a physical defect; a hindrance, obstacle
    (Syn.) obstruction, stumbling block
    (Ant.) help, advantage, asset, plus
  5. (v.) To bear witness, affirm to be true or genuine
    (Syn.) witness, verify, confirm, corroborate
    (Ant.) deny, disprove, refute, rebut

5 True/False questions

  1. loiter(v.) to linger in an aimless way, hang around, dawdle, tarry
    (Ant.) hurry along


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


  3. haughty(adj.) short but full of meaning and point
    (Syn.) terse, short and sweet, meaty, telling
    (Ant.) wordy, verbose, long-winded, follish, inane


  4. steadfast(adj.) firmly fixed; constant, not moving or changing
    (Syn.) loyal, faithful, unwavering
    (Ant.) inconstant, fickle, unreliable, vacillating


  5. pithy(v.) to linger in an aimless way, hang around, dawdle, tarry
    (Ant.) hurry along