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5 Matching questions

  1. wry
  2. falter
  3. enormity
  4. pithy
  5. steadfast
  1. a (v.) to hesitate, stumble, lose courage; to speak hesitatingly; to lose drive, weaken, decline
    (Syn.) waver
    (Ant.) persevere, plug away at
  2. b (adj.) short but full of meaning and point
    (Syn.) terse, short and sweet, meaty, telling
    (Ant.) wordy, verbose, long-winded, follish, inane
  3. c (n.) the quality of exceeding all moral bounds; an exceedingly evil act; huge size, immensity
    (Syn.) atrociousness, heinousness, atrocity, vastness
    (Ant.) mildness, harmlessness, innocuousness
  4. d (adj.) twisted, turned to one side; cleverly and often grimly humorous
    (Syn.) dryly amusing, ironic, droll
    (Ant.) humorless, solemn, straight
  5. e (adj.) firmly fixed; constant, not moving or changing
    (Syn.) loyal, faithful, unwavering
    (Ant.) inconstant, fickle, unreliable, vacillating

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. (V.)To adjust or change to suit conditions
    (Syn.) regulate, alter, acclimate
    (Ant.) remain unchange
  2. (n.) a warning or feeling that something bad will happen;
    (adj.) marked by fear, ominous
    (Syn.) (N.) misgiving, presentiment, premonition
  3. (adj.) much boasted about in a vain or swaggering way
    (Syn.) trumpeted, heralded
    (Ant.) downplayed, soft-pedaled, de-emphasized
  4. (v.) to abuse or belittle unjustly or maliciously
    (Syn.) malign, defame, denigrate, traduce
    (Ant.) Glorify, extol, lionize
  5. (v.) to rob by force, especially during wartime; to seize wrongfully; (n.) property stolen by force
    (Syn.) (v.) pillage, loot, sack
    (n.) spoils, pelf

5 True/False questions

  1. haughty(adj.) chillingly proud and scornful
    (Syn.) disdainful, supercilious
    (Ant.) meek, humble, unassuming, modest

          

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

          

  3. waif(adj.) twisted, turned to one side; cleverly and often grimly humorous
    (Syn.) dryly amusing, ironic, droll
    (Ant.) humorless, solemn, straight

          

  4. malinger(v.) to rob by force, especially during wartime; to seize wrongfully; (n.) property stolen by force
    (Syn.) (v.) pillage, loot, sack
    (n.) spoils, pelf

          

  5. impediment(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