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5 Matching questions

  1. cormorant
  2. hyperbole
  3. pyre
  4. exhume
  5. inundate
  1. a a pile of wood, etc., for burning a corpse as part of a funeral rite; any pile of combustible materials
  2. b an exaggeration;a figure expressing excess
  3. c -to submerge or overflow with water; to flood
    -to overwhelm
  4. d -to dig out of the ground or from a grave; to disinter
    -to bring to light; to uncover
  5. e -a dark, hook-billed sea bird
    -a greedy person

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. cowardly; fearful
  2. a phantom; an apparition; something unreal, as in a dream or a vision
  3. -pertaining to the earth and its inhabitants
    -referring to land as distinct from water or air
  4. to have or to cause to have a wavy motion
  5. -an outlet; an opening for passage of liquids, fumes, or sometimes air
    -to utter; to express, especially in relieving strong feelings

5 True/False questions

  1. apogeethe point in its orbit when a planet or a satellite (usually the moon) is nearest the earth


  2. scintillate-to give off sparks; to flash; to sparkle
    -to be animated or brilliant


  3. conflagration-strong desire for achievement; ambition toward a long-range goal
    -expulsion of breath in speaking


  4. effluent-a stream or overflow from a larger body of water, or from a channel or sewer
    -flowing out


  5. equanimity-a powerful feeling of hostility or antagonism; hatred
    -an animating spirit


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