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5 Matching questions

  1. chimerical
  2. noisome
  3. liturgy
  4. morass
  5. caterwaul
  1. a (adj.) absurd; wildly fantastic; impossible
    SYN: fanciful, visionary, quixotic, pie-in-the-sky
    ANT: realistic, down-to-earth, practicable
  2. b (adj.) offensive or disgusting; foul-smelling; harmful or injurious
    SYN: fetid, noxious, vile, loathsome
    ANT: wholesome, pleasant, sweet-smelling
  3. c (n.) a religious service or rite; the form of a ritual or other act of public worship
    SYN: ceremony, observance
  4. d (n.) a patch of low, soft, wet ground; a swamp; a confusing situation in which one is entrapped, as in quicksand
    SYN: bog, quagmire
    ANT: solid ground, bedrock, terra firma
  5. e (v.) to howl or screech like a cat; to quarrel; (n.) a harsh or noisy cry; a racket
    SYN: (v.) whine; (n.) wail, screech

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. (adj.) narrow-minded and rigid, especially in opinions or prejudices; stubbornly and unthinkingly conservative
    SYN: intolerant, inflexible
    ANT: open-minded, tolerant, liberal, progressive
  2. (n.) a convert; a disciple
    SYN: novice, neophyte
    ANT: master, teacher, guide, guru
  3. (n.) good-humored ridicule; teasing
    SYN: banter, persiflage
  4. (adj.) lacking in wholesome vigor or energy; worn-out or exhausted; sterile or unable to produce; out-of-date
    SYN: decadent, enfeebled, outmoded
    ANT: thriving, burgeoning, vigorous, dynamic
  5. (n.) an accomplished and presumably irreversible deed, fact, or action
    SYN: accomplished fact

5 True/False questions

  1. poltroon(n.) a base coward
    SYN: craven, dastard, "chicken"
    ANT: hero, stalwart, gallant

          

  2. hierarchy(n.) any system of things or people arranged or graded one above another in order of rank, wealth, class, etc.
    SYN: chain of command, pecking order

          

  3. quasi(n.) a patch of low, soft, wet ground; a swamp; a confusing situation in which one is entrapped, as in quicksand
    SYN: bog, quagmire
    ANT: solid ground, bedrock, terra firma

          

  4. bellwether(adj.) lacking in wholesome vigor or energy; worn-out or exhausted; sterile or unable to produce; out-of-date
    SYN: decadent, enfeebled, outmoded
    ANT: thriving, burgeoning, vigorous, dynamic

          

  5. vignette(n.) a short description or sketch; a picture or illustration with edges that gradually shade off; a decorative design on the title page of a book or at the beginning or end of a chapter
    SYN: thumbnail sketch, anecdote
    ANT: epic, full-length treatment

          

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