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5 Matching questions

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  1. a (n.) something added to something else as helpful or useful but not essential; an assistant or helper; a valuable quality or characteristic; (adj.) added or connected in a subordinate capacity; attached to a faculty or staff in an auxiliary capacity
    SYN: (n.) associate, addition, accessory
  2. b (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
  3. c (v.) to howl or screech like a cat; to quarrel; (n.) a harsh or noisy cry; a racket
    SYN: (v.) whine; (n.) wail, screech
  4. d (n.) a base coward
    SYN: craven, dastard, "chicken"
    ANT: hero, stalwart, gallant
  5. e (n.) a convert; a disciple
    SYN: novice, neophyte
    ANT: master, teacher, guide, guru

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. (n.) good-humored ridicule; teasing
    SYN: banter, persiflage
  2. (adj.) offensive or disgusting; foul-smelling; harmful or injurious
    SYN: fetid, noxious, vile, loathsome
    ANT: wholesome, pleasant, sweet-smelling
  3. (n.) the male sheep that leads the flock to the slaughterhouse; a leader, as in a desperate or violent undertaking; an indicator of trends
    SYN: ringleader, initiator, barometer
    ANT: follower, imitator, emulator
  4. (n.) something illusory, without substance, or without a basis in reality; an illusion
    SYN: optical illusion
  5. (adj.) forgetful; unaware
    SYN: insensible
    ANT: aware, mindful, cognizant, alert

5 True/False questions

  1. fait accompli(n.) an accomplished and presumably irreversible deed, fact, or action
    SYN: accomplished fact

          

  2. effete(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

          

  3. supine(adj.) lying flat on one's back; listless or lethargic; apathetic or passive
    SYN: prone, prostrate, inert
    ANT: upright, erect, perpendicular, vertical

          

  4. ribald(n.) something illusory, without substance, or without a basis in reality; an illusion
    SYN: optical illusion

          

  5. 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