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5 Matching questions

  1. morass
  2. oblivious
  3. raillery
  4. hidebound
  5. supine
  1. a (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
  2. b (n.) good-humored ridicule; teasing
    SYN: banter, persiflage
  3. c (adj.) forgetful; unaware
    SYN: insensible
    ANT: aware, mindful, cognizant, alert
  4. d (adj.) narrow-minded and rigid, especially in opinions or prejudices; stubbornly and unthinkingly conservative
    SYN: intolerant, inflexible
    ANT: open-minded, tolerant, liberal, progressive
  5. e (adj.) lying flat on one's back; listless or lethargic; apathetic or passive
    SYN: prone, prostrate, inert
    ANT: upright, erect, perpendicular, vertical

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. (v.) to howl or screech like a cat; to quarrel; (n.) a harsh or noisy cry; a racket
    SYN: (v.) whine; (n.) wail, screech
  2. (adj.) absurd; wildly fantastic; impossible
    SYN: fanciful, visionary, quixotic, pie-in-the-sky
    ANT: realistic, down-to-earth, practicable
  3. (n.) something illusory, without substance, or without a basis in reality; an illusion
    SYN: optical illusion
  4. (n.) a base coward
    SYN: craven, dastard, "chicken"
    ANT: hero, stalwart, gallant
  5. (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

5 True/False questions

  1. vignette(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 lacking in wholesome vigor or energy; worn-out or exhausted; sterile or unable to produce; out-of-date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

          

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

          

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

          

  4. 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

          

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