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5 Matching questions

  1. ribald
  2. morass
  3. chimerical
  4. mirage
  5. caterwaul
  1. a (adj.) irreverently mocking; coarse, vulgar, or indecent in language
    SYN: bawdy, risque
    ANT: seemly, proper, decorous
  2. b (n.) something illusory, without substance, or without a basis in reality; an illusion
    SYN: optical illusion
  3. c (adj.) absurd; wildly fantastic; impossible
    SYN: fanciful, visionary, quixotic, pie-in-the-sky
    ANT: realistic, down-to-earth, practicable
  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. (n.) a religious service or rite; the form of a ritual or other act of public worship
    SYN: ceremony, observance
  2. (adj.) lying flat on one's back; listless or lethargic; apathetic or passive
    SYN: prone, prostrate, inert
    ANT: upright, erect, perpendicular, vertical
  3. (adj.) narrow-minded and rigid, especially in opinions or prejudices; stubbornly and unthinkingly conservative
    SYN: intolerant, inflexible
    ANT: open-minded, tolerant, liberal, progressive
  4. (adj.) offensive or disgusting; foul-smelling; harmful or injurious
    SYN: fetid, noxious, vile, loathsome
    ANT: wholesome, pleasant, sweet-smelling
  5. (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

5 True/False questions

  1. adjunct(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. poltroon(adj.) offensive or disgusting; foul-smelling; harmful or injurious
    SYN: fetid, noxious, vile, loathsome
    ANT: wholesome, pleasant, sweet-smelling

          

  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. proselyte(n.) a convert; a disciple
    SYN: novice, neophyte
    ANT: master, teacher, guide, guru

          

  5. raillery(n.) good-humored ridicule; teasing
    SYN: banter, persiflage