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5 Matching questions

  1. oblivious
  2. hierarchy
  3. hidebound
  4. morass
  5. poltroon
  1. a (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
  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 (adj.) forgetful; unaware
    SYN: insensible
    ANT: aware, mindful, cognizant, alert
  4. d (n.) a base coward
    SYN: craven, dastard, "chicken"
    ANT: hero, stalwart, gallant
  5. e (adj.) narrow-minded and rigid, especially in opinions or prejudices; stubbornly and unthinkingly conservative
    SYN: intolerant, inflexible
    ANT: open-minded, tolerant, liberal, progressive

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. (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
  2. (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 lacking in wholesome vigor or energy; worn-out or exhausted; sterile or unable to produce; out-of-date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
  3. (n.) something illusory, without substance, or without a basis in reality; an illusion
    SYN: optical illusion
  4. (adj.) absurd; wildly fantastic; impossible
    SYN: fanciful, visionary, quixotic, pie-in-the-sky
    ANT: realistic, down-to-earth, practicable
  5. (n.) a convert; a disciple
    SYN: novice, neophyte
    ANT: master, teacher, guide, guru

5 True/False questions

  1. adjunct(adj.) resembling but not actually being; seemingly but not actually or completely
    SYN: kind of, semi-, as if
    ANT: totally, completely, actually, in fact

          

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

          

  3. quasi(adj.) resembling but not actually being; seemingly but not actually or completely
    SYN: kind of, semi-, as if
    ANT: totally, completely, actually, in fact

          

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

          

  5. raillery(n.) a religious service or rite; the form of a ritual or other act of public worship
    SYN: ceremony, observance