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5 Matching questions

  1. hackneyed
  2. simulate
  3. lurid
  4. intercede
  5. elicit
  1. a causing shock, horro, or revulsion; sensational; pale or sallow in color; terrible or passionate in intensity or lack of restraint
  2. b to make a pretense of, imitate; to show the out signs of
  3. c to plead on behalf of someone else; to serve as a third party or go-between in a disagreement
  4. d used so often as to lack freshness or originality
  5. e to draw forth, bring out from some source (such as another person)

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. worthy, deserving recognition and praise
  2. excessively smooth or smug; trying too hard to give an impression of earnestness, sincerity, or piety, fatty, oily; pliable
  3. a combination, union, or merger for some specific purpose
  4. pertaining to an outlying area; local; narrow in mind or outlook, countrified in the sense of being limited and backward; of a simple, plain design that originated in the countryside; a person with a narrow point of view; a person from an outlying area; a soldier from a province or colony
  5. a hint, indirect suggestion, or reference (often in a degogatory sense)

5 True/False questions

  1. prerogativethe expression of approval or favorable opinion, praise; official approval


  2. transcendwearied, worn-out, dulled (in the sense of being satiated by excessive indulgence)


  3. assuageshade cast by trees; foliage giving shade; an overshadowing influence or power; offence, resentment; a vague suspicion


  4. approbationa special right or privelege; a special right or privilege; a speacial quality showing excellence


  5. expostulateto attempt to dissuade someone from some course or descision by earnest reasoning