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5 Matching questions

  1. approbation
  2. innuendo
  3. assuage
  4. decadence
  5. hackneyed
  1. a used so often as to lack freshness or originality
  2. b the expression of approval or favorable opinion, praise; official approval
  3. c decline, decay or deterioration; a condition or period of decline or decay; excessive self-indulgence
  4. d to make easier or milder, relieve; to quiet, calm; to put an end to, appease, satisfy, quench
  5. e a hint, indirect suggestion, or reference (often in a degogatory sense)

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. to make a pretense of, imitate; to show the out signs of
  2. to rise above or beyond, exceed
  3. worthy, deserving recognition and praise
  4. excessively smooth or smug; trying too hard to give an impression of earnestness, sincerity, or piety, fatty, oily; pliable
  5. peevish, annoyed by trifles, easily irritated and upset

5 True/False questions

  1. provincialto draw forth, bring out from some source (such as another person)

          

  2. expostulateto make a pretense of, imitate; to show the out signs of

          

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

          

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

          

  5. jadedcausing shock, horro, or revulsion; sensational; pale or sallow in color; terrible or passionate in intensity or lack of restraint

          

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