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5 Matching questions

  1. sardonic
  2. defray
  3. hamper
  4. lucid
  5. superfluous
  1. a adj. grimly or scornfully mocking, bitterly sarcastic
    syn: caustic. mordant, acerbic, wry
    ant: bland, mild, sacharine, good-natured
  2. b v. to pay for
    syn: settle, bear the cost, foot the bill
  3. c v. to hold back
    syn: hinder, obstruct, impede, inhibit
    ant: facilitate, ease, smoothe the way
  4. d adj easy to understand, clear, rational, sane
    syn: limpid, intelligible
    ant:murky, muddy, obscure, unintelligable
  5. e adj. exceeding what is sufficient or required, excess
    syn: surplus, supererogatory
    ant: necessary, essential, vital, indispensable

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. adj. hardworking, industrious, not lazy
    syn: assiduous, sedulous
    ant: lazy, indolent, cursory, perfunctory
  2. adj. sad; dreary
    syn: sorrowful, mournful, melancholy, dolorous
    ant: cheerful, blithe, jaunty, bouyant
  3. adj. believable
    syn:plausible, acceptable, likely
    snt: unbelieveable, implausible, improbable
  4. v. to jeer at, mock, n. an insulting or mocking remark
    syn:v. ridicule, deride
    ant:v. cheer, applaude, acclaim
  5. adj. overly neat, precise, proper, or formal; prudish
    syn: fussy, fastidious, squeamish
    ant: dowdy, frumpy, sloppy, untidy, loose, lax

5 True/False questions

  1. impoverishedadj, poor in state of pverty; depleted
    syn: poverty-stricken, destitute, indigent
    ant: rich, wealthy, affluent, prosperous


  2. supplantv. to take the place of, supercede
    syn: replace, displace, oust


  3. tenaciousadj. holding fast; holding together firmly, persistant
    syn: obstinate, stubborn, dogged
    ant: yeilding, weak, gentle, lax, slack


  4. ghastlyv. to hold back
    syn: hinder, obstruct, impede, inhibit
    ant: facilitate, ease, smoothe the way


  5. intricateadj. complicated; difficult to understand
    syn:complex, convoluted
    ant: simple, uninvolved, uncomplicated