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5 Matching questions

  1. Lurid
  2. Umbrage
  3. Petulatant
  4. Approbation
  5. Coalition
  1. a (n.) Shade cast by trees; foliage giving shade; an overshadowing influence or power; offense, resentment; a vague suspicion
  2. b (adj.) Peevish, annoyed by trifles, easily irritated and upset
  3. c (n.) The expression of approval or favorable opinion, praise; official approval
  4. d (n.) A combination, union, or merger for some specific purpose
  5. e (adj.) Causing shock, horror, or revulsion; sensational; pale or sallow in color; terrible or passionate in intensity or lack of restraint

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. (v.) To plead on behalf of someone else; to serve as a third party or go-between in a disagreement
  2. (v.) To rise above or beyond, exceed
  3. (adj.) 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; (n.) a person with a narrow point of view; a person from an outlying area; a soldier from a province or colony
  4. (adj.) Wearied, worn-out, dulled (in the sense of being satiated by excessive indulgence)
  5. (adj.) Excessively smooth or smug; trying too hard to give an impression of earnestness, sincerity, or piety; fatty, oily; pliable

5 True/False questions

  1. Decadence(n.) Decline, decay, or deterioration; a condition or period of decline or decay; excessive self indulgence


  2. Expostulate(v.) To attempt to dissuade someone from some course or decision by earnest reasoning


  3. Elicit(v.) To draw forth, bring out from some source


  4. Hackneyed(adj.) Wearied, worn-out, dulled (in the sense of being satiated by excessive indulgence)


  5. Assuage(v.) To make easier or milder, relieve; to quiet, calm; to put an end to, appease, satisfy, quench