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5 Matching questions

  1. He is not above a trivial caper movie like Ocean's Eleven, but invests it with such ____________ that it becomes pure pleasure to watch.
  2. euphemism
  3. esoteric
  4. harbinger
  5. finagle
  1. a understood only by a small group or a select few
  2. b achieve something by means of trickery or devious methods
  3. c The little fairies from I Kill Giants are considered ________________s because they often foreshadow trouble that will occur in the novel.
  4. d elan
  5. e an indirect, less offensive way of saying something that is considered unpleasant

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. calmness, composure, refusal to panic
  2. faux pas
  3. The press _______________ was more successful for the new candidate.
  4. distasteful (because excessive); excessively sweet or sentimental
  5. fiasco

5 True/False questions

  1. idiosyncraticHis _________________ habits which were very specific and eccentric were a key lead for the dectectives to solve the case.


  2. idyllicThe pond was an _______________ place to fish because it was recently stocked with trout and other fish.


  3. fait accomplia complete failure


  4. The distinction between mind and body is an artificial ____________ .dilettante


  5. dilettantethat eerie sense that "I've experienced this before." Cues from the current situation may subconsciously trigger retrieval of an earlier experience.