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5 Matching questions

  1. dilettante
  2. charisma
  3. ennui
  4. harbinger
  5. fiasco
  1. a showing frivolous or superficial interest
  2. b The little fairies from I Kill Giants are considered ________________s because they often foreshadow trouble that will occur in the novel.
  3. c a complete failure
  4. d weariness and dissatisfaction from lack of occupation or interest, boredom
  5. e a personal attractiveness that enables you to influence others

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. giving and careful attention to detail
  2. art characterized by sentimental, often pretentious bad taste
  3. a mild, indirect, or vague word used instead of one considered harsh, blunt, or offensive
  4. that eerie sense that "I've experienced this before." Cues from the current situation may subconsciously trigger retrieval of an earlier experience.
  5. an accomplished and presumably irreversible deed, fact, or action

5 True/False questions

  1. "Personal staff time" was a phrase that on the 1980 campaign plane had been considered a ___________ for "nap time."euphemism


  2. fait accomplian accomplished, presumably irreversible act or deed


  3. fait accomplia complete failure


  4. faux pasachieve something by means of trickery or devious methods


  5. euphemisman indirect, less offensive way of saying something that is considered unpleasant