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5 Matching questions

  1. idiosyncratic
  2. harbinger
  3. insidious
  4. finagle
  5. fait accompli
  1. a an accomplished and presumably irreversible deed, fact, or action
  2. b His _________________ habits which were very specific and eccentric were a key lead for the dectectives to solve the case.
  3. c doing harm in a subtle manner
  4. d achieve something by means of trickery or devious methods
  5. e The little fairies from I Kill Giants are considered ________________s because they often foreshadow trouble that will occur in the novel.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. The condo was the ________________ of wealth with the outstanding views and services provided by the concierge.
  2. elan
  3. art characterized by sentimental, often pretentious bad taste
  4. showing frivolous or superficial interest
  5. a socially awkward or tactless act

5 True/False questions

  1. equivocateto speak or act in a way that allows for more than one interpretation; to be deliberately vague or ambiguous


  2. fastidiousgiving and careful attention to detail


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


  4. euphemisma mild, indirect, or vague word used instead of one considered harsh, blunt, or offensive


  5. glibpreformed with a natural, offhand ease; marked by ease and fluency of speech or writing that suggests or stems from insincerity, superficiality, or deceitfulness