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5 Matching questions

  1. acerbic
  2. anachronism
  3. hubris
  4. mercurial
  5. astringent
  1. a (adj) having a sour or bitter taste or character; sharp; biting
  2. b (noun) overbearing presumption or pride; arrogance
  3. c (noun) something or someone out of place in terms of historical or chronological context
  4. d (adj) characterized by rapid and unpredictable change in mood
  5. e (adj/noun) having a tightening effect on living tissue; harsh; severe; something with a tightening effect on tissue

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. (adj) tending to believe too readily; gullible
  2. (adj) marked by ease or informality; nonchalant; lacking in depth; superficial
  3. (noun) an independent individual who does not go along with a group or party
  4. (adj) hastily or rashly energetic; impulsive and vehement
  5. (noun) a generally agreed-upon practice or attitude

5 True/False questions

  1. alchemy(verb) to calm or soothe; to reduce in emotional intensity


  2. contiguous(adj) sharing a border; touching; adjacent


  3. cynicism(noun) an attitude or quality of belief that all people are motivated by selfishness


  4. immutable(adj) not capable of change


  5. aggrandize(verb) to increase in intensity, power, influence or prestige