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5 Matching questions

  1. explicit
  2. vicissitude
  3. panache
  4. repudiate
  5. premise
  1. a [L. ex-out + plicare-to fold] (adj) fully and clearly expressed or demonstrated; having nothing merely implied; unequivocal; definite and unreserved in expression; having sexual acts or nudity clearly depicted
  2. b [L. penna-feather] (n) a confident and stylish manner; a strikingly elaborate or colorful display
  3. c [L. vicis-a turn] (n) a change, variation, or alteration; pl.--successive changing phases, "ups and downs"
  4. d [L. pre-before + mittere-to send] (n) a basis, stated or assumed, on which reasoning proceeds; a proposition supporting a conclusion; a tract of land including its buildings (vt) to set forth beforehand, as by way of introduction or explanation
  5. e [L. re-again + pudere-to shame] (v) to reject as having authority or binding force; to cast off or disown

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. [OF re-again + joindere-to join] (n) a comeback; an answer to a reply; a quick reply (especially a witty or critical one) to a question or remark
  2. [L. dia-through + phanes-appearing] (adj) very sheer and light, almost completely transparent
  3. [L. com-with + mensurare-to measure] (adj) equal in size, extent, duration, or importance; proportionate; measurable by the same standards
  4. [L. ob-upon + sequi-to follow] (n) funeral rites or ceremonies
  5. [L. tendere-to stretch] (adj) intended to promote a particular point of view, doctrine, or cause; biased or partisan

5 True/False questions

  1. immure[L. in + murus-a wall] (vt) to enclose or confine within walls; to imprison; to seclude or isolate

          

  2. persona[L. a face mask used by actors; hence, a character] (n) the outward character or role that a person assumes

          

  3. insouciant(adj) tending to arouse strife; inflammatory; pertaining to the criminal setting on fire of property (n) a person who stirs up strife; an agitator

          

  4. philippic[L. ex-out + plicare-to fold] (adj) fully and clearly expressed or demonstrated; having nothing merely implied; unequivocal; definite and unreserved in expression; having sexual acts or nudity clearly depicted

          

  5. hegemony[Gk. hegemon-leader] (n) predominant influence exercised by one nation over others; aggression or expansionism by large nations in an effort to achieve world domination