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5 Matching questions

  1. sacrosanct
  2. diaphanous
  3. obsequies
  4. emolument
  5. rejoinder
  1. a [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. b [L. sacer-sacred + santus-holy] (adj) very sacred, extremely holy; inviolable; set apart or immune from questioning or attack
  3. c [L. dia-through + phanes-appearing] (adj) very sheer and light, almost completely transparent
  4. d [L. ob-upon + sequi-to follow] (n) funeral rites or ceremonies
  5. e [L. e-out + molere-to grind (miller's fee)] (n) payment; profit derived from an office or employment; a fee or salary

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. [L. tendere-to stretch] (adj) intended to promote a particular point of view, doctrine, or cause; biased or partisan
  2. [Fr. in-not + soucier-to care] (adj) carefree, happy-go-lucky, blithely indifferent or unconcerned
  3. [L. quaerere-to ask] (n) a seeking or request for truth, information, or knowledge; an investigation, as into an incident; charges; a question; query
  4. [L. a face mask used by actors; hence, a character] (n) the outward character or role that a person assumes
  5. [L. com-with + mensurare-to measure] (adj) equal in size, extent, duration, or importance; proportionate; measurable by the same standards

5 True/False questions

  1. panache[L. penna-feather] (n) a confident and stylish manner; a strikingly elaborate or colorful display


  2. philippic[Gk. Philip, king of Macedon, denounced in several of Demosthenes's speeches] (n) a bitter verbal attack


  3. 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


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


  5. explicit[L. e-out + molere-to grind (miller's fee)] (n) payment; profit derived from an office or employment; a fee or salary