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5 Matching questions

  1. commensurate
  2. repudiate
  3. vicissitude
  4. persona
  5. incendiary
  1. a [L. com-with + mensurare-to measure] (adj) equal in size, extent, duration, or importance; proportionate; measurable by the same standards
  2. b (adj) tending to arouse strife; inflammatory; pertaining to the criminal setting on fire of property (n) a person who stirs up strife; an agitator
  3. c [L. vicis-a turn] (n) a change, variation, or alteration; pl.--successive changing phases, "ups and downs"
  4. d [L. a face mask used by actors; hence, a character] (n) the outward character or role that a person assumes
  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. [Fr. in-not + soucier-to care] (adj) carefree, happy-go-lucky, blithely indifferent or unconcerned
  2. [L. penna-feather] (n) a confident and stylish manner; a strikingly elaborate or colorful display
  3. [L. ob-upon + sequi-to follow] (n) funeral rites or ceremonies
  4. [L. e-out + molere-to grind (miller's fee)] (n) payment; profit derived from an office or employment; a fee or salary
  5. [Gk. sema-sign] (n) the study of meaning; the meaning or the interpretation of meaning, of a word, sentence, etc.

5 True/False questions

  1. tendentious[Gk. sema-sign] (n) the study of meaning; the meaning or the interpretation of meaning, of a word, sentence, etc.

          

  2. immure[L. quaerere-to ask] (n) a seeking or request for truth, information, or knowledge; an investigation, as into an incident; charges; a question; query

          

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

          

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

          

  5. sacrosanct[L. sacer-sacred + santus-holy] (adj) very sacred, extremely holy; inviolable; set apart or immune from questioning or attack