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5 Matching questions

  1. avarice
  2. resuscitate
  3. equivocate
  4. abate
  5. penury
  1. a (v) to revive, bring back to consciousness or existence
  2. b (n) extreme poverty; barrenness, insufficiency
  3. c (v) to make less in amount, degree, etc.; to subside, become less; to nullify; to deduct, omit
  4. d (v) to speak or act in a way that allows for more than one interpretation; to be deliberately vague or ambiguous
  5. e (n) a greedy desire, particularly for wealth

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. (adj) unable to make up one's mind, hesitating
  2. (adj) shrewd, crafty, showing practical wisdom
  3. (adj) tending to delay or procrastinate, not prompt; intended to delay or postpone
  4. (adj) untidy, dirty, careless
  5. (n) one who is just a beginner at some activity requiring skill and experience

5 True/False questions

  1. anathema(n) an object of intense dislike; a curse or strong denunciation


  2. pretentious(adj) done for show, striving to make a big impression; claiming merit or position unjustifiably; making demands on one's skill or abilities, ambitious


  3. adulation(n) praise or flattery that is excessive


  4. evanescent(n) a greedy desire, particularly for wealth


  5. supposition(n) praise or flattery that is excessive