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5 Matching questions

  1. recoil (346)
  2. unswerving (287)
  3. brimstone (311)
  4. lurching (284)
  5. bestial (263)
  1. a not turning aside; constant; ex. My brother's unswerving loyalty toward me was always a source of strength in our arguments with our parents.
  2. b to fall back, return. Although many people try to put unsolved problems behind them, most of these recoil back to the "sender" in one way or another.
  3. c of or like an animal or animals : Darwin's revelations about our bestial beginnings.
  4. d Make an abrupt, unsteady, uncontrolled movement or series of movements; stagger: "the car lurched forward".
  5. e sulfur. Hell is often depicted as full of fire and brimstone.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. the action of saying something to persuade, encourage, or remind someone to do or say something. After some prompting, the defendant gave the police his name.
  2. to reject with disdain; scorn. The old man's idea was spurned by the strict committee.
  3. A store of valuable or delightful things.
  4. to stop or interrupt (someone) and prevent them from proceeding in the conversation or trouble them in some other way: JT waylaid Nicholas, who was dressed inappropriately for the restaurant, throwing him back onto the sidewalk.
  5. an uneasy feeling or pang of conscience as to conduct;compunction: He has no qualms about lying.

5 True/False questions

  1. Mellowed (479)unsettled, disordered, or distraught: He became unhinged when his father died.


  2. scrimp (260)be thrifty or parsimonious; economize


  3. shrilly (262)to rub or sprinkle on; apply an unguent, ointment, or oily liquid to


  4. cortege (260)A store of valuable or delightful things.


  5. whetted (447)to hold (attention, etc.) firmly. The fairytale storyteller had a riveted audience in the kindergarten class.