5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- lurching (284)
- Genteel (429)
- brash (284)
- Connoisseur (437)
- a belonging or suited to polite society well-bred or refined; polite; elegant. The genteel man spent much time listening to the guests at the party and very little time talking about himself.
- b an expert judgement in matters of taste The cheese connoisseur was able to tell us which cheeses to buy in certain places around the world.
- c a person who has special knowledge or skill in a field. The professor was a virtuoso in biology.
- d Make an abrupt, unsteady, uncontrolled movement or series of movements; stagger: "the car lurched forward".
- e impertinent; impudent; tactless: "A brash young man is not wise enough to make his own decisions."
5 Multiple choice questions
- the handle of a sword or dagger: "I took the hilt of the sword and swung it as fast as I could to kill the goblin."
- extremely hungry, famished, starved, wild. The ravenous tiger hadn't eaten in days and would kill and eat anything in sight.
- undesirable people The riffraff involved were given a warning by the teacher.
- comfortable, warm, and cozy; well protected from the weather or cold: she was safe and snug
- a person who is feeble-minded.
5 True/False questions
canny (331) → a short excursion or journey for pleasure. For the weekend, the family took a little jaunt to Austin to visit the capitol
maw (278) → a coniferous tree that has red berrylike fruits, and most parts of which are highly poisonous.; the timber of a yew plant is used in cabinetmaking.
manic (454) → partially open. It annoys me when my sister enters my room and exits, leaving the door ajar.
contrive (265) → a solemn procession, esp. for a funeral.
blunder (280) → provide (a service) : money serves as a reward for services rendered.