5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- lithe (300)
- cortege (260)
- scrimp (260)
- Bustled (430)
- roundhouse (453)
- a a locomotive maintenance shed built around a turntable
- b thin, supple, and graceful (especially a person's body)
- c to move or act with a great show of energy (often followed by about ): He bustled about cooking breakfast. to abound or teem with something; display an abundance of something; teem (often followed by with ): The office bustled with people and activity.
- d be thrifty or parsimonious; economize
- e a solemn procession, esp. for a funeral.
5 Multiple choice questions
- )to twist into a knotted or distorted form, having a rugged, weather-beaten appearance; Having spent years at sea, the sailor was now an old man with gnarled, weather-beaten features.
- Fearless, adventurous: The intrepid explorer was lost in a maze.
- a family possession handed down from generation to generation. Law. property neither personal nor real that descends to the heir of an estate as part of the real property
- an eccentric man, especially one who is old.
- to wash; bathe. (of water) wash against or over (something) : the sea below laved the shore with small, agitated waves.
5 True/False questions
stalwart (257) → (of farmland) plowed and harrowed but left unsown for a period in order to restore its fertility as part of a crop rotation or to avoid surplus production; long fallow periods when nothing seems to happen.
rout (442) → a disorderly retreat of defeated troops, a decisive defeat. the party lost more than half their seats in the rout.
lilting (460) → to move around in a confused mass: people milled about the room, shaking hands
writhing (274) → Make an abrupt, unsteady, uncontrolled movement or series of movements; stagger: "the car lurched forward".
Mellowed (479) → Give or bequeath an income or property to (a person or institution): "he endowed the church with lands".