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5 Matching questions

  1. to blanch (250)
  2. maw (278)
  3. lilting (460)
  4. bartering (334)
  5. rout (442)
  1. a exchange (goods or services) for other goods or services without using money. The two countries bartered goods between one another for good relations.
  2. b a disorderly retreat of defeated troops, a decisive defeat. the party lost more than half their seats in the rout.
  3. c quick and active; lively: brisk trading; a brisk walk.
  4. d to whiten by removing color; bleach. Workers were blanching linen in the sun.
  5. e the mouth, throat, or gullet of an animal, especially a carnivorous mammal

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. Great enthusiasm and energy. She approached her Odyssey paper draft with the zest of one who had more than enough evidence to help her prove her thesis.
  2. Something that is given great respect and is admired. The revered doctor was famous for his work with transplants.
  3. 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.
  4. to climb or move in an awkward or difficult manner The way he clambered into the dining room cause all of the guests to stop and stare.
  5. causing gloom; dreary; cheerless. The funeral was dismal and brought my mood down.

5 True/False questions

  1. canny (331)having or showing shrewdness and good judgment in money or business matters: the canny shoppers came to the store early for a bargain.


  2. lingered (463)to remain or stay on in a place longer than is usual or expected, as if from reluctance to leave. We lingered awhile after the party, trading highlights of the evening with our hosts.


  3. grisly (274)(of a voice or sound) high-pitched and piercing : a shrill laugh.


  4. deferred (459)Give or bequeath an income or property to (a person or institution): "he endowed the church with lands".


  5. writhing (274)Make continual twisting, squirming movements or contortions of the body. a nest of writhing snakes