5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- recoil (346)
- unswerving (287)
- brimstone (311)
- lurching (284)
- bestial (263)
- 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.
- 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.
- c of or like an animal or animals : Darwin's revelations about our bestial beginnings.
- d Make an abrupt, unsteady, uncontrolled movement or series of movements; stagger: "the car lurched forward".
- e sulfur. Hell is often depicted as full of fire and brimstone.
5 Multiple choice questions
- 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.
- to reject with disdain; scorn. The old man's idea was spurned by the strict committee.
- A store of valuable or delightful things.
- 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.
- an uneasy feeling or pang of conscience as to conduct;compunction: He has no qualms about lying.
5 True/False questions
Mellowed (479) → unsettled, disordered, or distraught: He became unhinged when his father died.
scrimp (260) → be thrifty or parsimonious; economize
shrilly (262) → to rub or sprinkle on; apply an unguent, ointment, or oily liquid to
cortege (260) → A store of valuable or delightful things.
whetted (447) → to hold (attention, etc.) firmly. The fairytale storyteller had a riveted audience in the kindergarten class.