5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- harangue (348)
- dire (279)
- heyday (308)
- sired (327)
- gust (262)
- a a brief, strong rush of wind. A burst of something such as rain, sound, or emotion : gusts of rain lashed down the narrow alleys.
- b Causing or involving great fear or suffering; dreadful. Elpenor's risky behavior resulted in dire consequences.
- c the period of a person's or thing's greatest success, popularity, or vigor. Today was his heyday.
- d to be the male parent of (an animal).
- e To deliver a speech or piece of writing characterized by strong feeling or expression;
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.
- extremely dirty and unpleasant, esp. as a result of poverty or neglect: the squalid, overcrowded prison.
- a personally offensive act or word deliberate act or display of disrespect. The husband affronted his wife with his rude treatment of her during the holiday party.
- a corner, as in a room. The teacher told the students to relax in the book nook when they were finished with their tests.
- be thrifty or parsimonious; economize
5 True/False questions
ajar (444) → partially open. It annoys me when my sister enters my room and exits, leaving the door ajar.
shambling (251) → Move with a slow, shuffling, awkward gait: he shambled off down the corridor.
transgressor (293) → one who goes beyond the bounds of a moral principal or established standard of behavior
prompting (341) → To run in a relaxed and easy way.
wraith (256) → send or convey (something) quickly, as if by air : just jot down the title on a postcard and wing it to us.