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5 Matching questions

  1. lithe (300)
  2. cortege (260)
  3. scrimp (260)
  4. Bustled (430)
  5. roundhouse (453)
  1. a a locomotive maintenance shed built around a turntable
  2. b thin, supple, and graceful (especially a person's body)
  3. 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.
  4. d be thrifty or parsimonious; economize
  5. e a solemn procession, esp. for a funeral.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. )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.
  2. Fearless, adventurous: The intrepid explorer was lost in a maze.
  3. 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
  4. an eccentric man, especially one who is old.
  5. to wash; bathe. (of water) wash against or over (something) : the sea below laved the shore with small, agitated waves.

5 True/False questions

  1. 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.


  2. rout (442)a disorderly retreat of defeated troops, a decisive defeat. the party lost more than half their seats in the rout.


  3. lilting (460)to move around in a confused mass: people milled about the room, shaking hands


  4. writhing (274)Make an abrupt, unsteady, uncontrolled movement or series of movements; stagger: "the car lurched forward".


  5. Mellowed (479)Give or bequeath an income or property to (a person or institution): "he endowed the church with lands".