5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- chafing (325)
- Riffraff (434)
- heady (349)
- a potent; intoxicating. Only a few glasses of this heady wine will knock you out
- b People that drink plentifully, and enjoy themselves lively
- c showing or having an insensitive and cruel disregard for others.
- d become or make annoyed or impatient because of a restriction or inconvenience
- e undesirable people The riffraff involved were given a warning by the teacher.
5 Multiple choice questions
- Create or bring about (an object or a situation) by deliberate use of skill and artifice. The prisoners contrived a way to escape.
- hold the complete attention of (someone) as though by magic; fascinate : the killer whale gave the spellbound audience a good soaking.
- (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.
- To persistently carry out attacks on. We won the battle by harrying the other side.
- the chemical element of atomic number 16, a yellow combustible nonmetal; the material of which hellfire and lightning were believed to consist.; the bird's sulfur-yellow throat.
5 True/False questions
heyday (308) → Something that is given great respect and is admired. The revered doctor was famous for his work with transplants.
Gnarled (433 → to wash; bathe. (of water) wash against or over (something) : the sea below laved the shore with small, agitated waves.
roundhouse (453) → unsettled, disordered, or distraught: He became unhinged when his father died.
bewail (447) → to express great regret, disappointment, or bitterness over (something):he bewailed the fact that heart trouble had slowed him down.
gallant (348) → brave, heroic. The king was a gallant man.