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5 Matching questions

  1. parlous (adj)
  2. euphoria (n)
  3. sine qua non (n)
  4. apostate (n)
  5. quagmire (n)
  1. a an essential element or condition; necessity, requisite, desideratum
  2. b full of danger or risk, perilous; hazardous, risky, dangerous; ant: safe, secure
  3. c feeling of great happiness or well-being; elation, bliss, rapture, ecstasy; ant: melancholy, depression
  4. d soft, soggy mud or slush; a difficult or entrapping situation; fen, marsh, morass; ant: bedrock, terra firma
  5. e one who forsakes his or her religion, party, or cause; renegade, defector, turncoat; ant: loyalist

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. romantically idealistic; visionary without regard to practical considerations; fanciful, impractical, utopian; ant: realistic, pragmatic
  2. a complete transformation, as if by magic; change, makeover
  3. an aura or attitude of mystery surrounding someone or something; charisma
  4. a display of false or assumed courage; swagger, bluster, braggadocio; ant: mettle, bravery, pluck
  5. minute detail of conduct or procedure; an instant of time; fine point, nicety

5 True/False questions

  1. consensus (n)a person who tells stories and anecdotes with great skill; storyteller, anecdotist

          

  2. dichotomy (n)a branching or forking in an ancestral line; schism, division, bifurcation; ant: uniformity, oneness

          

  3. impasse (n)one who forsakes his or her religion, party, or cause; renegade, defector, turncoat; ant: loyalist

          

  4. vendetta (n)a prolonged feud characterized by retaliatory acts of revenge; any act motivated by vengeance; blood feud, rivalry

          

  5. non sequitur (n)interference or conclusion that doesn't follow logically from preceding facts; illogical reference, unsound conclusion