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5 Matching questions

  1. dichotomy (n)
  2. metamorphosis (n)
  3. sine qua non (n)
  4. consensus (n)
  5. gothic (adj)
  1. a emphasizing a gloomy setting and grotesque or violent events; type of medieval architecture; sinister, eerie
  2. b a collective general agreement of opinion, feeling, or thinking; unanimity, concord, accord, harmony; ant: dissension, discord
  3. c a branching or forking in an ancestral line; schism, division, bifurcation; ant: uniformity, oneness
  4. d an essential element or condition; necessity, requisite, desideratum
  5. e a complete transformation, as if by magic; change, makeover

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. sad, mournful, or gloomy to an exaggerated or ludicrous degree; doleful, dismal, dolorous; ant: merry, jovial, funny
  2. feeling of great happiness or well-being; elation, bliss, rapture, ecstasy; ant: melancholy, depression
  3. unrestrained; gushy, lavish; ant: restrained, reserved, muted, subdued
  4. a dead end; no escape, a problem to which there is no solution; deadlock, standoff, stalemate
  5. romantically idealistic; visionary without regard to practical considerations; fanciful, impractical, utopian; ant: realistic, pragmatic

5 True/False questions

  1. quagmire (n)soft, soggy mud or slush; a difficult or entrapping situation; fen, marsh, morass; ant: bedrock, terra firma

          

  2. parlous (adj)sad, mournful, or gloomy to an exaggerated or ludicrous degree; doleful, dismal, dolorous; ant: merry, jovial, funny

          

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

          

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

          

  5. bravado (n)a display of false or assumed courage; swagger, bluster, braggadocio; ant: mettle, bravery, pluck