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5 Matching questions

  1. Aspire
  2. Antiquated
  3. Acquit
  4. Abstruse
  5. Aversion
  1. a adj: so extremely old as seeming to belong to an earlier period. Ex. "a ramshackle antediluvian tenement"; "antediluvian ideas"; "archaic laws"
  2. b (v.) to have ambitious hopes or plans, strive toward a higher goal, desire earnestly; to ascend
  3. c verb: to free, to pronounce not guilty of criminal charges. Ex. "The suspect was cleared of the murder charges"
    vb: to settle or satisfy
    vb: to bear or conduct (oneself), to behave. Ex. He acquitted himself well in battle.
  4. d adj: difficult to penetrate. Ex. incomprehensible to one of ordinary understanding or knowledge; "the professor's lectures were so abstruse that students tended to avoid them"; "a deep metaphysical theory"; "some recondite problem in historiography"

    adj: difficult to understand. obscure.
  5. e noun: a strong feeling of dislike, opposition, repugnance, or antipathy (usually followed by to ): a strong aversion to snakes and spiders.
    vb (avert): the act of turning yourself (or your gaze) away, to avoid.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. noun: arrival that has been awaited (especially of something momentous). Ex. "the advent of the computer"
    syn: onset, beginning, commencement, start.
  2. noun; the property of being sour or sharp
  3. adj: not counterfeit or copied. Ex. "an authentic signature"; "a bona fide manuscript"; "an unquestionable antique"; "photographs taken in a veritable bull ring"
    adj: conforming to fact and therefore worthy of belief (authentic account of eyewitness)
  4. vb: to expose to the action or effect of air or to cause air to circulate through. Ex: to aerate milk in order to remove odors.
  5. adj: constituting a separate entity or part

5 True/False questions

  1. Antagonismnoun: a state of deep-seated ill-will
    noun: (biochemistry) interference in or inhibition of the physiological action of a chemical substance by another having a similar structure
    noun: the relation between opposing principles or forces or factors, Ex. "the inherent antagonism of capitalism and socialism"


  2. adjurevb ask for or request earnestly. to command earnestly.


  3. Abrasivevb: revoke formally, cancel, deny, repeal.


  4. Abstemiousadj: sparing in consumption of especially food and drink, Ex: Ex. "the pleasures of the table, never of much consequence to one naturally abstemious"
    adj: sparing or moderate in eating and drinking; temperate in diet.


  5. Amenableadj: ready or willing to answer, act, agree, or yield; open to influence, persuasion, or advice; agreeable; submissive; tractable: an amenable servant.
    adj: disposed or willing to comply. Ex. "someone amenable to persuasion"; "the spirit indeed is willing but the flesh is weak"- Matthew 26:41
    adj: liable to be called to account; answerable; legally responsible. Ex: You are amenable for this debt.


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