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5 Matching questions

  1. summarily
  2. talisman
  3. overt
  4. histrionic
  5. maelsrom
  1. a pertaining to actors and their techniques; theatrical, artificial; melodramatic
  2. b without delay or formality; briefly, concisely
  3. c whirlpool of great size and violence; situation resembling a whirlpool in violence and destruction
  4. d an object that serves as a charm or is believed to confer magical powers, an amulet, fetish
  5. e open, not hidden, expressed or revealed in a way that is easily recognized

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. desirous of something to the point of greed; intensely eager
  2. idyllically calm and peaceful
  3. to approach and speak to first; to confront in a challenging or aggressive way
  4. deliberately setting or causing fires; designed to start fires; tending to stir up strife or rebellion; one who deliberately sets fires, arsonist; one who causes strife
  5. (n.) swiftness, rapidity of motion or action

5 True/False questions

  1. deviousdesirous of something to the point of greed; intensely eager

          

  2. animadversiona comment indicating strong criticism or disapproval

          

  3. gambita chess move early in the game in which the player sacrifices minor pieces in order to obtain an advantageous position

          

  4. brackishto approach and speak to first; to confront in a challenging or aggressive way

          

  5. propietythe state of being proper; standards of what is proper or socially acceptable