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5 Matching questions

  1. preeminent
  2. mollify
  3. scintillating
  4. disconsolate
  5. rejoinder
  1. a verb, to soften, make gentle, to calm, allay; to reduce in intensity
  2. b adjective, deeply unhappy or dejected without hope, beyond consolation
  3. c noun, a reply to a reply, especially from the defendant in a legal suit
  4. d adjective, superior, outstanding; prominent
  5. e adjective & participial, sparkling, twinkling, exceptionally brilliant

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. verb, to restate in other words; noun, a statement that presents a given idea in new language
  2. adjective, given over to dissipation and self-indulgence, immoral; recklessly extravagant; noun, a person given to self-indulgent and wild spending
  3. adjective, winding, twisted, crooked; highly involved, complex, devious
  4. noun, noisy revelry or merry making (often with a suggestion of heavy drinking)
  5. verb, to satisfy completely, to fill to excess; adj, full, satisfied

5 True/False questions

  1. brouhahaadjective, dull, ordinary, lacking in distinction and originality; characteristic of prose, not poetic


  2. sententiousadjective, self righteous, characterized by moralizing; given to use of maxims or adages; saying much in few words, pithy


  3. amenablenoun, large scale slaughter or loss of life


  4. absolveadjective, charming, attractive, pleasing (often suggesting innocence)


  5. mawkishverb, to impose by fraud; to pass off as worthy or genuine; to bring in by stealth, dishonesty, or coercion