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5 Matching questions

  1. macabre
  2. incendiary
  3. Evince
  4. brackish
  5. indigent
  1. a (adj.) deliberately setting or causing fires; designed to start fires; tending to stir up strife or rebellion; (n.) one who deliberately sets fires, arsonist; one who causes strife
  2. b To display clearly
  3. c (adj.) having a salty taste and unpleasant to drink
  4. d (adj.) needy, impoverished
  5. e (adj.) grisly, gruesome; horrible, distressing; having death as a subject

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. (n.) a circle of acquaintances; a close-knit, often exclusive, group of people with a common interest
  2. (n.) a whirlpool of great size and violence; a situation resembling a whirlpool in violence and destruction
  3. (v.) to imitate with the intent of equaling or surpassing the model
  4. Involvement in wrongdoing
  5. (adv.) without delay or formality; briefly, concisely

5 True/False questions

  1. encomium(n) formal expression of praise, a lavish tribute


  2. jettison(v.) to cast overboard, get rid of as unnecessary or burdensome


  3. portend(v.) to indicate beforehand that something is about to happen; to give advance warning of


  4. carping(n.) in chess, an opening move that involves risk or sacrifice of a minor piece in order to gain a later advantage; any opening move of this type


  5. echelon(n.) one of a series of grades in an organization or field of activity; an organized military unit; a steplike formation or arrangement