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  1. ensconce
  2. contumelious
  3. lexicon
  4. prurient
  5. syndrome
  1. a [en=in + sconce=a small fort] (vt) to settle (someone or oneself) comfortably and firmly in position; to put/hide in a safe place
  2. b [L. con=with + tumere=to swell] (adj) insolent/rude in speech or behavior; insultingly abusive; humiliating
  3. c [Gk. lexis=word] (n) a dictionary of a language; the special vocabulary of a person, group, or subject; a compendium, inventory
  4. d [L. syn=with + dramein= to run] (n) a group of symptoms or signs that collectively characterize or indicate a disease, disorder, abnormality, etc.
  5. e [L. prurire=itching, longing] (adj.) having or inspiring an excessive interest in sexual matters

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. [L. prae=before + scire= to know] (n) knowledge of events/actions before they happen; foresight
  2. (n) skill or expertise in a particular activity or field; bravery in battle
  3. [L. cor=together + robur=strength] (vt) to confirm or give support to (a statement, theory/finding)
  4. [Gr. kater=male alley cat + wrawen=to howl] (vi) to howl or screech like a cat; to quarrel (n) a harsh or noisy cry; a racket
  5. [Fr.] (n) an accomplished and presumably irreversible deed, fact, or action, presented with no option but to accept

5 True/False questions

  1. bruit[Gk. aigis=goatskin] (n) a shield or breastplate, made of goatskin, emblematic of majesty used by Zeus or Athena; protection, patronage, or sponsorship

          

  2. epitome[en=in + sconce=a small fort] (vt) to settle (someone or oneself) comfortably and firmly in position; to put/hide in a safe place

          

  3. deracinate[L. de=from + racine=rock] (vt) to pull up from the roots; to root out, uproot, or dislocate; to eliminate all traces of

          

  4. remand[OE bana=killer] (n) the source or cause of death, destruction, or ruin; death or ruin itself

          

  5. epicure(n) a person devoted to sensuous pleasure and luxurious living; a person with refined taste, especially in food/wine