July 20, 2010

Matching Exercise: Vocabulary Power - 1b

Do this exercise and test your vocabulary power.
The words and phrases on the left can be found in the story "The Spell of Longing - An Elegy for Rose (republished)". Match those words or phrases on the left to the correct definition or meaning on the right.




Word/PhraseDefinition
  1. Carry on (verb)
  2. Drizzling, drizzle (verb)
  3. Cheerful (adjective)
  4. Demanded, demand (verb)
  5. Strolled, stroll (verb)
  6. Loosely (adverb)
  7. Glistened, glisten (verb)
  8. Dim (adjective)
  9. Reticent (adjective)
  10. Clammy (adjective)
  11. Curiosity (noun)
  12. Figure out (verb)
  13. Stared, stare (verb)
  14. Paraphrased, paraphrase (verb)
  15. Throbbed, throb (verb)
  16. Trembling, tremble (verb)
  17. Teasing, tease (verb)
  18. Shatter (verb)
  19. Scent (noun)
  20. Pledged, pledge (verb)
  21. Sight (noun)
  22. Adored, adore (verb)
  23. Ripping, rip (verb)
  24. Beneath (preposition)
  25. Hollow (noun)
  1. Pulsate or pound with abnormal force
  2. Temperamentally disinclined to talk; Cool and formal in manner
  3. In a relaxed manner; not rigid
  4. Express the same message in different words
  5. Vibrate slightly and irregularly; as e.g. with fear or cold
  6. Request urgently and forcefully
  7. Break into many pieces
  8. Arouse hope, desire, or curiosity without satisfying them
  9. Rain lightly
  10. Love intensely
  11. Lacking in light; not bright or harsh
  12. A distinctive odor that is pleasant
  13. Being full of or promoting cheer; having or showing good spirits
  14. Tear or be torn violently
  15. Unpleasantly cool and humid
  16. Keep or maintain in unaltered condition; cause to remain or last
  17. Find the solution to (a problem or question) or understand the meaning of
  18. At a position directly lower than
  19. Promise solemnly
  20. Walk leisurely and with no apparent aim
  21. A state in which you want to learn more about something
  22. A cavity or space in something
  23. Be shiny, as if wet
  24. Look at with fixed eyes
  25. An instance of visual perception; Anything that is seen

* End of Exercise*

Mister Guru

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