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Antonyms exercise

January 27th, 2016 in Vocabulary

Against each keyword are given five suggested meanings. Choose the word or phrase opposite in meaning to the keyword.

1. Maudlin

a) unemotional
b) tearful
c) affectionate
d) foolish
e) sentimental
2. Mawkish

English vocabulary exercise

October 25th, 2015 in Vocabulary

This exercise tests your range of English vocabulary. Fill in the blanks.

1. The conference was held at a ………………. hall.

a) special
b) spacious
c) specious
d) sociable

English vocabulary worksheet

October 20th, 2015 in Vocabulary

Complete the following sentences.

1. She had a radiant appearance which at once ………………… everybody.

a) inspired
b) pleased
c) impressed
d) antagonized

Vocabulary worksheet

October 19th, 2015 in Vocabulary

Fill in the blanks.

1. A ………………… amount of money has already been spent on this project.

a) considerate
b) consistent
c) considerable
d) consorted

Words that describe personalities

October 18th, 2015 in Vocabulary

1. Which of the following words can be used to refer to a person who makes everyone toe the line?

a) sycophant
b) dabbler
c) martinet

Vocabulary exercise

October 16th, 2015 in Vocabulary

Complete the following sentences using an appropriate word or phrase.
This sentence completion exercise tests your range of vocabulary.

1. With the help of the T-ray scanning devices scientists can see right …………………. layers of solid materials.

Vocabulary exercise

August 28th, 2015 in Vocabulary

From the given options choose the word that will complete the sentence.

1. He behaved …………………….. politely, but he was not ready to help me. (quiet / quite)