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1

Complete the sentence using a word from below that best fit its context:

Declivity.:.Impetuous.:.Penury.:.Repose.:. Sobriquet

It it not good for an investment broker to be _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ since much though should be given to all the possible options.

impetuous
adj
quick to act without thinking
Synonyms: impulsive, precipitate, rash, reckless, spontaneous

2

Complete the sentence using a word from below that best fit its context:

Declivity.:.Impetuous.:.Penury.:.Repose.:. Sobriquet

One of Ronald Reagan's _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ was "the Gipper".

sobriquet
noun
nickname
Synonyms: alias, pseudonym

3

Complete the sentence using a word from below that best fit its context:

Declivity.:.Impetuous.:.Penury.:.Repose.:. Sobriquet

Once a famous actor, he eventually died in _ _ _ _ _ _ and anonymity.

penury
noun
an oppressive lack of resources (as money); severe poverty

Synonyms: destitution, impoverishment

4

Complete the sentence using a word from below that best fit its context:

Declivity.:.Impetuous.:.Penury.:.Repose.:. Sobriquet
Because the village was situated on the _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ of a hill, it never flooded.

declivity
noun
a downward slope
synonyms: decline; descent; grade; slant; tilt

5

Complete the sentence using a word from below that best fit its context:

Declivity.:.Impetuous.:.Penury.:.Repose.:. Sobriquet

After working hard every day in the busy city, Mike finds his _ _ _ _ _ on weekends playing golf with friends.

repose
noun
relaxation; leisure

synonyms: calmness; tranquility

6

Define: sobriquet

noun
nickname
Synonyms: alias; pseudonym

7

Define: impetuous

adj
quick to act without thinking
Synonyms: impulsive; precipitate; rash; reckless; spontaneous

8

Define: repose

noun
relaxation; leisure
Synonyms: calmness; tranquility

9

Define: declivity

noun
a downward slope

synonyms: decline; descent; grade; slant; tilt

10

Define: penury

an oppressive lack of resources (as money); severe poverty
Synonyms: destitution; impoverishment

11

Match the correct definition to the word: sobriquet

A. a downward slope
B. relaxation; leisure
C. an oppressive lack of resources (as money); severe poverty
D. quick to act without thinking
E. a nickname

E.

12

Match the correct definition to the word: declivity

A. a downward slope
B. relaxation; leisure
C. an oppressive lack of resources (as money); severe poverty
D. quick to act without thinking
E. a nickname

A.

13

Match the correct definition to the word: repose

A. a downward slope
B. relaxation; leisure
C. an oppressive lack of resources (as money); severe poverty
D. quick to act without thinking
E. a nickname

B

14

Match the correct definition to the word: impetuous

A. a downward slope
B. relaxation; leisure
C. an oppressive lack of resources (as money); severe poverty
D. quick to act without thinking
E. a nickname

D.

15

Match the correct definition to the word:
penury
A. a downward slope
B. relaxation; leisure
C. an oppressive lack of resources (as money); severe poverty
D. quick to act without thinking
E. a nickname

C.

16

Spell the word that fit its definition and can complete the blank in the sentence:

noun
nickname
Synonyms: alias; pseudonym

One of Ronald Reagan's _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ was "the Gipper".

sobriquet

17

Spell the word that fit its definition and can complete the blank in the sentence:

adj
quick to act without thinking
Synonyms: impulsive; precipitate; rash; reckless; spontaneous

It it not good for an investment broker to be _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ since much though should be given to all the possible options. Q

impetuous

18

Spell the word that fit its definition and can complete the blank in the sentence:

noun
a downward slope

synonyms: decline; descent; grade; slant; tilt

Because the village was situated on the _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ of a hill, it never flooded.

declivity

19

Spell the word that fit its definition and can complete the blank in the sentence:

noun
relaxation; leisure
Synonyms: calmness; tranquility

After working hard every day in the busy city, Mike finds his _ _ _ _ _ on weekends playing golf with friends.

repose

20

Spell the word that fit its definition and can complete the blank in the sentence:

noun
an oppressive lack of resources (as money); severe poverty

Synonyms: destitution, impoverishment

Once a famous actor, he eventually died in _ _ _ _ _ _ and anonymity.

penury