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Match the words on the left with their definitions on the right. 1. acrimonious 2. brazen 3. egregious 4. evasive 5. frugal 6. meager 7. preposterous 8. inordinate 9. tawdry 10. volatile a. careful about spending money or using things when you do not need to: using money or supplies in a very careful way b. contrary to nature, reason, or common sense c. not honest or direct d. acting or done in a very open and shocking way without shame or embarrassment e. characterized by or subject to rapid or unexpected change f. going beyond what is usual, normal, or proper g. having a cheap and ugly appearance

2 Answer

  • Answer:

    1. acrimonious - H  

    2. brazen - D

    3. egregious - J

    4. evasive - C

    5. frugal - A

    6. meager - I

    7. preposterous - B

    8. inordinate - F

    9. tawdry - G

    10. volatile - E

    Explanation:

  • After reading the words and their definitions, we can match them in the following manner:

    1. acrimonious - H. angry and bitter

    2. brazen - D. acting or done in a very open and shocking way without shame or embarrassment

    3. egregious - J. very bad and easily

    4. evasive - C. not honest or direct

    5. frugal - A. careful about spending money or using things when you do not need to: using money or supplies in a very careful way

    6. meager - I. very small or too small in amount

    7. preposterous - B. contrary to nature, reason, or common sense.

    8. inordinate - F. going beyond what is usual, normal, or proper.

    9. tawdry - G. having a cheap and ugly appearance.

    10. volatile - E. characterized by or subject to rapid or unexpected change.

    • When answering this type of question, first read all the words and the definitions.
    • Look for the words you already know, the ones that are more commonly used, and match them with their definitions.
    • For the other words, it is recommended to use a dictionary, even if online.
    • For example, when we look up the word "tawdry" online, the definition we find says it refers to something showy but cheap and of poor quality.
    • With that definition, we can choose letter G as the best option for "tawdry".

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