Wordzone – June 2015

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BREAK TIME!
Regardless of the challenges we face the whole year through, come summer and we all get impatient to pack our bags and take off on a holiday, to break from our routine and just relax.

Choose the option that is closest in meaning to the main word and complete the sentence.

1. sweltering  (swel-ter-ing)
Millions of fans braved ____ heat as they queued for tickets for the final match of the Cricket World Cup.
(a) incredible (b) scorching (c) unusual

2. sauntered  (sawn-ter-ed)
Singing devotional songs, a group of devotees _____ along the banks of the river.
(a) strolled (b) ran (c) worshipped

3. loll  (lol)
Every afternoon, the children ____ in hammocks under shady trees enjoying the cool breeze of the sea.
(a) laze (b) swing (c) sleep

4. respite  (res-pit)
Summer holidays provide a much needed _____ to parents, teachers and children.
(a) protection (b) boost (c) relief

5. lucid (loo-sid)
According to Greek mythology, Narcissus saw his reflection in the ____ water and fell in love with it.
(a) cloudy (b) muddy (c) clear

Answers:
1 . B ,  2 . A , 3 . A , 4 . C , 5 . C

Word Pyramid

The clues will help you find the answers to complete the word pyramid. Each answer must contain the previous
answer. You may arrange the words with a new letter.
Hint: Start from the top
1. Abbreviation for litre
2. ‘The’ in French
3. To sleep or recline in a horizontal position
4. A small island
5. A curved line that sets everything straight
6. Messages sent from one computer to another
7. Method of representing objects as they actually are
8. Aluminium, Bauxite, Copper are common types of
9. To return to a state of normalcy
10. Lacking emotion or personal connection
11. Children love to bounce on these

Answers:
LE
LIE
ISLE
SMILE
EMAILS
REALISM
MINERALS
NORMALISE
IMPERSONAL
TRAMPOLINES

 

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