serious (Adjective) : bad or dan-   92. (1) majestic (Adjective) : impres-   97. (3) condemn (Verb) : to express
    gerous                                  sive; splendid                           very strong disapproval of some-
    sleepy (Adjective) : needing            august (Adjective) : impressive;         body/something
    sleep                                   making you feel respect                  scorn (Verb) : to feel or show
87. (3) backslide (Verb) : drop to a        important (Adjective) : of great         that somebody/something is stu-
    lower level in one’s morals or          value                                    pid and you do not respect him
    behaviour                               difficult (Adjective) : not easy         or it
    regress (Verb) : to return to an        huge (Adjective) : enormous;             ridicule (Verb) : to make fun of
    earlier or less advanced form or        vast                                     somebody/something
    way of behaving                     93. (2) destroyed (Verb) : to dam-           criticize (Verb) : to say that you
    deteriorate (Verb) : to become          age something very badly                 disapprove of somebody/some-
    worse (bad to worse)                    decimated (Verb) : to severely           thing
    degenerate (Verb) : deteriorate         damage something or make             98. (4) irreverent (Adjective) : not
    lapse (Verb) : to be no longer          something weaker                         showing respect to somebody/
    valid because the period of time        denounced (Verb) : to strongly           something
    that it lasts has come to an end        criticize somebody/something             impious (Adjective) : showing
88. (4) poisonous (Adjective) : tox-        that you think is wrong, illegal,        a lack of respect for God and
    ic, containing poison                   etc.                                     religion
    toxic (Adjective) : containing          successful (Verb) : achieving            holy (Adjective) : connected
    poison ; poisonous                      your aims or what was intended           with God or religion
    bitter (Adjective) : not sweet          depressed (Verb) : very sad and          mi schi evo us (Adjective) :
    foul-smelling (Adjective) : smell       without hope                             naughty
    bad                                                                              shrewd (Adjective) : clever at
                                        94. (1) obstacle (Noun) : hindrance;
    remedial (Adjective) : aimed at                                                  understanding and making
    solving a problem (medical)                                                      judgements about a situation
                                            hurdle (Noun) : obstacle
89. (4) standard (noun) : a level of                                             99. (3) self-employed (Adjective) :
                                            ban (Noun) : an official rule that
    quality                                                                          working for yourself and not
                                            says that something is not al-
    yardstick (Noun) : a ruler for                                                   employed
    measuring one yard ; a standard                                                  freelance (Adjective) : earning
    used for judging how good or            hedge (Noun) : a row of bushes
                                            or small trees planted close to-         money by selling your work or
    successful something is                                                          services to several different or-
    summation (Noun) : a summa-             gether, usually along the edge of
                                            a field, garden or road                  ganisations
    ry of what has been done or said                                                 self-betrayed (Adjective) : re-
    size (Noun) : how large or small        relay (Noun) : a race between
                                            teams in which each member of            vealed the truth about one is
    a person or thing is                                                             actions or thoughts intentionally
                                            the team runs or swims one sec-
    statistics (noun) : collection of                                                or inadvertently.
                                            tion of the race
    information shown in numbers                                                     self-centred (Adjective) : tend-
                                        95. (3) scarce (Adjective) : there is
90. (1) trivial (Adjective) : not im-                                                ing to think only about yourself
    portant; not serious                    not enough of it and it is avail-
                                            able in small quantities                 self-driven (Adjective) : driving
    little (Adjective) : trivial ; not                                               by yourself
    important ; not serious ; not big;      rare (Adjective) : not done,
                                            seen, happening etc, very often     100. (1) slide (Verb) : to move easily
                                            common (Adjective) : happen-             over a smooth or wet surface
    petty (Adjective) : small and
                                            ing often                                slither (Verb) : to move in a
                                            usual (Adjective) : normal ; hap-        smooth, controlled way, close to
    sample (Adjective) : a number of
                                            pening often                             the ground; slide, glide.
    people or things taken from a long-
    er group and used in tests for          few (Adjective) : not many               move (Verb) : shift; to change
    providing information about the     96. (3) appropriate (Adjective) : suit-      position
    group.                                  able ; acceptable ; correct              shake (Verb) : to move with
    simple (Adjective) : easy; not          apposite (Adjective) : very ap-          short quick movements side-
    complicated                             propriate for a particular situa-        ways/up and down
91. (3) greed (Noun) : a strong de-         tion or in relation to something.        slip (Verb) : to slide a short dis-
    sire for more wealth                    contrary (Adjective) : behaving          tance by accident so that you
    avarice (Noun) : greed; extreme         badly; choosing to do and say the        may fall or nearly fall
    desire for wealth                       opposite of what is expected        101. (4) equipment (Noun) : things
    generosity (Noun) : the fact of         bitter (Adjective) : very serious        needed for a particular activity
    willing to give freely                  and unpleasant                           accoutrements (Noun) : pieces
    envy (Noun) : jealousy                  misleading (Verb) : to give              of equipment needed for a par-
    hatred (Noun) : a very strong           somebody the wrong idea or im-           ticular activity.
    feeling of dislike                      pression and make him believe            companions (Noun) : persons
                                            something that is not true               who spend a lot of time with you