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What does ‘sangfroid’ mean?

What does ‘sangfroid’ mean?
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A: snooty attitude
B: coolness under pressure
C: French chef

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[B] coolness under pressure. With unrelenting sangfroid, Andrea remained a pro at the poker table despite the high stakes.

Find out which common words used to mean completely different things.

What does ‘redoubtable’ mean?

What does ‘redoubtable’ mean?
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A: unquestionable
B: dubious
C: formidable

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[C] formidable. The pitcher shuddered as the redoubtable Albert Pujols strode to the plate.

What does ‘imprecate’ mean?

What does ‘imprecate’ mean?
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A: curse
B: famous
C: pester or distract

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[A] curse. Before being banished, the witch ominously threatened to imprecate the town for five generations.

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What does ‘somnambulist’ mean?

What does ‘somnambulist’ mean?
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A: a sleepwalker
B: hypnotiser
C: historian

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[A] sleepwalker. For a somnambulist, Lady Macbeth is rather talkative.

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What does ‘restive’ mean?

What does ‘restive’ mean?
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A: comfortable
B: leftover
C: fidgety

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[C] fidgety. Peter got so restive during the exam, he chewed his pencil almost to the lead.

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