Match up Answers
redoubt – A small, often temporary defensive fortification.
Usage: Great mounds had been heaped about the crest of the hill, making a huge redoubt of it.
putsch – A sudden attempt by a group to overthrow a government.
Synonyms: coup, coup d’etat, takeover
Usage: The people had been expecting a putsch for years, but they were surprised to wake up one morning and find themselves the subjects of a new government.
larynx – The part of the respiratory tract between the pharynx and the trachea, having walls of cartilage and muscle and containing the vocal cords enveloped in folds of mucous membrane.
Synonyms: voice box
Usage: By cunning operations on tongue, throat, larynx, and nasal cavities a man’s whole enunciation and manner of speech could be changed.
coppice – A thicket or grove of small trees or shrubs, especially one maintained by periodic cutting or pruning to encourage suckering, as in the cultivation of cinnamon trees for their bark.
Synonyms: thicket, brush, copse, brushwood
Usage: They determined on walking round Beechen Cliff, that noble hill whose beautiful verdure and hanging coppice render it so striking an object from almost every opening in Bath.
panacea – A remedy for all diseases, evils, or difficulties; a cure-all.
Synonyms: cure-all, nostrum
Usage: His panacea was somewhat in the nature of an anti-climax, but at least it had the merits of simplicity and of common sense.
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