Key Terms For A Level Students

A quiz about the definitions of key words you can use in your A Level studies (or equivalent). This quiz will be added to roughly every four weeks.

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1. Halcyon

  • Treating serious issues with deliberately inappropriate humour; flippant
  • Denoting a period of time in the past that was idyllically happy and peaceful
  • Excessively talkative, especially on trivial matters
  • Having or showing great knowledge or learning
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2. Facetious

  • Treating serious issues with deliberately inappropriate humour; flippant
  • Having or showing great knowledge or learning
  • Denoting a period of time in the past that was idyllically happy and peaceful
  • Excessively talkative, especially on trivial matters

3. Garrulous

  • Excessively talkative, especially on trivial matters
  • Treating serious issues with deliberately inappropriate humour; flippant
  • Having or showing great knowledge or learning
  • Denoting a period of time in the past that was idyllically happy and peaceful

4. Alacrity

  • The state of being respected or admired; prestige
  • A brisk and cheerful readiness
  • Great technical skill and brilliance shown in a performance or activity
  • Ridiculously small or inadequate

5. Bravura

  • The state of being respected or admired; prestige
  • A brisk and cheerful readiness
  • Great technical skill and brilliance shown in a performance or activity
  • Ridiculously small or inadequate

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