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5 Matching questions

  1. compliance
  2. conception
  3. condole
  4. condign
  5. comport
  1. a conformity in fulfilling requirements; readiness to yield
    The design for the new school had to be in compliance with the local building code.
  2. b bear one's self; behave
    He comported himself with great dignity.
  3. c express sympathetic sorrow
    His friends gathered to condole with him over his loss.
  4. d adequate; deservedly severe
    The public approved the condign punishment for the crime.
  5. e beginning; forming of a idea
    At the first conception of the work, he was consulted.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. combine; constitute; pay interest; increase
    The makers of the popular cold remedy compounded a nasal decongestant with an antihistamine.
  2. harmonious; in harmony with
    They were compatible neighbors, never quarreling over unimportant matters.
  3. harmony
    Watching Tweediedum and Tweedledee battle, Alice wondered why the two brothers could not manage to
    life in concord.
  4. hollow
    The back-packers found partial shelter from the storm by huddling against the concave wall of the cliff.
  5. seasonings; spices
    Spanish food is full of condiments.

5 True/False questions

  1. componentself-satisfied
    There was a complacent look on his face as he examined his paintings.


  2. compressclose; squeeze; contract
    She compressed the package under her arm.


  3. compriseclose; squeeze; contract
    She compressed the package under her arm.


  4. concomitantthat which accompanies
    Culture is not always a concomitant of wealth.


  5. compactagreement; contract
    The signers of the Mayflower Compact were establishing a form of government.


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