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5 Matching Questions

  1. concur
  2. compact
  3. condone
  4. concerted
  5. condescend
  1. a agreement; contract
    The signers of the Mayflower Compact were establishing a form of government.
  2. b bestow courtesies with a superior air
    The king condescended to grant an audience to the friends of the condemned man.
  3. c overlook; forgive; give tacit approval; excuse
    Unlike Widow Douglass, who condoned Huck's minor offenses, Miss Watson did nothing but scold.
  4. d mutually agreed on; done together
    The girl scouts in the troop made a concerted effort to raise funds for their annual outing, and emitted a
    concerted sigh when their leader announced that they had reached their goal.
  5. e agree Did you concur with the decision of the court or did you find it unfair?

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. yielding
    He was compliant and ready to go along with his friends' desires.
  2. making up for; repaying
    Can a compensatory education program make up for the inadequate schooling he received in earlier years?
  3. huge
    Radio City Music Hall has a colossal stage.
  4. private meeting
    He was present at all their conclaves as an unofficial observer.
  5. combine; constitute; pay interest; increase
    The makers of the popular cold remedy compounded a nasal decongestant with an antihistamine.

5 True/False Questions

  1. complaisantyielding
    He was compliant and ready to go along with his friends' desires.


  2. commiseratefeel or express pity or sympathy for
    Her friends commiserated with the widow.


  3. conciliatoryreconciling; soothing
    She was still angry despite his conciliatory words.


  4. conducivebrief and compact
    When you define a new word, be concise; the shorter the definition, the easier it is to remember.


  5. concentrichaving a common center
    The target was made of concentric circles.


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