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5 Written questions

5 Matching questions

  1. component
  2. conciliatory
  3. compress
  4. concise
  5. comprise
  1. a reconciling; soothing
    She was still angry despite his conciliatory words.
  2. b include; consist of
    If the District of Columbia were to be granted a statehood, the United States of America would comprise
    fifty-onestates, not just fifty.
  3. c close; squeeze; contract
    She compressed the package under her arm.
  4. d brief and compact
    When you define a new word, be concise; the shorter the definition, the easier it is to remember.
  5. e element; ingredient
    I wish all the components of my stereo system were working at the same time.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. bestow courtesies with a superior air
    The king condescended to grant an audience to the friends of the condemned man.
  2. complete; consummate; make perfect
    The waiter recommended a glass of port to complement the cheese.
  3. beginning; forming of a idea
    At the first conception of the work, he was consulted.
  4. seasonings; spices
    Spanish food is full of condiments.
  5. feel or express pity or sympathy for
    Her friends commiserated with the widow.

5 True/False questions

  1. complacentcomplete; consummate; make perfect
    The waiter recommended a glass of port to complement the cheese.

          

  2. condoleoverlook; forgive; give tacit approval; excuse
    Unlike Widow Douglass, who condoned Huck's minor offenses, Miss Watson did nothing but scold.

          

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

          

  4. communalcombine; constitute; pay interest; increase
    The makers of the popular cold remedy compounded a nasal decongestant with an antihistamine.

          

  5. comatosein a coma; extremely sleepy
    The long-winded orator soon had his audience in a comatose state.

          

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