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5 Matching Questions

  1. conception
  2. compute
  3. compromise
  4. comprise
  5. concede
  1. a admit; hield
    Despite all the evidence Monica had assembled, Mark refused to concede that she was right.
  2. b adjust; endanger the interests or reputation of
    Your presence at the scene of the dispute compromises our claim to neutrality in this matter.
  3. c reckon; calculate
    He failed to compute the interest, so his bank balance was not accurate.
  4. d 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.
  5. e beginning; forming of a idea
    At the first conception of the work, he was consulted.

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. an act of yielding
    Before they could reach an agreement, both sides had to make certain concessions.
  2. something fit to be eaten
    The roast turkey and other comestibles, the wines, and the excellent service made this Thanksgiving dinner
    particularly memorable.
  3. brief and compact
    When you define a new word, be concise; the shorter the definition, the easier it is to remember.
  4. overlook; forgive; give tacit approval; excuse
    Unlike Widow Douglass, who condoned Huck's minor offenses, Miss Watson did nothing but scold.
  5. courtesy; civility
    A spirit of comity should exist among nations.

5 True/False Questions

  1. conduitwhimsical idea; extravagant metaphor
    He was an entertaining companion, always expressing himself in amusing conceits and witty turns of
    phrase.

          

  2. combustibleeasily burned
    After the recent outbreak of fires in private homes, the fire commissioner ordered that all combustible
    materials be kept in safe containers.

          

  3. complicityyielding
    He was compliant and ready to go along with his friends' desires.

          

  4. compellingoverpowering; irresistible in effect
    The prosecutor presented a well-reasoned case, but the defense attorney's compelling arguments for
    leniency won over the jury.

          

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

          

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