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5 Matching Questions

  1. composure
  2. conducive
  3. comeuppance
  4. compelling
  5. comprehensive
  1. a helpful; contributive
    Rest and proper diet are conducive to good health.
  2. b thorough; inclusive
    This book provides a comprehensive review of verbal and math skills for the SAT.
  3. c rebuke; deserts
    After his earlier rudeness, we were delighted to see him get his comeuppance.
  4. d overpowering; irresistible in effect
    The prosecutor presented a well-reasoned case, but the defense attorney's compelling arguments for
    leniency won over the jury.
  5. e mental calmness
    Even the latest work crisis failed to shake her composure.

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. participation; involvement
    You cannot keep your complicity in this affair secret very long; you would be wise to admit your
    involvement immediately.
  2. whimsical idea; extravagant metaphor
    He was an entertaining companion, always expressing himself in amusing conceits and witty turns of
    phrase.
  3. courtesy; civility
    A spirit of comity should exist among nations.
  4. combine; constitute; pay interest; increase
    The makers of the popular cold remedy compounded a nasal decongestant with an antihistamine.
  5. seasonings; spices
    Spanish food is full of condiments.

5 True/False Questions

  1. complianttrying to please; obliging
    The courtier obeyed the king's orders in a complaisant manner.

          

  2. compriseinclude; 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. concoctharmony
    Watching Tweediedum and Tweedledee battle, Alice wondered why the two brothers could not manage to
    life in concord.

          

  4. compensatorymaking up for; repaying
    Can a compensatory education program make up for the inadequate schooling he received in earlier years?

          

  5. conduitaqueduct; passageway for fluids
    Water was brought to the army in the desert by an improvised conduit from the adjoining mountain.

          

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