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5 Matching Questions

  1. conducive
  2. compact
  3. concatenate
  4. comeuppance
  5. condign
  1. a adequate; deservedly severe
    The public approved the condign punishment for the crime.
  2. b rebuke; deserts
    After his earlier rudeness, we were delighted to see him get his comeuppance.
  3. c helpful; contributive
    Rest and proper diet are conducive to good health.
  4. d link as in a chain It is difficult to understand how these events could concatenate as they did without outside assistance.
  5. e tightly packed; firm; brief
    His short, compact body was better suited to wrestling than to basketball.

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. complete; consummate; make perfect
    The waiter recommended a glass of port to complement the cheese.
  2. bestow courtesies with a superior air
    The king condescended to grant an audience to the friends of the condemned man.
  3. overpowering; irresistible in effect
    The prosecutor presented a well-reasoned case, but the defense attorney's compelling arguments for
    leniency won over the jury.
  4. spacious and comfortable
    After sleeping in a small roadside cabins, they found their hotel suite commodious.
  5. whimsical idea; extravagant metaphor
    He was an entertaining companion, always expressing himself in amusing conceits and witty turns of

5 True/False Questions

  1. commemorativeremembering; honoring
    The new commemorative stamp honors the late Martin Luther King, Jr.


  2. commensurateequal in extent
    Your reward will be commensurate with your effort.


  3. conceptionbeginning; forming of a idea
    At the first conception of the work, he was consulted.


  4. communalheld in common; of a group of people
    When they were divorced, they had trouble dividing their communal property.


  5. compunctionlisting of statistical information in tabular or book form
    The compilation of available scholarships serves a very valuable purpose.


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