5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- a overlook; forgive; give tacit approval; excuse
Unlike Widow Douglass, who condoned Huck's minor offenses, Miss Watson did nothing but scold.
- b complete; consummate; make perfect
The waiter recommended a glass of port to complement the cheese.
- c helpful; contributive
Rest and proper diet are conducive to good health.
- d something fit to be eaten
The roast turkey and other comestibles, the wines, and the excellent service made this Thanksgiving dinner
- e prepare by combining; make up in concert
How did the inventive chef ever concoct such strange dish?
5 Multiple choice questions
The judge was especially severe in this sentencing because he felt that the criminal had shown no
compunction for his heinous crime.
- reckon; calculate
He failed to compute the interest, so his bank balance was not accurate.
- element; ingredient
I wish all the components of my stereo system were working at the same time.
- trying to please; obliging
The courtier obeyed the king's orders in a complaisant manner.
- in a coma; extremely sleepy
The long-winded orator soon had his audience in a comatose state.
5 True/False questions
concession → an act of yielding
Before they could reach an agreement, both sides had to make certain concessions.
complicity → courtesy; civility
A spirit of comity should exist among nations.
concise → brief and compact
When you define a new word, be concise; the shorter the definition, the easier it is to remember.
commodious → spacious and comfortable
After sleeping in a small roadside cabins, they found their hotel suite commodious.
commandeer → held in common; of a group of people
When they were divorced, they had trouble dividing their communal property.